How many months does NSFAS fund TVET college students?

NSFAS funds tvet college

TVET Colleges are designed to equip students with practical skills to carry out work in their trades.

NSFAS funds TVET college education.

Application Cycles

National Certificate Vocation (NC(v)), Semester 1 and Trimester 1 – Annual – online application and walk-in assistive capture application at the beginning of each year
Trimester 2 & 3 as per DHET calendar, in May and September respectively, also Walk-in assistive capture application
Semester 2 June – July walk in, assistive capture application

Where to apply for TVET College funding?

You can apply through:

  • TVET college bursary offices
  • Online
  • NSFAS head office

For NSFAS qualifying students we pay for:

  • Registration & Tuition Fees
  • Personal Care Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Accommodation Allowance


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