Students At These TVET Colleges Can Get Funded By NSFAS

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.


NSFAS provides funding to TVET College students that extends beyond just your fees. You need to apply or be studying at a TVET College to qualify for financial assistance. Students who intend to study at private institutions will not be assisted by NSFAS. 

NSFAS provides funding to vulnerable students who cannot afford to pay their own fees and have a annual household income of less than R350 000. NSFAS funding extends further than just paying your tuition fees. It also covers books, accommodation, transport and there are other benefits as well.

NSFAS funds students at the following TVET Colleges:

  • Boland College
  • Mnambithi College
  • Buffalo City College
  • Mopani South East TVET College
  • Capricorn College
  • Motheo College
  • Central Johannesburg College 
  • Mthashana TVET College
  • Coastal KZN College
  • Nkangala College
  • College of Cape Town
  • Northern Cape Rural College
  • Northern Cape Urban College
  • East Cape Midlands College
  • Northlink College
  • Ehlanzeni College
  • Orbit College
  • Ekurhuleni East College
  • Ekurhuleni West College
  • Port Elizabeth College
  • Elangeni College
  • Sedibeng TVET College
  • Esayidi College
  • Sekhukhune College
  • False Bay College
  • South Cape College
  • Flavius Mareka College
  • South West Gauteng College
  • Gert Sibande College
  • Taletso TVET College
  • Goldfields College
  • Thekwini College
  • Ikhala College
  • Tshwane North College
  • Tshwane South College
  • Ingwe College
  • Umfolozi College
  • King Sabata Dalindyebo College
  • Umgungundlovu COllege
  • Lephalele College
  • Vhembe College
  • Letaba College
  • Vuselela College
  • Lovedale College
  • Waterberg College
  • Majuba College
  • West Coast College
  • Maluti College
  • Western College

Qualifying and getting funded by NSFAS means nothing if you are not registered to a University or TVET College.

You are also encouraged to apply to NSFAS as soon as you can as the demand for funding is expected to grow due to the effects Covid-19 and the lockdown has had on employment and finances.

NSFAS applications for 2021 are now open. NSFAS does not accept emailed or posted applications. For more information on how to apply, click here

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