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nsfas application for 2021


University funding often causes a lot of stress and anxiety for students. The costs can be daunting especially if you need to cover accommodation fees too. University funding is often an integral part of the college application process. Students are often required to come up with an upfront registration fee before they are accepted into a course or program, which can be difficult if they do not have the necessary finances available at that time.


 

Every bursary contract has a criteria that must be met by the prospective student in order to apply.


Obtaining a bursary gets harder each year as more students compete for the same opportunities. While there is no way to guarantee that you are selected there are a few things that you can do to improve your chances.

We have bursaries on funza lushaka, gcra bursary, multichoice bursary, nrf bursary, teaching bursaries for 2021,seta bursary, and loads more right here on the Careers Portal.


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 offers a bursary to University and TVET college students who are in need of funds and cannot afford to pay for their fees. Continue reading to find out if NSFAS funds those who receive SASSA grants. 


When applying to tertiary institutions, there is always a concern about how you will pay the tuition. This is when you may come across NSFAS. To find out whether it is a bursary or loan, keep on reading...


Many students do not realise how much university actually costs aside from the learning material, transport costs, accommodation and living expenses. A bursary is a monetary reward from an institution to a student based on their academic performances and personal circumstances. The main aim of a bursary is to reduce the financial constraints or avoid them altogether. There are many different types of bursaries available and the student is not always required to apply for them.


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