What Does The NSFAS Bursary Cover?
NSFAS applications for funding are now open so don’t let finances stop you from seeing success. This bursary covers more than just your tuition fees. Read further to find out what other benefits there are for you if you get funded by NSFAS.
NSFAS has opened their applications for the 2021 intake. To get funding for your 2021 academic year, apply to NSFAS now! NSFAS offers funding to University students as well as TVET College students in the form of a bursary. Getting funded by NSFAS does not only cover your tuition fees but will have you receive funding for other needs you have as a student.
- Tuition Fees
- Accommodation As per the actual costs charged by the university (costs for private accommodation must not exceed costs for university residence)
- Transport (up to 40 km from institution) R7 500 per year
- Living allowance R15,000 per year
- Book allowances R5200 per year
- Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per year for students in catered residences
TVET College Students
- Tuition Fees
- Urban area R24,000 per year
- Peri-urban area R18,900 per year
- Rural area R15,750 per year
- up to 40 km from institution R7,350 per year
- R7000 per year
- Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per year
NSFAS will also provide assistive devices & human support for applicants with disabilities.
The closing date for NSFAS 2021 applications is 30 November 2020.
NSFAS does not accept emailed or posted applications. For more information on how to apply, click here. https://www.careersportal.co.za/news/trying-to-apply-to-nsfas-heres-how
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