How to apply
To apply for a student loan you need to be registered at an accredited tertiary institution and be studying towards:

  • a certificate;
  • a diploma;
  • a degree; or
  • a postgraduate degree or diploma

If you are going into your first year, you need to have a matric certificate. You need to have passed your previous year of study if you are going into your second or subsequent years. If you do not have a matric certificate, you need to be studying towards a technical qualification at a further education and training college.

How to apply for a student loan

You will need to fill in a student loan application form and take it to any Standard Bank branch, student bureau or apply youth-applications.standardbank.co.za/mystudentloan If you are a full-time student or a minor you will need to have someone who is acceptable to the bank to sign as surety.

If you are under the age of 18 and not legally emancipated, your parents or guardian will need to co-sign the loan and bring a copy of their identity document to the branch.

In addition to the application form you and your surety will need to provide us with the following:

 

Full-time student

Surety

Part-time student

Identity document

X

X

X

       

Parent or guardian's identity document, if student is a minor

X

 

X

Latest results (Original results from the learning institution)

X

 

X

Proof of registration at a tertiary institution

X

 

X

Proof of costs, for example, fees and accommodation

X

 

X

Proof of residential address

X

 

X

Balance sheet and an income and expenditure statement*, the forms are available from our branches

 

X

X

Proof of income, for example, a salary slip

 

X

X

Two months' bank statements (only if part time student or surety doesn't have a transaction account with us)

 

X

X


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