University of the Western Cape UWC NSFAS Funding 2023 | UWC NSFAS Lists Approved Students 2023/2024. The University Fees and Financial Aid officials have access to the NSFAS system where they can verify your funding status and NSFAS also shares lists of funded students to the University.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity reporting to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It provides financial assistance in the form of study bursaries to qualifying students who plan to study at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges and public universities.
University of the Western Cape UWC NSFAS Funding 2023 | UWC NSFAS Lists Approved Students 2023/2024
If NSFAS has provisionally funded you for the academic year, please complete the attached documents. Please read carefully and only complete and submit the documents applicable to you:
- If you have not previously submitted a Banking Details Form or your bank account details have changed, you must submit the completed Banking Details Form which must be verified and stamped by the bank with a copy of the account holders ID. The account must be in the student’s name.
- All students staying at home must complete the Travelling Form.
- Students who are staying in private accommodation (including Kovacs) and who qualify (terms and conditions apply) must submit the completed Lease Agreement with all supporting documents to the Financial Aid Office.
Students who are approved for NSFAS funding are covered for the following:
- Registration fees
- Tuition fees
They also receive allowances for the following:
- 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 support: To cover 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 an 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.