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NSFAS

If you've applied to receive funding from NSFAS and you're wondering when they will communicate your application results, then keep reading. 

You may be interested in applying for NSFAS or currently funded by NSFAS and wondering how many years NSFAS will fund you. Well, keep on reading to find out how long they will fund you.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) was established in 1991 and replaced the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA) in 1999 with the gazetting of the NSFAS Act of 1999. NSFAS is fully supported by the Department of Education and training. The main aim of NSFAS is to provide financial support to eligible students to help pay for the cost of their tertiary education at any TVET college or University.

NSFAS has issued and another fraud alert, something which seems to always be happening. It is therefore important that NSFAS beneficiaries are extra careful when it comes to their NSFAS accounts.

Are you wondering if NSFAS funds foreign students? Keep on reading to find out who qualifies for their bursary.

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Bursaries

Applications for the Funza Lushaka teaching bursary need to be done online and here are the documents that you require to apply for the bursary.

E-JUST offers “E-JUST TICAD7 African Scholarship for STI” to develop high quality human resources in the field of STI (Science, Technology and Innovation) toward future African STI network and beyond.

These scholarships are provided under the cooperation of the Egyptian government and JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency).

The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development.

To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doctoral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and / or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Applications for The Funza Lushaka Bursary are open for 2021 funding so apply now. All first time applicants must be 30 years or younger to apply for Funza Lushaka Bursary. The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme to promote teaching as a profession.

The Embassy of France is offering scholarships to South Africans who wish to pursue Master’s or Doctoral studies at French higher education institutions, starting in academic year 2021.

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Scholarships

E-JUST offers “E-JUST TICAD7 African Scholarship for STI” to develop high quality human resources in the field of STI (Science, Technology and Innovation) toward future African STI network and beyond.

These scholarships are provided under the cooperation of the Egyptian government and JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency).

The programme aims at fostering strong, internationally oriented higher education systems in Sub-Saharan Africa with the capacity to contribute to sustainable development.

To this end, scholarships are granted for development-related Master or doctoral studies for individuals who plan to pursue a career in teaching and / or research at a higher education institution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Embassy of France is offering scholarships to South Africans who wish to pursue Master’s or Doctoral studies at French higher education institutions, starting in academic year 2021.

The SEAS 4.0 master’s course is offered to European and third country-students who fulfil particular requirements.

SEAS 4.0 EDUCATION BOARD will be responsible for coordination of admissions. 

The Programme is open to APPLICANTS who hold 240 ECTS or equivalent.

 

In order to promote the mutual understanding, cooperation and exchanges in various fields between China and other countries, the Chinese government has set up a series of scholarship programs to sponsor international students, teachers and scholars to study and conduct research in Chinese universities.

 

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Students have begun receiving their learning materials allowances. Since the change from vouchers to cash, university students are encouraged to spend their allowances in ways that benefit their education. Rather than using their allowances for other unrelated expenses. This change has also affected academic industry sales and businesses. Critiques have also shown concern about the effect the change to cash would have on students' academics. 

NSFAS

You may have read recently that NSFAS would be changing the way applications worked. The organisation has adopted what they call a Student Centered Model, completely overhauling the applications system. So what does this mean for you?

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all learners, who have not yet applied for 2019 financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date.

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If you’ve decided to get financing from a South African bank, you’ll need to fit certain requirements before you can take out a study loan.

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