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NSFAS

The enrollment of students at Unisa has to match the numbers planned as there are dangers if there are either too many or too few enrolled, explains Higher Education Minister Dr Blade Nzimande.

Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, has said that they expect NSFAS to start delivering laptops in March. The Department is also working to make data more accessible to students.

Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande, announced that NSFAS will not be taking late applications from students wanting to be funded for the 2021 academic year.

NSFAS provides fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working class South Africans. Here are the postgraduate qualifications they will fund.

NSFAS applicants for 2021 have been urged to submit their outstanding documents to complete their applications. 

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Bursaries

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme to promote teaching as a profession. Are you wondering whether the Funza Lushaka Bursary will fund you if you take a gap year? Well, here's the answer.

NSFAS provides fully subsidised free higher education and training for poor and working class South Africans. Here are the postgraduate qualifications they will fund.

Dube TradePort’s Bursary Scheme is offering once off bursaries to students who are residents of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) and interested in pursuing a tertiary qualification in any field of study.

Bursaries will be for students in their 2nd year and above

The Funza Lushaka Bursary Programme is a multi-year programme which promotes teaching as a profession, in efforts to increase the number of qualified teachers in South Africa. Many wonder if this bursary provides funding for foreign students, keep reading to find out. 

There are five scholarships available to South African citizens, all of which are for international postgraduate study. 

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Scholarships

There are five scholarships available to South African citizens, all of which are for international postgraduate study. 

The South African Association of Botanists awards “SAAB Scholarships” to students each year.

The South African Association of Botanists (SAAB) was founded in order to promote and maintain the status of the Botany profession across all sectors and to perform functions which may attain the objectives of the profession.

The Embassy of France is offering scholarships to South Africans who wish to pursue Master’s or Doctoral studies at French higher education institutions, starting in academic year 2021. 

A scholarship is a paid form of reward to students based on their overall academic achievement or if they have met all the requirements by a sponsor. Every student’s background story may diff, but the financial gap in paying for tuition fees is still evident today.

Students enrolled at a South African University who demonstrate consistently strong academic performance to apply for the scholarship.

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Student Loans

There is a world of exciting possibilities out there. You simply have to grab hold of them. After all, you have the world at your feet - your time is now! Standard Bank student loans can help you.

Students have begun receiving their learning materials allowances. Since the change from vouchers to cash, university students are encouraged to spend their allowances in ways that benefit their education. Rather than using their allowances for other unrelated expenses. This change has also affected academic industry sales and businesses. Critiques have also shown concern about the effect the change to cash would have on students' academics. 

NSFAS

You may have read recently that NSFAS would be changing the way applications worked. The organisation has adopted what they call a Student Centered Model, completely overhauling the applications system. So what does this mean for you?

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has called on all learners, who have not yet applied for 2019 financial aid, to submit their online applications before the closing date.

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If you’ve decided to get financing from a South African bank, you’ll need to fit certain requirements before you can take out a study loan.

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