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.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, better known as NSFAS, offers bursaries to South African students who plan to study at public universities and TVET colleges. Continue reading to find out if they fund online studies.
NSFAS-Funded students who qualify to receive allowances directly from NSFAS will receive cash funds in their NSFAS Wallets. If you have been wondering how you can check your balance in your NSFAS Wallet, keep reading to find out.
Recently, an image speaking on NSFAS allowances for the 2021 academic year was circulated on social media. This of course would cause anxiety and frustration amongst many NSFAS beneficiaries. NSFAS has therefore stepped up and cleared the air on what's real and what's not.
Should you have been funded by NSFAS when it was in the form of a loan scheme and you're now looking to repay your loan, here are the ways in which you can do so. NSFAS provides funding for higher education studies to South African students.
NSFAS offers bursaries to South African students which cover funding for registration, tuition and provides monthly allowances. So do they fund private colleges and institutions? Keep reading to find out.