Student loan: NELFUND commences registration for state-owned institutions [Full list]

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The Nigerian Education Loan Fund, NELFUND, has announced that students from 36 state-owned tertiary institutions can now apply for its scheme, starting Sunday, July 7, 2024.

NELFUND disclosed this in a notice through its official X handle on Sunday.

The fund urged state-owned tertiary institutions to submit their complete student data to its Student Verification System.

According to the tweet: “The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) is pleased to announce that students enrolled in the following 36 state-owned tertiary institutions can now apply for student loans effective today, 7th July 2024.

“The management of these institutions has successfully submitted their student data to the NELFUND Student Verification System (SVS).

“We urge all other state-owned tertiary institutions to submit their complete student data to the NELFUND Student Verification System timely to enable their students to benefit from the scheme.”

Eligible state-owned universities include Adamawa State University, Mubi; Ramat Polytechnic, Maiduguri; Borno State University; Mohammed Lawan College of Agriculture, Borno State; Edo State University, Uzairue; Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti; Gombe State University; Kingsley Ozumba Mbadiwe University, Imo State; Imo State University of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Umuagwo; Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria; Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano; Umaru Musa Yar’adua University, Katsina; Katsina State Institute of Technology and Management; Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, Aliero; Confluence University of Science and Technology, Kogi State; Lagos State University of Education; Lagos State University; Nasarawa State University, Keffi; Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State; University of Medical Sciences, Ondo; Osun State University; University of Ilesa, Osun State; GTC, ARA Osun State; GTC, Gbongan Osun State;

GTC, Ijebu-Jesa Osun State; GTC, Ile-Ife Osun State; GTC, Inisa, Osun State; GTC, Iwo, Osun State; GTC, Osu, Osun State; GTC, Otan Ayegbaju, Osun State; Osun State College of Education, Ila -Orangun; Government Technical College, Ile-Ife; Osun State College of Technology; Taraba State University, Jalingo; Umar Suleiman College of Education, Gashua, Yobe State; and

Zamfara State University, Talata Mafara.

NELFUND, which opened its portal for applications on May 24, 2024, recently approved the disbursement of N35 billion to 70,000 successful applicants from federal institutions.

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