The National Student Financial Aid Scheme Nsfas is responsible for assisting students from poor and working class backgrounds with financial aid so that they can study at a public university or a TVET College. To apply for the bursary you login on the NSFAS website and to check your status you can login in to the MyNsfas student portal.
Despite receiving thousands of applications for NSFAS loans, just over one hundred missing middle students have been approved for NSFAS loans. There are several reasons why this may be the case.
Close to two million applications were submitted for NSFAS 2024 funding. The financial aid scheme has revealed the number of students confirmed for funding in the 2024 academic year.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme provides NSFAS bursaries to students who come from poor and working class backgrounds. This includes TVET College students.
Thousands of students are waiting to find out whether they will receive comprehensive funding for NSFAS in 2024. The financial aid scheme has confirmed which students will be funded by NSFAS over the next twelve months.
In a bid to address the financial hurdles faced by students falling into the missing middle, the Higher Education Minister launched the inaugural phase of the Comprehensive Student Funding Model. Here’s how the NSFAS postgraduate funding will work.
If you are applying for NSFAS funding you will probably need to submit a NSFAS consent form which they need to approve you eligibility for funding. We have details on how to download and submit your consent form.
A huge funding gap exists when it comes to accessing education for missing middle and postgraduate students. The Department of Higher Education announced that a Comprehensive Student Funding Model aims to fix this.
On Tuesday afternoon, Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande held a media briefing on the state of readiness for the 2024 academic year. He revealed that billions will be paid to universities and TVET Colleges in upfront payments.
Thousands of learners who have recently obtained their matric qualification aspire to pursue tertiary education and are encouraged to apply for funding from NSFAS in 2024.
Leadership changes is on the agenda at NSFAS. A new appointment confirmed by Mr Nzimande is set to play a critical role in the direction taken by the financial aid scheme.
Students whose family income was just a little too high for them to access NSFAS bursaries will now have the opportunity to access government loans to complete their studies. The Higher Education Minister has announced a new scheme which he promised would be open for applications within a couple of weeks.
Following the release of damning allegations against the NSFAS Board Chairperson and his possible involvement in alleged corruption, a decision has been taken to get to the bottom of the allegations.