Apply for NSFAS Bursaries 2022. Do you wish to study or are already studying at a public university or TVET faculty and come from a family with financial gain of R350 000 or less? Then STOP and read this:
You qualify for a government grant offered via the National Student Financial Aid Scheme.
What is NSFAS?
NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education and Training established according to the NSFAS Act (Act 56 of 1999) to provide financial support to disadvantaged students who wish to further their studies at public universities or TVET colleges.
What will the NSFAS bursary cover? NSFAS Bursaries 2022
Amounts indicated of accommodation, living allowance, transport and learning materials have to be compelled to be aligned with the approved latest DHET pointers.
- Accommodation: As per the actual prices charged by the university (costs for private accommodation should not exceed prices for university residence)
- Transport (up to forty kilometer from institution) R7 five hundred once a year
- Living allowance R15, 000 once a year
- Book allowances R5200 once a year
- Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 once a year for college students in catered residences
- Accommodation in an urban area R24,000 once a year
- Accommodation in an peri-urban area R18,900 once a year
- Accommodation in an rural area R15,750 once a year
- Transport (up to forty kilometer from institution) R7,350 once a year
- Transport R7000 once a year
- Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 once a year
Who qualifies for NSFAS Bursaries 2022?
- All South African citizens
- All SASSA grant recipients qualifies for funding
- Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
- Person with disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum
- Students who started studying before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.
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Who should not apply?
- Students that have completed a previous qualification.
- Students with a combined household income of more than R350 000 per annum.
- Students who have already applied, qualified and received funding. They are automatically funded for the duration of their studies provided they pass their modules and meet the academic requirements.
- Foreign students (any student who is not a South African citizen).
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