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 Bursary guidelines for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will be finalised by next week for university students. 


Students funded by NSFAS will have their tuition and accommodation fees covered. Higher Education Minister, Blade Nzimande assured students during a media briefing on Thursday morning. 


Following a request for more funding for NSFAS, the Cabinet has approved to give NSFAS more money. 


Cabinet has approved more funding for NSFAS. This comes as many students wait to receive feedback about their NSFAS applications. 


Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande hosted a media briefing on Monday to talk about funding decisions for 2021. 


Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande has confirmed that all returning students will continue to be funded this year. 


National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will be cutting funding from some programmes this year but there are other options for students who qualify for the national support scheme.


The NSFAS N+ Rule has been around for some time, making the lives of some students difficult. Students said this rule has been negatively affecting them, as some were not able to finish their degrees with funding from NSFAS. 


NSFAS laptops have been taking a bit longer than expected. Minister Blade Nzimande has finally given some good news to students who have been waiting for months for devices. 


Solidarity Youth has decided to file an urgent court application against NSFAS. Some students were reportedly kicked off the bursary scheme without much notice and this has caused outrage. 


If you're looking for financial aid for your tertiary education, you may be considering applying with NSFAS. Here's a guide on how to apply online at NSFAS.

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