"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 TVET 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.

 


NSFAS MEDIA INVITE FOR 2015 FINANCIAL AID CONFERENCE

Media is invited to attend the 2015 NSFAS/FAPSA Conference themed “Financial Aid – Rising above Change in Unity” to mark the 14th anniversary of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and Financial Aid Practitioners of South Africa (FAPSA) partnership.

NSFAS ONLINE FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER AND SECOND TRIMESTER OPEN FOR SELECTED INSTITUTIONS

NSFAS ONLINE FUNDING APPLICATIONS FOR SECOND SEMESTER AND SECOND TRIMESTER OPEN FOR SELECTED INSTITUTIONS

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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