Will NSFAS Fund College of Cape Town Students?

You may be interested in applying for NSFAS funding, however, not sure if they fund College of Cape Town students. Here is what you need to know.



The College of Cape Town is a TVET college that aims to equip students with qualifications and skills to start successful careers. The college provides well-equipped lecture rooms, workshops, computer rooms, media centres and studios for practical work.

Students at the College of Cape Town may apply for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). The college assists students with applying for the bursary.

All courses available at the college are funded by NSFAS:

  • Art and Design
  • Beauty Therapy
  • Building and Civil Engineering
  • Business Studies
  • Education and Training
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Hair Care
  • Hospitality
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Travel and Tourism

Students from low-income households may apply for the bursary online or by completing an application form which may be collected at their campus.

How to apply for NSFAS online:

  1. Click here to visit the myNSFAS website.
  2. Create a myNSFAS account.
  3. Select the “Apply” tab to update your personal information and upload your supporting documents.
  4. Submit your application.

NSFAS applications are currently open for the 2022 academic year.

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