Tag: NSfAS

SIZWE NXASANA JUMPS FROM SINKING NSFAS SHIP

Sizwe Nxasana has resigned as chairperson and member of the board of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NFSAS). The businessman admitted in a statement that the last few years at NFSAS have been extremely challenging. He said funding obligations have increased, placing strain on systems and processes. “While the last few years have been extremely challenging, I am grateful…..

NSFAS Announcement: January 2017

Dear DUT applicant The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has extended their window period for DUT applications. If you did not apply for NSFAS, please come to DUT as follows: Dates and times: – Monday, 9 January 2016 – Thursday, 19 January 2017: 08h00 to 16h00 – Friday, 20 January 2016: 08h00 to 14h30 Venue:…..

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APPLY NOW FOR SECOND SEMESTER AND TRIMESTER FUNDING

ALL the students intending to register for the second semester and trimester studies at TVET Colleges and two selected universities are encouraged to apply for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funding. The closing date for applications is 20 June 2016. NSFAS has opened online applications for selected institutions for students who ONLY need to…..

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NSFAS Fund-A-Thon Fundraising Campaign launched

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has launched a fundraising initiative, the NSFAS Fund-a-thon in partnership with the SABC Foundation, and Vodacom Foundation hosted at the University of Fort Hare. In support of the launch the Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training, Mr. Mduduzi Manana delivered a Keynote Address to appeal to ordinary South…..

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FINAL CALL FOR 2016 APPLICATIONS FOR NSFAS FUNDING

Grade 12 learners and students wishing to apply for financial assistance to study at any of the selected public universities and TVET colleges in the 2016 academic year have until 30 November 2015 to submit their applications. Online applications are only limited to students applying to study at the following selected institutions: • Durban University of…..

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Government continues to improve access to NSFAS

Pretoria – Government says it has continued to make strides in improving access to higher education and training for students from poor families through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). According to the Department of Higher Education and Training, the NSFAS allocation has been steadily increasing each year and thereby increasing the number of students…..