NSFAS applications are currently open. Have you ever wondered if NSFAS will fund more than just one child per parent or in a household or just more than one person in your household at a time? Well, we have the answer to that question along with lots of other information.
At the beginning of August, a whole month earlier than usual, NSFAS opened up their applications for those wanting to be funded by the financial aid scheme for 2021. Now, as we are five months into the application cycle, they have provided updates on the applications process.
NSFAS has decided to give students laptops to give them access to online learning during Covid-19. This comes as Universities and TVET Colleges implement online learning and close down campuses to combat the spread of the coronavirus.
You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you plan on registering or you are already studying at one of the public TVET colleges Not sure if NSFAS funds the TVET College you're at or plan to go to? Well, now you can find out. Read further.
Students have started a petition calling for NSFAS and the Higher Education Minister to give more support to the 'missing middle' students. These students are seen as "too rich to qualify for NSFAS but too poor to pay their fees".