NSFAS is a financial aid scheme that supports students with funding for their studies. If you are a NSFAS funded student you may want to know if you need to re-apply for NSFAS every year to recieve funding. You can keep reading to find out!
NSFAS is a bursary that covers many different expenses, but is a laptop included in a NSFAS bursary?
NSFAS is a rather popular financial solution should you have trouble paying for your higher education fees. The NSFAS bursary covers so much more than just your tuition fees. The question does stand, do they provide students with laptop as well?
NSFAS, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, funds students for their studies from money they receieve from the government. If you are funded by NSFAS, not only will your studies but also further funding for other expenses.
With regards to how long NSFAS funds their students, it depends on the duration of your course or degree. Most degrees take about 3 to 4 years, whereas medical degrees for example take up to 7 years. And if you fail one year, NSFAS has granted students an extra year of funding.
As a NSFAS funded student, or in general, you may be curious as to how NSFAS ensures that students funded before 2018 pay back their loan.
Students funded after that date will be a bit confused! Do you have to pay back NSFAS? The good news for recent beneficiaires of NSFAS is that it is now a grant and you do not have to pay anything back.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides funding for students at higher education institutions. So does NSFAS still provide book vouchers now that students are using online learning?
In the past NSFAS has provided book vouchers as part of their funding so that students are able to purchase any books related to their course of study. But now that many universitites are using online learning, will NSFAS still provide book vouchers?
The rule that NSFAS applies for the length that they fund students is called the N+2 rule. Keep reading to find out what the rule is!
The rule means that students have N+2 years to finish the degree they have applied for. N refers to the minimum number of years allocated by the institution to complete the qualification a student is registered for. The +2 refers to an additional 2 years that NSFAS includes for the number of years they will fund a student.
Founded in memory of the late Uyinene Mrwetyana, the Uyinene Mrwetyana Scholarship for Women is open for applications.
The scholarship will be awarded to women students who are pursuing a degree in the Faculty of Humanities at UCT. Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of leadership in social justice and social activism.