DFC Special Education Student Loan Program

Helping students from low income, vulnerable, high risk, or high dependency homes access the student financing they need to pursue their Academic or Vocational Studies.

If you fit any ONE of the below criteria, you can apply!

  • Students from low-income homes (less than $20k annually)
  • Students from Homes with at least 2 children under 18 years of age.
  • Students with Handicap or Special-Needs parents
  • Low income parents 
  • Students from homes benefiting from a social assistance program
  • Students who reside in high crime rate areas (At-Risk Groups)


  • For Vocational and/or Tertiary Studies
  • As low as 6.5% – Interest Rate, on the Reducing Balance
  • Flexible Collateral Requirements
  • Covers Tuition, Fees, Books, Travel, Lodging + more!

How to Apply:

  • Copy of Valid Photo ID (Social Security Card, Passport)
  • Certificates, Diplomas and Transcripts
  • Letter of Acceptance from School including details and cost of Course.
  • Particulars on Security
  • Evidence of client’s contribution including school grants. scholarship etc.

Other Requirements:

  • Those under 18 require a parent or guardian to apply.
  • All applications must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation for a teacher or a letter from a credible organization (4H Club, Belize Youth Movement etc.)