NSFAS Second Semester Registration Open (2 July 2022 – 22 July 2022)
NSFAS Second Semester Registration Open at TVET colleges now and the cycle will last from July 2, 2022, through July 22, 2022. Candidates can submit their applications online, at the Nsfas headquarters, or through the TVET college bursary offices.
- Only South African citizens are eligible for this bursary scheme;
- A student must be registered or intending to register on a PLP, NC(V) or Report 191 programme at any of the fifty (50) public TVET Colleges in South Africa;
- Must be in need of financial assistance (NSFAS will determine whether or not a student meets the financial eligibility criteria);
- Returning students must demonstrate proven and accepted academic performance (academically deserving) in line with the College’s progression policy or the progression prescriptions of the Bursary Rules and Guidelines (whichever is higher);
- Must not be enrolling for a qualification that duplicates previous learning that was state-funded; and
- Applicants will qualify if they fall within the maximum threshold of up to R350,000 of combined gross family income per annum and are admitted/received a firm offer for enrolment in a College.
Tuition expenses (including registration), personal care, transportation, and housing allowances are all covered by government financing. Ministerially approved programs are funded by Nsfas, and students must refer to each college.
When preparing to submit a grant application, candidates should have their supporting documentation on hand, such as:
- Copy of South African birth certificate/copy of ID document/Temporary ID of student
- Copy of South African birth certificate/copy of ID document/Temporary ID of parent(s)/guardian/spouse
- Proof of income (where applicable) – student/parent(s)/guardian or spouse (not older than 3 months.
- SASSA recipients no proof of income required.
- A student recognised as a vulnerable child (e.g. Orphan) must submit a completed Vulnerable Child Declaration Form completed by the Social worker
- Students with disabilities must complete and submit the Disability Annexure A form.
After completing and submitting the application, candidates must follow their Nsfas status to see the outcome of their funding Nsfas application.