Funding For Tvet Colleges

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Funding For Tvet Colleges

Funding For Tvet Colleges: Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges equip individuals with practical skills and knowledge to meet the demands of the job market. However, one significant challenge faced by Tvet college students is securing sufficient funding to provide quality education and training opportunities. In this article, we will provide you with some funding available for Tvet college students.

What Funding For Tvet Colleges Cover

The amounts indicated are for accommodation, living allowance, transport and learning materials that need to be aligned with the approved latest DHET guidelines:

  • Accommodation in an urban area is R24,000 per annum
  • Accommodation in a peri-urban area is R18,900 per annum
  • Accommodation in a rural area is R15,750 per annum
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7,350 per annum
  • Transport R7000 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum
Who Can Apply For NSFAS Funding?
  • All South African citizens
  • All SASSA grant recipients qualify for funding
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
  • A person with a disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum
  • Students who started studying before 2018 and whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.

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Required Supporting Documents To Apply For NSFAS Funding.

  • Provide your own cellphone number and email address
  • You must have a copy of your ID or birth certificate
  • National ID copies of parents, guardians, or spouse
  • The evidence of your income or 1 year’s IRP5 if necessary
  • The proof of income of your parents, guardian, or spouse.
  • If you are a SASSA grant recipient, you don’t need to provide any evidence of income.
  • All Applicants with a disability should provide and submit a completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form
  • An applicant known as a Vulnerable Child by the Department of Social Development should also provide a completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form.

Funding For Tvet Colleges 2024-2025 Online Application Process
NSFAS bursaries can be sent through the NSFAS online application or through their offices. On the other hand, if you are applying online, you can follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the NSFAS website: online
  2. Then, you have to click on the “myNSFAS” tab
  3. After that, you create your myNSFAS account
  4. After creating myNSFAS account, you then have to click on the “Apply” tab
  5. Answer the following questions you see on your screen
  6. Update all your personal information
  7. Upload all the required supporting documents
  8. Lastly, Click on “Submit” to send your application for review.

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Contact Details Of NSFAS

  • For general, student and NSFAS Wallet enquiries
  • For all other queries regarding students:
  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Email:

Funding at Tvet Colleges is when students are been giving funds to further their education because they are financially needy and this is mostly provided by Nsfas. NSFAS has an open application portal for all South African public universities and Tvet colleges to apply online for the bursary. For more information on Nsfas click Here.


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