TVET Colleges That Are Funded By NSFAS 2025-2026

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TVET Colleges That Are Funded By NSFAS 2025-2026

TVET Colleges That Are Funded By NSFAS 2025-2026, tvet colleges funded by nsfas

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a significant government effort that aims to make higher education more affordable for students from low-income families. NSFAS aspires to bridge the gap and ensure that no worthy student is denied an education due to financial constraints by providing financial aid. NSFAS plans to sponsor many TVET institutions around South Africa in the coming academic year.

TVET colleges are renowned for their emphasis on hands-on, practical learning experiences. These institutions focus on equipping students with the skills needed for various technical and vocational professions, contributing significantly to the country’s economic development. In collaboration with NSFAS, these colleges are set to become even more accessible to individuals seeking specialized education and training. Read further to discover the list of TVET Colleges funded by NSFAS for the 2025-2026 academic year.

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TVET Colleges That Are Funded By NSFAS 2025-2026

For the academic year 2025-2026, many TVET colleges are expected to get NSFAS funding. These colleges are located throughout South Africa and provide a wide range of technical and vocational courses. Among the renowned colleges are:


  • Buffalo City TVET College
  • Eastcape Midlands TVET College
  • Ingwe TVET College
  • King Hintsa TVET College
  • King Sabata Dalindyebo TVET College
  • Lovedale TVET College
  • Port Elizabeth TVET College


  • Flavius Mareka TVET College
  • Goldfields TVET College
  • Maluti TVET College
  • Motheo TVET College


  • Central Johannesburg TVET College
  • Ekurhuleni East TVET College
  • Ekurhuleni West TVET College
  • Sedibeng TVET College
  • South West Gauteng TVET College
  • Tshwane North TVET College
  • Tshwane South TVET College
  • Western TVET College


  • Coastal TVET College
  • Elangeni TVET College
  • Esayidi TVET College
  • Majuba TVET College
  • Mnambithi TVET College
  • Mthashana TVET College
  • Thekwini TVET College
  • Uzmfolozi TVET College
  • Umgungundlovu TVET College


  • Capricorn TVET College
  • Lephalale TVET College
  • Letaba TVET College
  • Mopani South East TVET College
  • Sekhukhune TVET College
  • Vhembe TVET College
  • Waterberg TVET College


  • Ehlanzeni TVET College
  • Gert Sibande TVET College
  • Nkangala TVET College


  • Northern Cape Rural TVET College
  • Northern Cape Urban TVET College


  • ORBIT TVET College
  • Taletso TVET College
  •   Vuselela TVET College


  • Boland TVET College
  • College of Cape Town
  • False Bay TVET College
  •  Northlink TVET College
  • South Cape TVET College
  • West Coast TVET College

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NSFAS Application Opening Date For TVET Colleges 2025-2026

The NSFAS Application portal for the 2025-2026 academic year is currently opening and actively accepting applications from eligible students. You may apply for NSFAS funding NOW as the application portal is scheduled to close on January 31, 2024.

Prospective applicants are urged to submit their applications before the closing date as NSFAS may not consider late applications for the 2025-2026 academic year.

Who Qualifies for NSFAS Bursary At TVET College 2025-2026?

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.

Required Documents For NSFAS Bursary Application At TVET Colleges 2025-2026

Applicant must submit copies of these documents;

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 a 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

NOTE: Based on the application type, the system will generate a list of required documents for upload.

How To Apply For NSFAS At TVET Colleges 2025-2026

Follow the steps outlined below to apply for NSFAS funding at a TVET College for the 2024-2025 academic year;

  • Create a profile:

Create a myNSFAS account via this link: 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

READ HERE: Who Funds NSFAS 2025-2026

NSFAS Account Contact

For all other queries regarding students:

  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Physical Address
  • The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

 Visit the official website of NSFAS for more information. Hope the provided information is helpful, kindly share your thoughts below in the comment section.


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