Bursaries & Financial Aid

Financial Aid

NB: NSFAS Travel Allowance
New students who qualify for bursaries, may apply for a NSFAS Travel allowance, as follows:
1. N1 students currently enrolled in Trimester 2. The application must be completed and handed into the financial aid office.
2. All N4 bursary applicants can apply for transport if they meet the necessary criteria.
3. All new T3 students who qualify for bursaries may also apply for transport.
Transport is only for bursary applicants living further than 5 kms from the campus.


DO YOU REQUIRE FINANCIAL AID?

ALL NEW NSFAS APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE at www.nsfas.org.za 

Bursary Rules and Guidelines 2018

To Apply for a NSFAS Bursary

Please read carefully.  Online application forms without ALL supporting documents will not be processed by NSFAS.
NSFAS requires that you provide a cell phone number and an email address so that NSFAS can communicate with you during the application process, and to inform you of the outcome of your application.

If you are a student with a disability, you must complete an additional form (Annexure A), available on the NSFAS website, and will be required to provide a medical certificate in support of your disability condition.
Please contact NSFAS on 0860 067 327 for more information, or visit one of our campuses for assistance.

Who can apply?

  • NSFAS Bursaries are available to applicants who want to apply to study NC(V) or NATED N1-N6 programmes.
  • All students who were previously funded by NSFAS and are not funded in 2018 must apply online
  • All students who have signed their Schedule of Particulars (SOP) for 2017 and are currently receiving NSFAS funding DO NOT HAVE TO REAPPLY.
    Funding will be granted provided the funded student meets the NSFAS academic requirements.
  • All funded NSFAS applicants are requested to update their information online. Please log onto www.nsfas.org.za and create the MyNSFAS account to verify your details.

FURTHER BURSARIES / STUDENT LOANS

FUNDI - previously Edu-Loan
FUNDI is a private finance company that exclusively focuses on educational finance, assisting people who are not able to pay on their own, or the studies of their dependents, and who do not qualify for traditional financing through the formal banking sector or government aid schemes.

For more information contact FUNDI at:
Client services: 0860 55 55 44
E-mail:  support@fundi.co.za
Website:  www.fundi.co.za

ACCESS TRUST (PREVIOUSLY CALLED TECSAT)
Access Trust is a bursary fund assisting TVET colleges with full-time N2-N6, Level 2 to Level 4 courses in all disciplines, and engineering practicals. Bursaries cover class and registration fees only, and are non-repayable.

For more information and downloadable application forms contact the Financial Aid Office at your nearest campus or Access Trust at:
Tel: 021 797 3118
Email: info@accesstrust.org.za
Website: www.accesstrust.org.za

We are here to help you. Should you require assistance completing an online application for a NSFAS Bursary, visit one of our 5 campuses.

·         Two Certified copies of Your ID or Birth certificate (if under 18 years old.)

·         1x Certified Identity document for all members of your household i.e of parents or guardian,  siblings etc.

·         Certified proof of income for your parent(s) or Legally appointed guardian (e.g. Proof of social grant, latest salary pay slip, DELETE affidavit stating what they are earning, affidavit if unemployed or self-employed).

·         Certified copy of death certificate(s) of parent(s) and or legal guardian if deceased.

·         Banking details (on page 4 of application form). Parent/guardian must co-sign.

·         Travel route and cost of transport method used i.e. taxi, bus or train. No private vehicle funding is permitted.

·         New students: Latest high school results