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As a returnin student, you may be wondering if you will need to pay the registration fee for your university. An arrangement has been made with universities to allow students to register. The registration/upfront fee will be covered by your NSFAS package. 

 

These are the steps you need to follow in order to obtain an NSFAS bursary, which includes how to sign your agreement. Any student who has been approved for funding will not receive any money until they sign the agreement. 

 

1. Apply for Funding 

Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges were established by the government to respond the skills shortage in the country. TVET colleges qualify students with vocational and occupational skills in order to find employment in South Africa. 

Do you want to know what costs are covered and included in the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)? NSFAS aims to cover the costs of higher education such as accommodation or specific learning materials such as textbooks. 

 

It is very important to upload all the supporting documents needed before NSFAS can approve your application for funding. Below are some details on how you can upload these documents. 

 

During the current nationwide lockdown, the NSFAS offices are closed. Applicants who have questions to be answered may be wondering how they will be able to contact NSFAS to have them answered. NSFAS has opened some channels to allow applicants to contact them.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, better known as NSFAS, offers bursaries to South African students who plan to study at public universities and TVET colleges. They cover funding for registration, tuition and allowances.  

When applying to tertiary institutions, there is always a concern about how you will pay the tuition. This is when you may come across NSFAS. To find out whether it is a bursary or loan, keep on reading.

NSFAS funds many undergraduate students, but what happens once you have your undergraduate qualification? Does NSFAS still lend a helping hand if you decide to do your postgraduate studies? 

If you're a SASSA recipient wanting to pursue your higher education studies but can't afford it, you might ask yourself: Can I get a bursary?

Well, the answer to this is YES OF COURSE!

A question that's often asked is: will NSFAS still fund me if I move to another University/TVET College? Well, we have the answer for you. 

The answer to this question is: yes, NSFAS will continue funding you.

Did you know that you have more options and can apply for a NSFAS bursary at Teachers' Centres? Well, now you know. NSFAS has opened their applications for 2021 funding and will close them on the 30th of November. 

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, better known as NSFAS, has had their applications open since August and have already received so many applications. However, when do applications close? Read this to find out.

University funding often causes a lot of stress and anxiety for students. The costs can be daunting especially if you need to cover accommodation fees too. 

Knowing how to complete your NSFAS application correctly and what to submit is of utmost importance when planning your tertiary future. NSFAS provides funding to South Africans looking to study at Universities and TVET Colleges.

NSFAS provides financial aid to students from poor and working-class families. However, there are rules for when you're funded by NSFAS. One is the N+2 rule. 

You might be on your 20s or 30s when you decide that you want to pursue your very first degree. You do however have one problem, you can't afford it by yourself. 

Good news! No matter what your age is, if you meet the requirements, you can get funded by NSFAS. 

Those seeking funding for their higher education can now apply for NSFAS funding in 2021 at National Youth Development Agency centres across South Africa. NSFAS applications for 2021 are now open and will close on 30 November 2020.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) offers bursaries to eligible students with disabilities. Their bursaries cover any level of tertiary education, such as first undergraduate degrees or diploma at any of South Africa’s 23 public universities.

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