Its difficult to have your laptop damaged or not to have a Laptop when there is a whole lot that is needed for as a student. Especially during the writing of Long essay , thesis or doing Assignments.
You don’t need to worry much since you can use part of your students loan to request for the Laptop and payback within 8 to 9 years.
It’s not only Laptop, It could be a smartphone. To apply follow the process below ..
How to Apply for the Laptop
Login to the students loan trustfund platform
Download the laptop request Form
Fill and submit to the Students loan secretariat in your school
You will be given text message immediately indicating Where and when you will get the laptop.
How to Apply for the Smartphone.
The steps are the same as taking a laptop
Login to the students loan website
Download the smartphone request form
Fill and submit to the secretariat
Text message will be sent to you, indicating when and where it will be ready.
Is the laptop scheme a separate loan from the regular student loan?
No, it is part of the normal loan. The cost of the laptop is a portion of the student loan amount.
How do I acquire a laptop?
Download a laptop request form from the SLTF website (www.sltf.gov.gh), fill it and present it at your SLTF zone or campus office.
Download the Laptop Request Form.
Where to pick the laptop?
After you have made your request, you will be notified via text message when and where to pick up your machine. It would normally be at your zone or campus office.
Yes, the warranty covers the hardware, faulty screen, battery, faulty camera and keyboard.
Which laptop can I get with my loan?
The model currently available is the
HP 250 G7(Processor: Intel Core i3 2.4 GHz 8th Generation,
Memory: 4BG, HDD: 500GB,
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit Professional edition pre-installed,
Genuine Microsoft office Standard license pre-installed,
15.6″ carrying case,
Keyboard UK English).
At every point in time, the SLTF will inform students about the available model(s).
How many devices can I apply for?
There is no limit, so long as it can be covered by your loan amount.
How much are the devices?
You will be notified of the cost of the available devices at the time of applying.
How do I pay for my device?
The device is part of the loan you applied for, so it is subject to the same repayment conditions as the normal loan.
Source; Students Loan Trustfund.
You need to take caution, If you do not need the loan for the laptop or the loan entirely, Do not apply for it as it maybe difficult to pay back the loan.
Many passed student’s names are published on the students loan website for defaulting the loan.
It can take you about 8 years to pay back.
Some even after school getting a job is a very difficult thing hence you must proceed with caution whiles applying for the students loan.