NSFAS For TVET Colleges 2025

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NSFAS For TVET Colleges 2025

NSFAS For TVET Colleges 2025,

In South Africa, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) plays a major role in helping students from low-income backgrounds achieve higher education. NSFAS supports numerous institutions across the nation with funds as part of its purpose. NSFAS-funded TVET colleges have been listed here, highlighting their importance, the courses they offer, and the learning opportunities they offer to South African students. Join us as we explore how enrolling in a TVET college supported by the NSFAS can pave the way for a better future.

READ HERE; Which College Does NSFAS Fund 2025

NSFAS Application Date For TVET Colleges 2025

Apply for NSFAS Funding from November 21, 2024. Applications for 2025 will now close on 31st January 2025. The application portal is currently open and accepting applications from students for the 2024-2025 academic year. All applications must be submitted before the closing date as NSFAS may not consider late applications.

Who Qualify For NSFAS Bursary At TVET College 2025

To be considered for NSFAS funding at a TVET college in 2025, students must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • South African citizens or permanent residents
  • SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined gross household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities whose combined gross household income is not more than R600 000 per year.
  • Must have an email account and cell phone number.

What Are The Required Documents For NSFAS Bursary 2025?

To apply for NSFAS, you must upload supporting documents to back  the information provided on the application form;

Students with disabilities must provide:

  • A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form

Students recognised as vulnerable children must provide:

An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide and Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker

Other documents that may be required, if applicable:

  • Retrenchment letter
  • Death certificate/s
  • Divorce Decree
  • Proof of legal guardianship
  • Marriage certificate
  • other documents may be required for appeal purposes,….eg retrenchment letter

NB: Based on the application type, the system will generate a list of required documents for upload. We do not accept any affidavits or driver’s licenses as proof of ID.

READ HERE: NSFAS Supporting Documents 2025-2026

NSFAS Bursary Application Procedure 2025

To apply for NSFAS funding for TVET college in 2025, follow these steps:

  • Create a profile:

Create a myNSFAS account via this link: https://my.nsfas.org.za/ or download the NSFAS App on Google Play or App Store. Your ID number will be your username.

  • Apply now:

Click on the “Apply’ tab to update your personal information and upload your application supporting documents, as indicated.

  • Complete:

Submit your application

NSFAS Funding Provided At Colleges 2025

NSFAS offers various funding options for TVET college students, ensuring comprehensive financial support throughout their studies. Here are the key funding categories:

  • Tuition Fee Funding: NSFAS covers the full cost of tuition fees directly to the TVET college on behalf of the student.
  • Accommodation Funding: Eligible students can receive funding to cover their accommodation costs in accredited college residences or private accommodations, subject to availability.
  • Living Allowance: NSFAS provides a monthly stipend to cover the cost of living expenses, including meals, transportation, and study materials.
  • Book Allowance: Students may receive a fixed amount each academic year to purchase prescribed textbooks or study materials.

Benefits of Attending NSFAS-Funded Colleges

Attending an NSFAS-funded college offers numerous advantages, including:

  • Financial Support: NSFAS provides financial aid to cover tuition fees, study materials, accommodation, and living expenses, reducing the financial burden on students.
  • Practical Skills: These colleges prioritize hands-on learning, ensuring that students gain practical skills that make them job-ready upon graduation.
  • Industry Relevance: The courses offered by NSFAS-funded colleges align with industry needs, increasing graduates’ employability and helping them make a smooth transition into the workforce.
  • Supportive Environment: These colleges often have smaller class sizes, allowing for personalized attention and support from lecturers, and fostering a conducive learning environment.
  • Recognition and Accreditation: Many NSFAS-funded colleges are accredited and recognized by relevant authorities, ensuring that the qualifications earned hold value and can open doors to further education or employment opportunities.

NSFAS Support TVET Colleges

Please note that only students studying at the following institutions receive their allowances through NSFAS Wallet:

  • Capricorn TVET College
  • Central Johannesburg TVET College
  • Coastal KZN TVET College
  • East Cape Midlands TVET College
  • Ehlanzeni TVET College
  • Ekurhuleni East TVET College
  • Ekurhuleni West TVET College
  • Elangeni TVET College
  • Esayidi TVET College
  • Flavius Mareka TVET College
  • Goldfields TVET College
  • Gert Sibande TVET College
  • Ingwe TVET College
  • King Hintsa TVET College
  • Letaba TVET College
  • Lephalale TVET College
  • Majuba TVET College
  • Mnambithi TVET College
  • Mopani South East TVET College
  • Motheo TVET College
  • Mthashana TVET College
  • Nkangala TVET College
  • Orbit TVET College
  • Port Elizabeth TVET College
  • Sekhukhune TVET College
  • Taletso TVET College
  • Thekwini TVET College
  • Tshwane North TVET College
  • Umfolozi TVET College
  • Umgugundlovu TVET College
  • Vhembe TVET College
  • Vuselela TVET College
  • Waterberg TVET College

READ HERE;NSFAS Payment Dates 2025 TVET College

NSFAS  Contact

For all other queries regarding students:

  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Email:info@nsfas.org.za
  • Physical Address
  • The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

Visit NSFAS Official website here. Hope the provided information is helpful, kindly leave a comment below in the comment section.


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