Does NSFAS Pay For Ekurhuleni East TVET College Fees?


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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme will fund more than a million students in 2023. Are you considering studying at Ekurhuleni East TVET College and are unsure whether NSFAS will cover your fees? Read more to find out. 


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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides comprehensive bursaries to more than a million deserving students enrolled in tertiary education courses at public higher education institutions around South Africa. 

Students at public universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges can apply for a NSFAS bursary.

What Does A NSFAS Bursary Cover? 

Securing financial aid is a critical step when planning to pursue higher education as many students cannot afford the fees charged by intuitions. This is where NSFAS comes in. 

NSFAS provides funding to South African students from poor and working-class backgrounds. Bursaries provided by NSFAS aim to cover all the costs associated with tertiary education. 

The NSFAS bursary includes covering a student's tuition and registration fees. In addition to paying these fees, NSFAS will also provide students with allowances.

Allowances provided by NSFAS include an accommodation allowance, a living allowance and a learning material allowance. Students may receive a transport allowance if they live at home or with family. 

Does NSFAS Pay For Ekurhuleni East TVET College Fees?

If you're considering enrolling at Ekurhuleni East TVET College and are unsure whether NSFAS will cover your fees, let us provide you with comprehensive information. 

NSFAS will pay fees for approved courses offered by Ekurhuleni East TVET College. This is because Ekurhuleni East TVET College is one of the 50 accredited public TVET colleges in South Africa. 

NSFAS Pays For These TVET College Courses 

NSFAS only provides funding for specific courses offered by TVET colleges. These courses cover various fields:

Engineering Studies:

  • National Certificate - Vocational (NQF levels 2-4)
  • Engineering Studies - Report 191 (N1-N6)

Courses like Engineering and Related Design, Electrical Infrastructure, Civil Engineering Construction, Information Technology, and Computer Science fall under this category.

Business And Utility Studies:

  • National Certificate - Vocational (NQF levels 2-4)
  • Report 191 (N1-N6)

Courses include Management, Marketing, Finance, Office Administration, Economics and accounting, Education and development, Hospitality, Tourism, Safety in Society, and Transport and logistics.

Pre-learning programmes are also funded by NSFAS.

What Are Ekurhuleni East TVET College Fees?

For students who aren't eligible for the NSFAS Bursary, the college mandates that a percentage of tuition fees be paid during registration. Students should inquire about the fees associated with their chosen programs by reaching out to the relevant campus.

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Access to education is a crucial factor in shaping future of individuals and societies. NSFAS plays an important role in making higher education and vocational training accessible to those who might otherwise be excluded due to financial constraints.








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