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UNIZULU NSFAS Lists Approved Students 2023/2024 – University of Zululand

UNIZULU NSFAS Lists Approved Students 2023/2024 – University of Zululand. At its KwaDlangezwa and Richards Bay campuses, UNIZULU offers around 252 approved degree, diploma, and certificate programs through its Faculties of Arts, Education, Science and Agriculture, and Commerce, Administration, and Law. Law, Education, Nursing Science, Agronomy, Hydrology, Social Work, Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Sport Science are also popular courses.

Students at UNIZULU have the option of specializing in their degrees based on their areas of interest within their fields.

UNIZULU NSFAS Lists Approved Students 2023/2024 – University of Zululand

Furthermore, the University is committed to fostering a learning culture in an environment that fosters personal and intellectual development. Assistance is provided in the form of augmented and foundation courses to help students reach their full academic potential.

NSFAS Application for University of Zululand

The Ministry of Higher Education and Training oversees the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), which is a government-run agency (DHET). It provides financial aid to qualified students who aim to attend public universities or Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) institutes.

This is what the scheme does:

  • Supports access to, and success in, higher education and training for students from poor and working-class families who would otherwise not be able to afford the cost of studying at a TVET college or university.
  • Provides bursaries to qualifying students at TVET colleges and public universities.

What does the NSFAS bursary cover?

To ensure that students get the most out of their studies, NSFAS makes their educational journey enjoyable and free of any financial burden by providing all necessary support from registration until graduation.

Students who are approved for NSFAS funding are covered for the following:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees

They also receive allowances for the following:

  • Food
  • Personal care
  • Learning Material
  • Accommodation or transport

Extra support is provided to students living with disabilities, such as:

  • Medical assessments: The assessment is limited to one assessment for the duration of the qualification and on request by the Disability Unit/Student Support
  • Assistive devices: Limited to one assistive device for the duration of the qualification.
  • Human supportTo cover for the cost of human support such as a caregiver, guide-dog, scribe, tutor, or sign language interpreter.

Who qualifies for NSFAS funding?

You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study at a public university or TVET college and you fall within one or more of the below categories:

  • All SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per year.
  • Students who started studying before 2018 and whose household income is not more than R122 000 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs

Do I need to apply for NSFAS funding again if I am currently funded by NSFAS?   No. Once you are approved for NSFAS funding, the funding covers you until you complete your qualification; provided you continue to meet the academic progression criteria. You just need to focus on studying and passing your modules to secure your continued funding.

I plan to register for two qualifications at the same time. Can I receive funding for both qualifications?   A student can only be funded for one qualification at one institution at any one time.

I was approved for NSFAS funding before, but never registered for that academic year; do I need to re-apply?   Yes, to receive NSFAS funding you will be required to apply again. Applications are currently closed, keep checking our website and social media for application dates.

I am an orphan (vulnerable child), how and where do I get hold of a social worker in order to complete a NSFAS application?   You may speak to a Life Orientation educator or principal to direct you to your nearest Department of Social Development (DSD) within the area.