NSFAS For TVET College

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NSFAS For TVET College

NSFAS For TVET College

Access to high-quality education is an essential right that should be provided to everyone, regardless of financial state. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) in South Africa plays an important part in ensuring that students from disadvantaged families have the chance to pursue higher education. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is a government-funded initiative that assists South African students who are interested in continuing higher education but lack the financial means to do so. NSFAS provides a variety of financial assistance alternatives to qualifying students across the country, including loans, bursaries, and scholarships. Its purpose is to assist students in gaining admission to and succeeding in higher education institutions.NSFAS provides extensive financial assistance to qualifying TVET students, including tuition, learning materials, and even transportation.

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NSFAS For TVET College Eligibility Criteria

  • Only South African citizens are eligible for this bursary scheme;
  • A student must be registered or intending to register on a PLP, NC(V) or Report 191 programme at any of the fifty (50) public TVET Colleges in South Africa;
  • Must be in need of financial assistance (NSFAS will determine whether or not a student meets the financial eligibility criteria);
  • Returning students must demonstrate proven and accepted academic performance (academically deserving) in line with the College’s progression policy or the progression prescriptions of the Bursary Rules and Guidelines (whichever is higher);
  • Must not be enrolling for a qualification that duplicates previous learning that was state-funded; and
  • Applicants will qualify if they fall within the maximum threshold of up to R350,000 of combined gross family income per annum and are admitted/received a firm offer for enrolment in a College.


Documents To Apply For NSFAS For TVET Colleges

The following documents must be uploaded to support and complete your application for NSFAS;

  • Copy of student ID / Birth certificate
  • Copy of parent/s or guardian/ spouse ID
  • Smart card: both sides of the card required
  • Proof of income (where applicable)
  •  Persons living with disability (Disability Annexure A form)
  • An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide a completed Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker
  • An applicant who has indicated that s/he has no family member details and or abridged birth certificate must complete the Declaration: Non-SASSA.

How To Apply For NSFAS For TVET Colleges

NSFAS for TVET Colleges applications are done online on the official website of the NSFAS agency during the application period. Follow the steps below to apply for NSFAS;

  •  Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab.
  • Create a myNSFAS account
  • Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and complete the sections on the screen
  • Upload required supporting documents where applicable
  •  Click on ‘Submit’.

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NSFAS Contact Details

NSFAS Virtual Contact Centre

We are available to assist through the following channels:

  • Email: info@nsfas.org.za
  • Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
  • Twitter: @myNSFAS
  • Instagram: @myNSFAS
  • WhatsApp: +27 78 519 8006
  • USSD:*120*67327#

Visit the official website of NSFAS for more information.


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