How Many Months Does NSFAS Give Allowances?

National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides financial assistance in the form of bursaries to eligible students at South African public universities and TVET colleges. 

 

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National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides financial assistance in the form of bursaries to eligible students at South African public universities and TVET colleges. 

 

NSFAS will cover more than just the tuition fees of students. The bursary covers you with the following if you qualify:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Transport
  • Living allowances
  • Book allowances
  • Incidental/personal care allowance for students in catered residences

These allowances are paid to students during the first week of each month over a period of 10 months.

 

For more information you can visit the NSFAS website

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