After establishing applicant’s neediness, and meeting requirements the following programme clusters will be used to determine the loans to be issued in priority order subject to availability of funds.
4.1 Cluster I
Courses under this cluster include: -
(i) Education and Teaching in Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics
(ii) Health Sciences (Doctor of Medicine, Dental Surgery, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy,
Nursing, Midwifery, Prosthetics and Orthotics, Physiotherapy, Biotechnology and Laboratory sciences, Radiotherapy Technology);
(iii) Engineering Programmes (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Mining, Mineral and Processing, Textile, Chemical and Processing, Agriculture, Food and Processing, Automobile, Industrial, Maritime Transportation, Marine Technology, Electronics and Telecommunication, and Bio-Processing and Post-Harvest), Water and Irrigation, Petroleum and Gas, and electrical, Bachelor Degree in Aircraft and Maintenance
Engineering and Bachelor of Bio-medical engineering Programme.
(iv) Petroleum Geology, Petroleum Chemistry
(v) Agriculture, Forestry, Animal Sciences and Production Management
Courses under this cluster include:
(i) Basic Science Programmes (BSc General, BSc in/with Applied Zoology, Botanical,
Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology,
Fisheries and Aquaculture, Aquatic Environmental Sciences and Conservation, Geology,Mathematics and Statistics, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Health, Wildlife and Conservation), ICT Legal and ICT and Programming, Information Systems and Network Management, Environmental, Urban Development and Industrial Metrology.
(ii) Land Science Programmes (Architecture, Landscape and Architecture, Interior
Design, Building Survey, Building Economics, Urban and Regional Planning, Land
Management and Valuation, and Geospatial Technology).
(vi) Courses under this cluster include Business and Management Studies, Social Sciences,
Arts, Humanities, Law and Legal Studies, Languages, Literature, Media and
All other courses not listed in either of the clusters, will fall under Cluster III