Will NSFAS Pay For Ikhala TVET College Courses?

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funds millions of students in South Africa. Do you want to study at Ikhala TVET College and are wondering if NSFAS Funds their courses? Find out in this article.


Ikhala Public TVET College (Ikhala College) was formed on 1 April 2002 through the merging of a number of previous Technical Colleges. They offer a variety of National Vocational Courses to students who reside in the northern region of the Eastern Cape.

Ikhala College aims to provide quality and community-responsive programmes by consolidating strategic stakeholder relations and ensuring business excellence.

Ikhala TVET College Campuses

  • Aliwal North 
  • Ezibeleni
  • Queen Nonesi (Lady Frere)
  • Queenstown
  • Sterkspruit.

Ikhala College Courses

Ikhala College offers national vocational certificates in the following areas of study.

  • Business Studies
  • Engineering Studies
  • Hospitality Studies
  • Information Studies
  • Farming Management
  • Tourism

Students who are interested in studying at Ikhala College may be wondering if their courses are funded by NSFAS. 

Does NSFAS Fund Ikhala College Courses?

Ikhala College accommodates around 1400 students from various backgrounds, including poor or working class, which means they may be seeking NSFAS funding.

Yes, NSFAS does fund courses offered by Ikhala College, because they are one of the 50 accredited public TVET colleges in South Africa. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides funding for students who come from poor or working-class backgrounds.

Students at Ikhala College who qualify for funding will receive financial assistance that will cover expenses such as registration, accommodation, transport, books and more through NSFAS allowances.

How To Apply For NSFAS Funding

  1. Go to the NSFAS website
  2. Click on the 'myNSFAS' tab.
  3. Create a myNSFAS account.
  4. Click on the 'APPLY' tab and complete the sections on the screen.
  5. Upload required supporting documents where applicable.
  6. Click on 'Submit'

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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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