Higher Education Loans & Scholarship Board (HELSB)


Student Scholarships

HELSB administers scholarships received from friendly nations at Undergraduate, Masters and PhD levels. Selection of candidates for scholarships is based on academic merit.


Applicants should submit
  • Letter of application responding to the advertisement, clearly stating the program of study desired, age, day-time phone number for easy communication.

  • Curriculum Vitae, certified photocopies of academic certificates, certified photocopies of applicant’s NRC, Birth Certificate and passport copies of pages 2 & 3

  • A study plan or synopsis summarized details of preferred course and how the intended course of study will enhance one’s contribution to Zambia’s development agenda (200 words for undergraduates and 400 words for postgraduates on one face of an A4 page).

  • It is a requirement by the host countries that all nominated candidates undergo comprehensive medical examination, including HIV, TB and Hepatitis B