"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"
- Nelson Mandela


Welcome to NSFAS 

NSFAS is the South African government student loan and bursary scheme. We provide loans and bursaries to students at all 25 public universities and 50 public FET colleges throughout the country.

NSFAS funding has grown from R441 million in 1999 to R8,5 billion in 2013.

We have helped leaders in all fields. Read about their success stories here. When NSFAS students graduate, and pay back their loans, we can help more students in future.

 


NOTICE TO STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES AND TVET COLLEGES IN THE PILOT PHASE OF THE NEW MODEL

If you are applying for NSFAS financial aid for the FIRST TIME at any of these universities or colleges in the NSFAS pilot phase, please apply here

NOTICE TO STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES AND TVET COLLEGES IN THE PILOT PHASE OF THE NEW MODEL

NOTICE TO STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITIES AND TVET COLLEGES IN THE PILOT PHASE OF THE NEW MODEL

Lungisa Fuzile

Director-General of National Treasury

With support from my parents, NSFAS and a bursary, I completed a B. Com. degree and went on to obtain a Higher Education diploma and a postgraduate degree. As soon as I finished studying I started paying back, because I wanted to make sure many other deserving students would have the same opportunity as I had.

 

HOW TO

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HOW TO

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HOW TO

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