Student loan

The Federal Government Student Loan assists Nigerian students in financing their college education. Follow these steps to apply:

Student loan


Before applying, ensure you meet these requirements:

 Family income below N500,000 per year.

 Two guarantors: civil servants with 12 years of service or qualified professionals.

 Clean record: No previous loan defaults or involvement in serious crimes.

Application Process:

  1. Prepare Required Documents:

    Completed application form.

    Admission letter, JAMB result slip, WAEC/NECO result certificate.

    Birth certificate, passport photograph.

    Letters of support and employment for guarantors.

  1. Submission to Student Affairs Office:

    Submit documents to your school’s Student Affairs Office.

  1. Review and Recommendation:

    The office examines your application and forwards recommendations to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

  1. Decision by CBN:

    CBN makes the final decision on loan approval based on recommendations.

  1. Loan Disbursement:

    Approved loans are sent directly to your school for disbursement.

How to Apply:

  1. Visit CBN Website:

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    Go to the CBN website and download the application form.

  1. Fill Out the Form:

    Complete the form accurately and attach required documents.

  1. Submit to Student Affairs Office:

    Take the form and documents to your school’s Student Affairs Office for assistance.

Important Notes:

 Repayment Period: Plan to repay the loan within 10 years after completing your studies.

 Legal Consequences: Failure to repay may lead to imprisonment or fines.

Banks Offering Student Loans:

 Access Bank Student Loan:

    Covers tuition fees up to ₦5 million, with refinancing options.

 GTBank Student Loan:

    Offers loans up to ₦5 million with competitive rates.

 First Bank FirstEdu Loan:

    Designed for school proprietors with flexible repayment plans.)

By following these steps and understanding the requirements, you can successfully apply for the Federal Government Student Loan in Nigeria and pursue your educational goals with financial assistance.

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