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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme provides fully subsidised, free higher education and training for poor and working class South Africans. So does NSFAS fund NC(V) courses? Keep reading to find out. 


NSFAS pulling funding for postgraduate qualifications hit many students hard this year. Now, NSFAS has said that they are looking to raise funds and find donors to fund postgraduate qualifications.


Early this year, students started hearing that their postgraduate studies won't be funded as they thought they would after NSFAS said that they no longer fund postgrad qualifications. This obviously left many students with little to no options.


We've heard the term 'missing middle' come up frequently when speaking about higher education and funding but what does it mean? Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, explains what the 'missing middle' is.


South Africa seems short when it comes to missing middle funding. This is where ISFAP comes in. Sifanele Biyela, Regional Project Manager at Ikusasa Student Financial Aid Programme, explains the difference between ISFAP and NSFAS. 


Students who are studying teaching or prospective education students who require funding, this one is for you. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) could possibly be able to assist you with your funding needs. If not, we have another option too. 


Looking for funding to pursue your post-Matric studies? The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, better known as NSFAS, might be your answer. Keep reading to find out which courses they fund and which courses they do not.


NSFAS provides bursaries to poor and working class students and this includes those that wish to attend or are attending a TVET College. Keep reading to find out which NSFAS allowances TVET students get.


Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has now reiterated the fact that NSFAS beneficiaries who change courses won't have their funding affected by this move. NSFAS provides bursaries to students from poor and working class backgrounds.


With very short notice after NSFAS announced that they would no longer be funding postgraduate qualification, PGCE students were left without funding. Thousands of students are now calling for NSFAS to reverse this decision and fund PGCE students again.


NSFAS provides bursaries to students and prospective students who come from poor and working class background? Are you interested and you're a North West University student? Keep reading to find out if you'll be covered.


Students who are funded by NSFAS will very often have their complaints centre around NSFAS allowance delays. Now, NSFAS has said that they are working on a new NSFAS allowance disbursement model to improve inefficiencies at the financial aid scheme.


Almost 30 000 NSFAS students are in debt and must pay their Universities, according to the Democratic Alliance. They have said that this is due to inefficiencies at NSFAS.


Recently NSFAS has discovered that there are over a million students that are eligible for funding. The high number of students can come as a challenge to the organization but, they say that they are working to continue to fund as many students as they possibly can. 


The delay seen in disbursing NSFAS allowances to Unisa students even went as far as a petition being started. The University has now addressed the delays and has given dates for when students should expect their NSFAS allowances.


NSFAS has now set up many goals in hopes to improve operations at the financial aid scheme. They have also brought in a NSFAS board which has now been operating for five months.


Across higher education institutions, we've seen laptops being distributed to students to make online learning more accessible and NSFAS has also promised to deliver laptops to beneficiaries. However, will Unisa students get laptops from NSFAS as well? Here's what we know.


The issue of postgrad funding has been a major issue for a while now and NSFAS has added fuel to that fire. NSFAS has said that they will not fund any postgrad qualifications anymore as there are not enough resources available to do so.


Many students across the country have complained that NSFAS has not been paying their allowances. The financial aid scheme has now explained why this is happening and what will happen.


The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) offers support to students with disabilities, assisting them by not only covering their tuition but also other living expenses. NSFAS offers disable student a number of assistive allowances to ensure a comfortable academic experience. 

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