Simbongile Makanda


simbongile makanda

Simbongile Makanda is Head of Editorial at Portal Publishing where she manages a team of young, enthusiastic writers. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Cape Town. In her spare time, she enjoys creating a host of content on various platforms.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) receives thousands of applications every year. Part of the application process requires applicants to provide their phone number in order to receive a One Time Pin (OTP). 

Funza Lushaka is a government bursary scheme aimed at providing funding for students who wish to pursue a career in teaching. If you would like to apply for funding, you will need to first create login details for your profile. Here's how you can do that. 

Applying for a Funza Lushaka bursary can get you one step closer to funding your teaching qualification. Here's how you can submit your application online. 

Submitting your NSFAS application can get you one step closer to receiving funding. However, if you manage to secure other funding, you might need to cancel your application. 

NSFAS applications are open for students who need funding for their studies in 2022. Here's when applications will close. 

Scholarships can be a great way to fund your studies. But much like other funding options, there are good and bad aspects about this form of funding. Here are the advantages and disadvantages that you can consider before accepting a scholarship. 

If you've been putting off starting your NSFAS application because you're dreading the visit to the police station or post office, then we have some good news. 

Feenix is a crowdfunding platform, helping students reach their funding goals and settle their student debt. Here's how you can apply and get one step closer to settling your student debt.

If you're in need of funding for your studies, you might be wondering if there are Fundi bursaries available. Fundi offers students a funding alternative to make tertiary education more accessible. 

NSFAS applications are officially open, but in order to stand a chance at securing funding, you'll need to apply. Here's how you can go about applying online.

If you've been struggling to complete your NSFAS application because your school isn't listed, NSFAS has clarified what you should do to move to the next step of your application process. 

Fundi provides educational loans to South African citizens. If you're funded by Fundi, you'll need to create a Fundi account. Here's how you can log into your account.

If you are currently receiving NSFAS funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, you might be wondering if you can apply for the SASSA R350 grant. We have the answers.

Boland College has opened applications for NSFAS appeals and applications. The TVET College has announced the period for application submissions. 

If you're in need of funding for your studies, The NSFAS bursary could be for you. However, much like other bursaries, there are a list of requirements that applicants have to meet in order to be considered. 

The wait is finally over. NSFAS has officially opened applications for the 2022 academic year. Here's what you need to know before applying. 

The wait is almost over, as applications for NSFAS funding will be opening soon. Minister Blade Nzimande held a media briefing on Thursday morning to reveal when students can start applying. 

Students who are funded by NSFAS qualify to receive allowances directly from the financial aid scheme. These allowances are kept in their NSFAS wallets. Here's how you can check your NSFAS wallet balance.

After closing due to the lockdown in 2020, NSFAS has officially reopened its walk-in centre. This means hopeful applicants, as well as current NSFAS bursary holders, can visit the centre for assistance.

Many hopeful applicants have been waiting for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to give them the go ahead to apply for 2022 funding. However, things have been a bit different this year.