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You Still Have Time to Apply for NSFAS Semester 2 Funding

You Still Have Time to Apply for NSFAS Semester 2 Funding.If you are a TVET college student seeking financial assistance for your educational pursuits, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides funding opportunities. Don’t miss out on this final chance to apply for funding for the second semester of 2023.

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You Still Have Time to Apply for NSFAS Semester 2 Funding

NSFAS Funding for TVET College Students: The NSFAS is a government-funded program that offers financial assistance to disadvantaged students in South Africa pursuing education at public universities or recognized Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges.

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Application Timeline: For university students, applications are typically required before the start of their academic year. However, specific application dates are set aside throughout the year to accommodate TVET college walk-ins.

2023 Academic Year Application Dates:

  • Semester 1: Application deadline for both university and TVET applicants was 31st January 2023, covering enrollment for semester one.
  • Trimester 2: TVET applicants intending to enroll during the second trimester had the opportunity to apply for funding from 5th May 2023 to 22nd May 2023.
  • Semester 2: TVET applicants seeking enrollment for the second semester can still apply for NSFAS funding. Applications opened on 17th July 2023 and will close on 31st July 2023.
  • Trimester 3: The final opportunity for funding application will be available from 4th September 2023 to 20th September 2023, for TVET students intending to enroll in the third trimester.
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How to Apply: To apply for NSFAS funding, follow these steps:

  • Visit the NSFAS application website and register or log in if you already have an account.
  • Complete the required fields, providing your contact and personal details along with your education history.
  • Upload the necessary supporting documents and ensure your application is complete before clicking ‘submit.’
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Additional Application Platforms: TVET students can also utilize the walk-in online application platform in college computer labs. Alternatively, college officials can apply on behalf of the student through the assistive capture application platform.

Required Supporting Documents: Make sure to submit the following documents to avoid delays or rejection:

  • Copy of South African birth certificate/copy of ID document/Temporary ID of the student.
  • Copy of South African birth certificate/copy of ID document/Temporary ID of parent(s)/guardian/spouse.
  • Proof of income – student/parent(s)/guardian or spouse (not older than 3 months). Sassa recipients do not need to provide proof of income.
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Conclusion: If you are a TVET college student looking for funding for the second semester of 2023, act quickly and submit your application before the closing date on 31st July. Secure your chance for financial assistance through NSFAS and pursue your educational goals.

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