NSFAS Bursary



The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides loans and gives various NSFAS bursaries to students at all 25 of our public universities, as well as the 50 public TVET colleges. Instead of having to repay the monetary value as with loans, bursars who apply for a NSFAS bursary will enter into a contract to work in a specific sector in South Africa for a specified amount of time after their graduation.
Bursary Fields

All Fields of Study, Disabled, Social Work, Teaching, TVET College
Who Can Apply

South African citizens who comply with the entry requirements set by the universities or TVET College of their choice / have proof of registration or acceptance to said university or college.

Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa

Unless otherwise stated, the bursary fund will allow for a portion of, if not all of, the following study-related costs:Tuition, Accommodation, Meals, Travel, Prescribed books/study material. The amounts prescribed for the above-mentioned costs will be dependent on the outcome of the NSFAS Means Test.
Closing Date

31 October 2021
Contact Details

NSFAS, Vincent House, 2nd Floor, Ebenezer Road, Wynberg, 7801
National Student Financial Aid Scheme, Private Bag X1, Plumstead, 7807
0860 067 327
021 763 3232

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