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The National Student Financial Aid has advised students to be aware that it has not yet opened its applications for the 2022 academic year.


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


Studying law and need funding? NSFAS might be able to help. If you are unsure whether or not NSFAS fund your law degree, was have the answers for you. 


Students of Durban University of Technology (DUT) this one is for you. If you a prospective student or are currently attending DUT and require funding for your studies we might has a solution for you. The National Student Financial Scheme might be the answer your financial problems. 


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.


If you are about to start or are doing your first degree at UKZN and you having trouble funding your education, we might have the answers you need. This is all the information you need to know about NSFAS and whether or not they fund students at UKZN.


Some students might need some clarification on how exactly the NSFAS laptop will work. Will students be paying for it? Will students still get their NSFAS allowances? Keep reading for answers to your questions.


If you are a Unizulu student or a prospective student who requires funding, we might have the answers you need. We have all you need to know about NSFAS and who qualifies. 


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.


If you plan on studying at the University of Venda you may be wondering whether NSFAS will fund your studies, well keep reading to find out.


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.

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