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NSFAS

NSFAS is the National Student Financial Aid Scheme which is a government loan and bursary fund for students.  NSFAS bursary applications and registrations are open in the later part of the year for students who want to study in the next calendar year.


If you've applied to receive funding from NSFAS and you're wondering when they will communicate your application results, then keep reading. 


You may be interested in applying for NSFAS or currently funded by NSFAS and wondering how many years NSFAS will fund you. Well, keep on reading to find out how long they will fund you.


Are you applying for the NSFAS bursary to study at a tertiary institution? Well here is how you can log into your myNSFAS account to complete your application and manage your important information.


The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) was established in 1991 and replaced the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA) in 1999 with the gazetting of the NSFAS Act of 1999. NSFAS is fully supported by the Department of Education and training. The main aim of NSFAS is to provide financial support to eligible students to help pay for the cost of their tertiary education at any TVET college or University.


NSFAS has issued and another fraud alert, something which seems to always be happening. It is therefore important that NSFAS beneficiaries are extra careful when it comes to their NSFAS accounts.


Are you wondering if NSFAS funds foreign students? Keep on reading to find out who qualifies for their bursary.


The South African Students Congress wants students to be provided with further support following the Minister's announcement that 2021 NSFAS applications will not be reopening. 


Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has said that they expect NSFAS to start delivering laptops in March. The Department is also working to make data more accessible to students.


Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, announced that NSFAS will not be taking late applications from students wanting to be funded for the 2021 academic year.


NSFAS provides fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working class South Africans. Here are the postgraduate qualifications they will fund.

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