Close on R1 billion for student historic debt
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Naledi Pandor, is pleased to announce that the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has allocated an additional sum of R967 million to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to settle the historic debt owed to universities by 52,514 NSFAS... Read more
NSFAS  dealing with students’ accommodation
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it is concerned and alarmed that students from Ehlanzeni Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College have been compelled to find accommodation in public libraries and police stations. This follows a report that students from Mapulaneng campus were kicked out... Read more
NSFAS completes review of rejected applications and prepares for appeals
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has completed all assessments of the 2019 applications of first-time entering students. Of the 417 000 applications received, more than 300 000 students have been declared approved, pending registration at public institutions for NSFAS funded qualifications. In December 2018, the NSFAS Administrator,... Read more
NSFAS 2019 deadline looms
With 9 days left before the closing of 2019 applications cycle, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all students, who have not yet applied for financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date. The 2019 applications cycle opened on 1 September 2018,... Read more
NSFAS receives over 190 000 applications in two months
There are only 30 days left before the closing of the applications for 2019 student funding. NSFAS Applications will close officially on 30 November 2018. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is calling on all young South Africans who have not yet applied for 2019 financial aid to... Read more