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Learnerships can be a crucial part of learning for students as they get to experience what their daily life will be like once they graduate with their qualification. However, questions have recently been raised around the impact of learnerships on the bursaries of government funded students.  


Applications for student funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are currently open. So if you have already applied, it may be a good idea for you to keep track of it.

2024 NSFAS applications are now open and all eligible students are encouraged to submit bursary applications. The minister believes several system enhancements will make it easier for students to submit NSFAS bursary applications. 

NSFAS applications  for the 2024 academic year is officially open. Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande provided an update on NSFAS' readiness of the scheme to administer bursaries this next year.

Thousands of students are expected to submit National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) bursary applications in the coming weeks. This comes after the government bursary scheme officially opened the 2024 application period. 

Alarming reports surfaced last week indicating that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) had approved shacks for student accommodation. The scheme has responded to these claims and stressed the need for institutions to join its accommodation portal. 

Students who require bursaries to study in 2024 will soon be able to apply for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). The bursary scheme has finally been revealed when 2024 NSFAS applications will open. 

The findings of an investigation into corruption at the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has revealed shocking findings. The investigation relates to the awarding of contracts to pay NSFAS allowances directly to students. 

South Africa's largest university was set to be placed under administration. However, the courts prevented the higher education minister from placing the institution under the control of an administrator. 

Applying for NSFAS funding is often a stressful process, especially when waiting to hear if you've been approved. If your NSFAS application has been rejected, there are the steps you can take to try again for funding.

Students are often required to move far away from their homes in the pursuit of a tertiary education qualification. Staying in appropriate accommodation that is conducive to learning it critical to a students success at a tertiary education institution. 

More than a million students rely on funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) so they can pay the fees needed to obtain a tertiary education qualification. Challenges with the disbursement of funds suggest that their is a crises at NSFAS, an assertation that Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande denies. 

Despite the academic year approaching its climax, thousands of students are still uncertain whether or not the government will pay their university fees. This is because the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) works to ensure that only deserving students receive bursaries. 

More than a million students rely on allowances from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to purchase food, study materials and pay for rent. The ability to access these allowances has been a challenge for some students as NSFAS introduced a new direct payment system for allowances. 

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is under fire once again, this time facing intense criticism from the Parliamentary Committee for Higher Education. NSFAS has been the centre of student frustration for majority of the 2023 academic year, and things only seem to be getting worse.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides comprehensive bursaries to more than a million students currently enrolled in programmes at public universities and colleges. However, their ability to ensure students receive the funding were approved for has been questioned. 

More than one million students are currently being funded by the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). However, the sustainability of the scheme has been questioned with alternatives being presented by several stakeholders. 

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is remaining adamant that the new direct payment system is here to stay, despite ongoing complaints and dissatisfaction amongst students. The bursary has begun disbursing funds via the new system since July. 

Funding from the governments bursary scheme is given to thousands of deserving students each year but not every candidate will be eligible for funding, and their application may be rejected. The scheme has provided an update on appeal applications.

NSFAS distributes millions of rands in allowance payments to students every month. This money is used by students to pay rent and purchase foods among other things. Delays in the payment of these allowances is a major concern for all stakeholders. 




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