Does Helb Give Loans To Diploma Students


Yes.Helb gives loans to diploma students who are placed in the category of TVET LOANS. This category is strictly for students pursuing certificate and diploma courses in select public universities, select university colleges, public national polytechnics and Institutes of Technology and Technical Training institutes. Helb gives first priority to orphans and the disabled. The maximum amount given to certificate and diploma students is Ksh40,000 per year.

Application Requirements:

  1. Admission letter from the institution.
  2. National Identification Card.
  3. Applicants should access and fill the relevant TVET Loan and Bursary Application Form (TLAF).
  4. Print TWO copies of the duly filled Loan Application Form.
  5. Have the TVET Loan Application Form signed and stamped by the Dean of Students/Financial Aid Officers.
  6. Retain one copy of the duly filled TLAF (Mandatory).
  7. Drop the TLAF personally at the HELB students Service Centre on the Mezannine One, Anniversary Towers or any of the SELECT Huduma Centers nearest to you.

Click HERE to download approved TVET institutions funded by HELB as at September 2019.

Customer Service Touch Points

Anniversary Towers, University Way:

Touch Point Floor Service Offered Operating Hours
Students Service Centre M1
  1. Loan/bursary application, allocation and disbursement queries
  2. Drop off of Loan Application Forms.


Customer Experience Centre Ground
  1. Loan Repayment
  2. HELB Compliance and Clearance
  3. HELB Jielimishe Inquiries


Cash Office 18th
  1. Receiving and receipting of cheques
  2. Receipting of cash deposit slips


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