Fund Your Future program
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Apply for a flexible loan from Sterling Bank to fund your online degree at Nexford, and have the opportunity to land a post-graduation job placement at Sterling.
Fund your future with Sterling Bank and Nexford
Your dreams, your future
Kickstart your career by applying for a flexible loan across 12 months (with monthly repayments) with a fixed FX rate from Sterling Bank — and get 15% off your Nexford tuition.
Opportunity for all
By enrolling at Nexford with the Edubanc loan, you’ll have the chance to apply to land an internship with Sterling Bank during your study, and a post graduate job placement.
Earn an American degree
Join America’s most innovative university, 100% online. Get a flexible, accredited degree, relevant job skills, and around-the-clock support. Learn when you want to around your personal schedule.
Study online, prepare for the future
Are you looking to accelerate in your career, launch a business or master skills in the hottest sectors? Choose from five MBA specializations, eight Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) specializations, and in-demand certificates and short courses. You'll master the skills you need to advance your future career, with less theory and more practice. Our curriculum is designed based on the needs of the world's largest employers.
- Specialize in Artificial Intelligence, Digital Transformation, Data Analytics, Marketing. Build the skills in highest demand
- Master soft skills of the future like critical and creative thinking Bridge the gap between technology and management, understand the best of both worlds
- Build a network of global professionals from 80+ countries working at firms like Google, TikTok, Deloitte, and Microsoft
Why Nexford? Hear from Sterling Bank employees how a degree at Nexford has benefitted them in their roles.
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Fund your future with Sterling Bank
Current economic hardship shouldn’t stop you from following your dreams, your goals, a world-class education. This collaboration between Sterling Bank and Nexford University is designed to give the opportunity for a brighter future: offering you 15% off your tuition through a flexible loan (with monthly repayments) from Sterling Bank.
For the duration of your Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) or Master's degree (MBA) with Nexford, apply for a partial or full loan (with monthly repayments) from Sterling Bank — and pay it back in Naira, at a fixed, favourable FX rate through Form A being processed on your behalf. The benefit? You can focus on what matters: learning.
Sterling Bank is your financial services partner, by your side throughout your life. Steeped in heritage, Sterling Bank understand your needs and challenges, and has done for decades. Opportunity should be equal to everyone: and that’s why you’ll also have the chance to apply for a work placement at Sterling Bank during your study, and the opportunity to apply for a post-graduate job placement once you’ve completed your program.
How to apply for the loan
Before you apply, please check your eligibility for the loan with Sterling Bank and read the admission requirements that you’ll need to meet to enroll in either the MBA or Bachelor’s (BBA) program at Nexford University.
1. Register through the form on this page
To be eligible for the Sterling Bank loan after being admitted to Nexford, you must register your interest through the form on this page. After filling in the form, you’ll receive an email with next steps.
2. Apply to Nexford’s MBA or Bachelor’s (BBA) program
To apply to Nexford’s MBA or BBA program you have to meet the admission requirements and pay a one-off $20 application fee. If you’ve got any questions about applying, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit your application and receive a response from Nexford within a couple of days. If you’re admitted, you’ll then receive an email with next steps on how to apply for the Edubanc loan.
Having difficulties with your application? We've put together a guide to help you.
3. Apply for the Edubanc loan
Once you’ve been admitted to Nexford, you’ll need to apply for the Edubanc loan. It’s a short application, and you’ll have a decision on your application within 24-48 hours. To apply for the loan, you’ll need the following:
- Your Nexford Contact ID (you can find this in your Nexford admission acceptance email – only admitted applicants will receive one)
- A current account with Sterling Bank
- Passport photograph
- Valid means of Identification (Driver’s license, Voters card, International passport, NIMC)
- Utility bill (dated within the last 6 months)
- 2 suitable references (from any bank in Nigeria)
- Provision of an operational account number to determine eligibility (from any bank in Nigeria)
- ATM Card for your account, to enable monthly debits for loan repayment
You'll also need to ensure that you apply for the loan with the same email address as your Nexford application, and that your name matches the name on your BVN.
The loan repayment terms also can't exceed 33% of your salary, or else you will be ineligible. If you do not have financial capacity, your parent/guardian can apply for finance on your behalf.
Whilst you’re completing your application to Nexford, we recommend to ensure you have all the above — so that you can then have your Edubanc loan processed as quickly as possible following admission to Nexford.
Having difficulties with your loan application? Here's a guide to help you.
4. Complete your enrollment
If you’re successful with your loan application, you’ll receive a code from the Nexford Admissions team to enter at the tuition payment stage. Your tuition payment will be paid directly to Nexford through your Edubanc account (through your monthly loan repayments), so you won’t need to enter any details when completing payment on the Nexford website.
Online learning, the modern way
Studying online does not have to be lonely, not with Nexford. In our most recent learner survey, 100% of Nexford learners said they are satisfied with their learning experience! You’ll receive 24/7, individual support from faculty and success advisors throughout your learning journey.
Nexford is an American university licensed in Washington DC with international accreditation from ASIC – and recognized by CMI, Quality Matters, and the NSLS. Nexford was born different for you. No term time. No campus. Learn real-world skills 100% online, pay affordable monthly tuition, and graduate as fast as you want.
Learn today’s most in-demand skills to step into tomorrow’s jobs. Nexford’s programs are based on the needs of the world's largest employers. Less theory, more job skills – 100% online.