NSFAS is a financial aid scheme that provides funding for students from disadvantaged backgrounds who wish to further their education. The scheme is available to students who wish to study at a university or TVET college in South Africa.
There are a number of universities and colleges in South Africa that are affiliated with NSFAS funding. These institutions offer a range of courses and programmes that are funded by NSFAS. Students who are eligible for NSFAS funding can receive financial assistance for tuition fees, accommodation, and other study-related expenses.
NSFAS is a crucial source of funding for many students in South Africa who would otherwise be unable to afford to further their education. The scheme has helped to make higher education more accessible to students from disadvantaged backgrounds, and has played a significant role in promoting social mobility and economic development in the country.