UNIBEN Student Loan | See Requirements and Application Form
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UNIBEN Student Loan | See Requirements and Application Form

UNIBEN Student Loan 

The University of Benin Student Loan portal has been activated. Are you having challenges funding your education? See the UNIBEN Student Loan Requirements, Eligibility candidates, application portal, How to Apply, and the closing deadline.

The UNIBEN student loan portal has been launched and the application form is accessible from the portal. Fill out the UNIBEN student loan application form correctly with your details via www.uniben.edu.ng.

Note that this loan is for poor student that has challenges with their academic funding. Successful applicants after applications will be verified and the money will be paid directly into the school account.


Is UNIBEN Student Loan Application Portal Open?

Yes, The UNIBEN Student loan application portal has been enabled for interested candidates to apply. It is an interest-free loan, you pay back exactly what you collected. It is missioned to facilitate Access to Higher Education in the country thereby, providing legal backing for the Education Loan Fund.

The UNIBEN student loan will cover only tuition fees, it does not include accommodation and other expenses and every student from level 100 – 400 can apply. Visit the UNIBEN student portal via www.uniben.edu.ng.


Facts About the UNIBEN Student Loan 

  • It is an interest-free loan for indigent UNIBEN students in which beneficiaries will repay the exact amount collected.
  • The student loan is for less-privileged or poor students seeking higher education in public universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education in the country.
  • All indigent students have equal rights to access the loan without any discrimination arising either from gender, religion, tribe, position, or disability of any kind.
  • Only accessible to Nigerian students and it’s just for tuition fee payment.
  • Student family income must be less than N5000,000 per year
  • Loan repayment is two years after completing the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC)
  • The loan repayment method shall be facilitated through a direct deduction of 10% of the beneficiary’s salary every month.
  • Defaulters of the loan repayment shall be upon conviction liable to a fine of N500,000 or imprisonment for 2 years, or both.


Eligibility Criteria and Requirements

  • Must be a Nigerian
  • Must be a registered UNIBEN student 
  • NIN
  • Must present two guarantors, a civil servant with at least 12 years in service and a lawyer who is at least 10 years of post-call
  • Must have any of the O’level certificates such as FSLC, WAEC, NECO, or NABTEB/GCE 
  • Computer literacy is pertinent for all applicants
  • proficiency in oral and written English Language
  • University admission letter
  • JAMB UTME Result
  • LGA certificate
  • State of origin certificate


How to Apply 

  • Visit the official UNIBEN Student loan application portal via www.uniben.edu.ng
  • Navigate to the Student Loan menu.
  • Supply your academic details.
  • Complete the form with your details and upload the required documents.
  • And submit your application


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What is the UNIBEN Student Loan Act?

According to the Act, The beneficiaries of the UNIBEN Student Loan are to commence paying back the loan two years after completion of the one-year mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The education loan fund will work with the student and their employers to deduct the funds from the beneficiary’s monthly salary.

Ensure using your correct details and make sure you meet the above requirements before applying. Successful applicants will be called and undergo a screening exercise.

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  • Michael

    This post is authored by Michael Offiong, an Editor of Recruitment Portfolio. Boasting over a decade of expertise in the recruitment sector, Michael provides up-to-date information on jobs and recruitment topics, career opportunities, and breaking news stories.

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