TVET College NSFAS Applications Dates For 2024-2025

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TVET College NSFAS Applications Dates For 2024-2025

TVET College NSFAS Applications Dates For 2024-2025, NSFAS And TVET Colleges 2024-2025 – South Africa

Are you a student at a Tvet College in South Africa that has been accredited by the Department of Higher Education? Are you unable to pay for your education due to financial constraints? Are you stranded because you cannot afford to pay for your Tvet College dormitory or housing after being admitted for the 2024 academic year? Don’t worry if you find yourself in any of the aforementioned scenarios; the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is ready to help.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a government-funded organization that provides financial assistance to every South African student enrolled in or about to enrol in a Tvet college. The goal of NSFAS is to make every young person’s ambition a reality by enrolling them in various courses approved by the entity.

When Should You Submit an Application for Tvet NSFAS Funding in 2024?

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will finance all qualified and eligible South African applicants. You must apply for financing as an applicant within the application period. NSFAS will sponsor the first semester of 2024, which will take place between September 28, 2023, and January 31, 2024.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will exclusively accept online applications via the portal, which will go live on September 28, 2023. Students at Tvet College are encouraged to apply as soon as the NSFAS portal for the academic year 2024/2025 opens.

2024 NSFAS TVET Walk-In Applications Timeline ( Trimester 2, Semester 2 & Trimester 3)       

                                                                     Opening date              Closing date

  • Trimester 2 Applications                 13th May 2024                  31st May 2024
  • Semester 2 Applications                  9th July 2024                    26th July 2024
  • Trimester 3 Applications               2nd September 2024     20th September 2024

Tvet Nsfas Eligibility Criteria 2024-2025

To be eligible for the 2024 Tvet NSFAS, you must:

  • Be a South African
  • Have a household gross income of no more than R350 000 per year
  • Be a disability student
  • Have an Email address and a phone number
  • Be enrolled or about to be enrolled at an approved Tvet College
  • You are studying one of the approved NSFAS courses
  • You are studying a first-degree or diploma course
  • South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) beneficiary
  • Students from families with a combined household income of up to R122,000 returning to a TVET College after a gap year or two to complete their first undergraduate qualification

What Is Covered By The TVET College NSFAS Bursary?

TVET College’s NSFAS financing covers the actual cost of tuition as well as the following

  • Learning materials, which include the registration fee for the particular program the student has chosen;
  • Accommodation & Transportation
  • Living expenses, including meals

See Also: Which Colleges Offer NSFAS Funding 2024

Number of qualifications Funded by NSFAS 2024

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will only cover first-year degrees. You cannot obtain funds for a second degree and two undergraduate degrees. NSFAS will only fund one academic qualification.

Tvet Colleges that will be funded by NSFAS for the 2024 academic year

Here is the list of Tvet Colleges that will be receiving NSFAS funding

  • Esayidi TVET College
  • Thekwini TVET College
  • Majuba Tvet College
  • Nkangala Tvet College
  • Waterberg Tvet College
  • Sedibeng Tvet College
  • Tshwane North TVET College
  • Central Johannesburg TVET College
  • Motheo TVET College
  • Orbit Tvet College
  • Gert Sibande Tvet
  • False Bay College

Please keep in mind that we may not have provided an entire list of all Tvet colleges that will be sponsored by NSFAS. We encourage you to visit the official website of Nsfas, where a complete list of all financed institutions and Tvet colleges may be found.

Tvet NSFAS funded programmes

Below are the Tvet courses that will receive funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme NSFAS):

  • Engineering and Related Design
  • Electrical Infrastructure;
  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction
  • Information Technology & Computer Science
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Office Administration
  • Economics & Accounting
  • Education & Development
  • Hospitality
  • Tourism
  • Safety in Society
  • Transport & Logistics
  • Pre-Learning Programme (PLP) funding through NSFAS

Read Also: NSFAS Trimester 2 Online Applications 2024-2025

What You Need to Apply for Tvet NSFAS

As a student or applicant to a Tvet college, you must have and upload the following documents during the online application process by the closing date. Failure to upload any of these papers renders your application form invalid and unacceptable.

  • Your own cellphone number and email address
  • Copy of your ID or birth certificate
  • ID copies of parents, guardians, or spouse
  • Your proof of income or 1 year’s IRP5 (if applicable)
  • Your parents, guardian, or spouse’s proof of income
  • If you are a SASSA grant recipient, no proof of income will be required
  • Applicants with a disability must submit a completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form
  • An applicant who is recognized as a Vulnerable Child by the Department of Social Development must provide a completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form

Where to apply for TVET College funding?

You can apply through:

  • TVET college bursary offices
  • Online
  • NSFAS head office

See Also: NSFAS Second Semester 2 Applications 2024-2025

How to Apply Online

Students should take the following steps to apply for TVET College NSFAS 2024.

  • Go to the official NSFAS website at online application portal 2024.
  • Click on the “Apply” button.
  • Register an account with your personal details.
  • Fill out the required application form.
  • Upload all necessary supporting documents.
  • Submit your completed application.
  • Wait for the application to be processed.
  • Check your application status regularly on the NSFAS portal.
  • If approved, sign the NSFAS agreement form.
  • Receive funding as per the agreed terms and conditions.

Contact the scheme using the following handles:

  • Email:
  • Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
  • Twitter: @myNSFAS
  • Instagram: @myNSFAS

For more information about the (NSFAS), visit the official website

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