Is Nsfas Open For Tvet Colleges For 2024-2025

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Is Nsfas Open For Tvet Colleges For 2024-2025

Is Nsfas Open For Tvet Colleges  to Apply For 2024-2025

NSFAS Funding for TVET Colleges: The 2024-2025 Application Process:

Lack of funds should not stand as a barrier in your journey towards quality education in South Africa. With the assistance of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), many South African learners have been able to secure the financial support necessary to fulfil their educational aspirations. NSFAS extends loans and bursaries to students at all 26 public universities and 50 public TVET colleges across South Africa. If you’re gearing up to enter a Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college in the 2024-2025 academic year, this article will serve as your guide.

NSFAS has opened its doors to TVET colleges for the 2024-2025 academic year. This funding opportunity is accessible to students who are South African nationals and require financial support. The financial aid provided by NSFAS encompasses a wide range of expenses including tuition fees, accommodation, living costs, transportation, and in certain instances, allowances for study materials.

For applicants to be able to apply for NSFAS, they must be a South African citizen planning to or already studying at a public TVET college or university. Their combined household income should not exceed R350,000 per annum. For students with disabilities, the household income threshold is R600,000 per annum.

Nsfas Application Open Date For Tvet Colleges For 2024-2025

If you are a South African student studying at any of the public Tvet Colleges, you might want to apply for a Nsfas bursary for financial assistance. Nsfas will open its application window to accept applications for the 2024-2025 academic year by the following dates:

  • Nsfas 2024-2025 Application Open Date: Nsfas will open its 2024 application window on the 28th of September 2023
  • Nsfas 2024-2025 Application Deadline: Tvet colleges will be closing up for Nsfas application by the31st of January 2024

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Who Is Eligible To Apply For Nsfas When Tvet Colleges Open For 2024-2025

You are permitted to apply for Nsfas as a Tvet College student if you fall among the list provided below:

  • 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.

Nsfas Online Application Requirements 2024-2025

Tvet College students applying for Nsfas for 2024-2045 must provide the following documents during the application process:

  • Applicants must provide their own cellphone number and email address
  • Applicants must have a copy of their ID or birth certificate
  • National ID copies of parents, guardians, or spouse
  • Proof 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.

How Much Does Nsfas Give To Tvet College Students For 2024-2025

The amount indicated for accommodation, living allowance, transport and learning materials need to be aligned with the approved latest DHET guidelines. If you are a Tvet Colleg student, you will receive the following from Nsfas:

  • 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

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How To Apply For Tvet Colleges NSFAS
 For 2024-2025

Tvet College students are to follow the process below to apply for Nsfas:

  • Go to and look for the tab “MyNSFAS” and click it
  • Create an account called myNSFAS
  • Click the “Apply” tab and answer the question provided on the screen
  • Upload the required documents
  • Click on “Submit” to send your application for review

Contact Details Of NSFAS

For general, student and NSFAS Wallet enquiries:

  • For all other queries regarding students:
  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Email:

Hope the information given above has been useful to you. If you have any suggestions, kindly leave them in the comment section provided below. You can also visit the financial office of your college or the official website of Nsfas for more details.

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