Will NSFAS Cover LLB Courses And Degrees?


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Are you studying towards an LLB degree and find yourself curious to find out whether NSFAS can fund your studies? Read more to get all the answers you need.


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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a government-run organisation that is aimed at helping underprivileged qualifying students gain access to enrollment at public universities and TVET Colleges across the country.  

NSFAS funding is available across all 26 of South Africa's public universities as well as all 50 TVET colleges. They fund a wide variety of degrees and courses. 

Bachelor of Laws (LLB) is an undergraduate law degree and is rather popular in South Africa.

So does NSFAS funding cover LLB courses?

Yes, students who are studying LLB and meet the NSFAS requirements are funded across all SA universities where an LLB course is offered.

Furthermore, a student must meet the following requirements in order for you to receive funding from NSFAS. They are as follows: 

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • All SASSA grant recipients immediately qualify for funding
  • Must have a combined household income which is not more than R350 000 per annum
  • A person with a disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum
  • Students who started studying before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.

However, NSFAS does not fund post-graduate degrees such as a Master of Laws (LLM), which is an advanced, postgraduate academic degree, pursued by those either holding an undergraduate academic law degree, a professional law degree, or an undergraduate degree in a related subject.

LLM is also often referred to as LLB Postgrad. 

For more information on NSFAS, click here






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