Will NSFAS Pay For Mnambithi TVET College Courses?

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Are you considering pursuing your studies at Mnambithi TVET College? Discover whether the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will cover the costs of your courses in this article.


Mnambithi TVET College was established in 2002 from the merger of the Ladysmith Technical College, Ezakheni Technical College, Ezakheni Ex-college of Education and Ezakheni Skills Centre.

Mnambithi is focused on providing practical and vocational education, they offer a wide range of courses and programs in various fields. Mnambithi TVET College is reported to offer 191 (Nated Courses) from Engineering Courses N1 – N6, Business Studies N4 – N6, Utility Studies N4 – N6 and Short Skills Courses.

The college aims to provide training and education to the rural community of Bergville, Estcourt, Msinga, Pemeroy, Greytown, Mooi River and Ladysmith and its catchment area.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides funding to deserving students to further their studies at a public university or TVET college. So this begs the question do they fund students who want to attend Mnambithi TVET College?

So does NSFAS fund Mnambithi College courses?

Seeing that NSFAS provides bursaries to students at public colleges, this should include Mnambithi TVET college.

This means that yes, Mnambithi TVET College is recognized by the scheme as an eligible institution and students who attend the college can be funded by NSFAS.

How To Apply For NSFAS At Mnambithi TVET College

If you're a TVET College student or you're about to be and you're looking for a way to pay for your studies, you might need some help submitting your NSFAS application. 

Students can submit their NSFAS applications using the methods below:

Walk-in online application platform (super user)

  • Students capture their application at their college computer lab

Assistive capture application platform

  • Application captured by TVET official on behalf of the student

Once a student qualifies for a bursary, Student Support Services will provide a Provisional Approved Bursary Letter. Qualifying applications will then be submitted to the Mnambithi TVET College Bursary Committee for final approval and submission to NSFAS.

Documents to submit with NSFAS application

Student funding applicants will also be required to provide the following supporting documents when submitting their applications:

  • Copy of South African birth certificate/copy of ID document/Temporary ID of student
  • Copy of South African birth certificate/copy of ID document/Temporary ID of parent(s)/guardian/spouse
  • Proof of income (where applicable) – student/parent(s)/guardian or spouse (not older than 3 months.
  • SASSA recipients no proof of income required.
  • A student recognised as a vulnerable child (e.g. Orphan) must submit a completed Vulnerable Child Declaration Form completed by the Social worker
  • Students with disabilities must complete and submit the Disability Annexure A form.

NSFAS will then collect the completed application form along with the supporting documents which NSFAS will check after the application closing deadline.

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