Unisa Council Bursary 2018

Are you a student who could not graduate because of outstanding debt or a new student who could not be assisted by NSFAS? We’ve got good news! Applications for the Unisa Council Bursary are now open.

Unisa Council has again made money available to assist Unisa students in the following categories:

  • Students who could not graduate because of outstanding debt
  • Continuing students with outstanding debt
  • New students who could not be assisted by NSFAS

To Qualify For This Bursary:

  • Be a South African student
  • Be registered for a formal qualification
  • Must have obtained at least a 55% average

How To Apply
The vetting of applications will be done by an external service provider to verify the authenticity of the information submitted. A means test will be conducted to determine financial neediness. Incomplete forms will not be considered.

Click here for the application form. Application forms are also available at Unisa regional offices. Completed applications should be submitted via e-mail to email protected.

The deadline for applications is 31 May 2018.

Please note that the outcome of your application will be communicated to you via SMS and your myLife e-mail account.

Graduate Opportunity at NSFAS

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NSFAS is looking to employ graduate interns from the greater Cape Town surrounding areas who meet the following minimum requirements.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity accountable to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

It provides financial assistance to eligible students at public universities and at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges throughout South Africa.

NSFAS has started the implementation and roll-out of the Student Centred-Model at all 26 public universities and 50 TVET Colleges across the country, as part of its efforts to improve the student funding experience.

NSFAS’ focus over the past year has therefore been to improve the communication around the implementation of the Student-Centred Model so that the scheme can realise this objective in the 2017 academic year.

Central to this are two complementary objectives which serve to deepen the pool of funding available for students through constantly striving to recover loans which are due, and to source more funding from potential donors so that it can assist more students comprehensively.

The following vacancies exist in Cape Town.

Type & Grade 18 Months Contract , (Stipend)

Minimum requirements:

  • Unemployed South African graduates
  • A minimum of a three (3) year degree or diploma from higher education institutions in the areas as indicated below
  • No previous experience (Less than one year casual work experience could be considered).
  • NSFAS funded graduates

Field of Study & Qualifications

  • Industrial Engineering or Production and Operations Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Public Relations, Marketing or Events Management
  • Finance

Personal Attributes

Candidates will be required to display the following personal attributes

  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Confident communicator
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and display initiative
  • Preference will be given to Cape Town based candidates

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NSFAS Graduate Opportunities 2017

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity accountable to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

It provides financial assistance to eligible students at public universities and at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges throughout South Africa.

NSFAS has started the implementation and roll-out of the Student Centred-Model at all 26 public universities and 50 TVET Colleges across the country, as part of its efforts to improve the student
funding experience.

NSFAS’ focus over the past year has therefore been to improve the communication around the implementation of the Student-Centred Model so that the scheme can realise this objective in the 2017 academic year.

Central to this are two complementary objectives which serve to deepen the pool of funding available for students through constantly striving to recover loans which are due, and to source more funding from potential donors so that it can assist more students comprehensively.

The following vacancies exist in Cape Town.

Minimum requirements:

NSFAS is looking to employ graduate interns from the greater Cape Town surrounding areas who meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Unemployed South African graduates
  • A minimum of a three (3) year degree or diploma from higher education institutions in the areas
  • as indicated below
  • No previous experience (Less than one-year casual work experience could be considered).
  • NSFAS funded graduates

Field of Study & Qualifications

  • Industrial Engineering or Production and Operations Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Public Relations, Marketing or Events Management
  • Finance

Personal Attributes

  • Candidates will be required to display the following personal attributes
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Confident communicator
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and display initiative
  • Preference will be given to Cape TTown-based candidates

PLEASE NOTE

Interested applicants who meet the requirements should send Detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of
Academic Qualifications and names of two contactable referees to Nokulunga Mtse via email, with the subject Graduate Internship Programme to interns@nsfas.org.za.

NSFAS does not consider late applications.

NSFAS only corresponds with shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from NSFAS within 2 months

of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 19 December 2017

How to Apply for a NSFAS Bursary

NSFAS

To apply online, applicants will be required to first register and create a MyNSFAS profile on the NSFAS website, which will serve as their personal account where they can log in for updates on their applications and funding throughout the year.

NSFAS will be able to pay successful students’ registration fees effectively and without delays.

Do you qualify?

  • A South African citizen;
  • Financially needy as determined by the NSFAS means test;
  • Academically deserving and can demonstrate the ability to succeed in your studies; and
  • If you have applied or are applying to study at a public university or TVET College for a qualification.
  • You need to have passed Grade 09/10/11/12 to receive NSFAS funding to study at a TVET College.
  • You need to have passed Grade 12 to receive NSFAS funding to study at a university.
  • All applicants currently receiving SASSA grants will not be means tested;
  • Orphans and children with unemployed parents;
  • All learners from no-fee schools.

Manual application forms can be downloaded from the NSFAS website and posted to: NSFAS Loans & Bursaries Department, Private Bag X4, Plumstead, 7801; faxed to: 086 644 2822; or scanned and emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Applicants who receive NSFAS funding will not be required to reapply for the duration of their initial registered course.

For more information about TVET Colleges in South Africa, contact 0800 872 222 Apply directly online through the NSFAS website (www.nsfas.org.za) or submit a manual application to NSFAS.

Click Here to NYDA FUNDING PAGE

Apply directly online through the NSFAS website (www.nsfas.org.za) or submit a manual application to NSFAS.

NSFAS Applications Opened for 2018

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has opened applications for 2018. Before applying you should have decided which course you want to study and at which public university/TVET college. You will need to select these choices in the application form. Applications close on 30 November 2017.


What is NSFAS and what do they offer?
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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a loan and bursary scheme operating in terms of Act 56 of 99 and funded by the National Department of Education. They offer:

  • The means to obtain a tertiary qualification
  • Loans at low interest rates
  • Loans without guarantees
  • A reasonable repayment plan.

What is a NSFAS loan?

The money you borrow to cover all the costs associated with your tertiary studies and this money has to be repaid.

You qualify for a NSFAS loan if you are:

  • Registered at a South African university or university of technology
  • An undergraduate, studying for a first higher educational qualification, or
  • Studying for a second higher education qualification, if this is necessary to practise in your chosen profession (e.g. LLB or HDE)
  • Able to demonstrate potential for academic success
  • In need of financial assistance.

You must not apply if:

  • You have already applied and have an application reference number
  • You are not intending to apply for admission to a public university or TVET college
  • You already have NSFAS funding for 2017
  • You are not a South African citizen

To apply on the NSFAS website, you will be required to register first to create your personal online account, and then proceed to fill and submit the application form online.

Make sure that you have certified and valid copies of the following documents: :

  • Your South African identity document/card or, an unabridged birth certificate
  • IDs of parents and/or guardian (or death certificate where applicable)
  • IDs of each person living with you in your home
  • Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice (not older than three months)
  • Please download the consent form and fill it in with your parent/gaurdian’s signatures. Applications without a consent form that is signed by all people whose incomes have been declared in the application will not be accepted, and will be considered as incomplete.
  • If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A and fill it in

Click here to apply online.

Alternatively application forms can also be collected at selected Local Youth Centres or an NYDA office close to you.

More details here

For queries contact NSFAS on Share Call: 0860 067 327 |

info@nsfas.org.za

NSFAS Applications for 2nd Semester now open!

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has officially opened applications for funding for the second semester. Please note that this call for applications applies only to students at public TVET colleges.

NSFAS Applications for 2nd Semester Funding

Details

  1. Semester 2 applications for TVET colleges will open from 24 July to 04 August 2017
  2. Only applicants who intend studying or are already studying at public TVET colleges, should apply. (Not for Universities)
  3. Only manual applications will be accepted. Applicants need to drop their completed application forms and supporting documents at the Financial Aid Offices of their nearest public TVET college
  4. Application forms that reach NSFAS after the closing date will NOT be processed

Application Link

Click here to download the application form

The Fine Print

Please read every section of the form, and fully complete all required sections. Application forms without ALL supporting documents will not be processed by NSFAS.

NSFAS requires that you provide a cell phone number or an email address so that NSFAS can communicate with you during the application process, and to inform you of the outcome of your application.

If your application is successful, we need the cell phone number provided in case you qualify for allowances.

If you are a student with a disability, you must complete an additional form, available on the NSFAS website, and will be required to provide a medical certificate in support of your disability condition.

Please contact NSFAS on 0860 067 327 for more information, or the applicant can go to the nearest university/TVET college financial aid office for assistance.

Please note that even if you may be eligible for NSFAS funding, we advise you to also apply for other bursaries/student loans, as your application to NSFAS does not guarantee acceptance.

NSFAS will not consider you for financial assistance unless you meet its criteria for funding, details of which can be found on our website: www.nsfas.org.za

Information and documentation required in support of this application, will ONLY be used for the purpose of assessing the financial eligibility of prospective students.

The information may be shared with third parties including credit bureaus and other agencies for the purposes of information validation, criminal checks and to verify previous academic records.

You are required to provide consent for NSFAS to use the information you provide.

NSFAS Graduate Opportunity 2017

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is looking to employ graduate interns for a period of 5 months. The interns will join the Operations department of NSFAS as Student Support Administrators.

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NSFAS is a public entity accountable to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It provides financial assistance to eligible students at public universities and at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges throughout South Africa.

Minimum requirements:
NSFAS, in partnership with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), is looking to employ graduates who meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Unemployed South African graduates
  • A minimum of a three (3) year degree or National Diploma from higher education institutions in the areas of Education, Communications/Public Relations, Psychology, Social Work.
  • Soft Skills and fluent in the language of the community (districts listed below)
  • No previous experience required (training will be provided by NSFAS).

Beneficial requirements:

  • NSFAS funded graduates

Graduates must be living in and able to work in the following Regions:

  • Kwazulu Natal, ILembe District ( Mandeni, Kwadukuza & Ndwedwe Local Youth Offices) Kwazulu Natal, Umgungundlovu District (Umsunduzi, Mkhambathini, Mpofana, Impendle & Umngeni Local Youth Offices)
  • Kwazulu Natal, Uthukela District (Emnambithi/Alfred Duma, Umtshezi/Inkosi Langalibalele, Okhahlamba Imbabazane/ Inkosi Langalibalele, Uthukela Local Youth Office)
  • Kwazulu Natal, King Cetshwayo District (Umlalazi Local Youth Office)
  • Kwazulu Natal, Zululand District (Pongolo Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Alfred Nzo District (Alfred Nzo Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Alfred Nzo District (Ntabankulu Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Amathole District (Mbhashe Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, OR Tambo District (Mthatha Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Chris Hani District (Inxuba Yethemba Local Youth Office)
  • Western Cape, Eden District (George, Uniondale Local Youth Office)
  • Western Cape, Overberg District (Overstrand Local Youth Office)
  • Free State, Lejweleputswa District (Nala Local Municipality, Maokeng Advice Centre & Hennenman)
  • Free State, Thabo Mofutsanyane District (Dihlabeng, Mantsopa Local Youth Office)
  • Free State, Cornelia District (Fezile Dabi)
  • Gauteng, Johannesburg Metro District (Transnet, Ratanda, Diepkloef)
  • Mpumalanga, Nkangala District (Ndlelenhle, Colour my World, Kwazamokuhle, Unico & Marapyane Youth Advisory Centre)
  • Mpumalanga, Gert Sibande District (Wakkerstroom, Elukwatini, Armsterdam, Sesifikile & Mkhondo Local Youth Office)
  • Mpumalanga, Ehlanzeni District (Mjajane, Welverdiend, Up Up Up Youth Development Centre, Jump Start your Career, Mangweni Youth Advisory Centre)
  • Limpopo, Capricorn District (Lepelle-Nkumpi)

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Candidates will be required to display the following personal attributes
Organised and able to meet deadlines
Confident communicator
Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
Ability to work under pressure and display initiative

Closing date is 20 July 2017Interested applicants who meet the requirements should send Detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Qualifications and names of two contactable referees to Fayroes Sherry via email, with the subject Student Support Administrators to jobs@nsfas.org.za. NSFAS does not consider late applications.NSFAS only corresponds with shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from NSFAS within 2 months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.Via – NSFAS

NSFAS Graduate Development Programme

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity accountable to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It provides financial assistance to eligible students at public universities and at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges throughout South Africa.

NSFAS Graduate Development Programme

NSFAS has started the implementation and roll-out of the Student Centred-Model at all 26 public universities and 50 TVET Colleges across the country, as part of its efforts to improve the student funding experience.

NSFAS’ focus over the past year has therefore been to improve the communication around the implementation of the Student-Centred Model so that the scheme can realise this objective in the 2017 academic year. Central to this are two complementary objectives which serve to deepen the pool of funding available for students through constantly striving to recover loans which are due, and to source more funding from potential donors so that it can assist more students comprehensively.

Position: Student Support Administrator

Requirements

NSFAS, in partnership with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), is looking to employ graduates who meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Unemployed South African graduates
  • A minimum of a three (3) year degree or National Diploma from higher education institutions in the areas of Education, Communications/Public Relations, Psychology, Social Work
  • Soft Skills and fluent in the language of the community (districts listed below)
  • No previous experience required (training will be provided by NSFAS)
  • NSFAS funded graduates (beneficial but not necessary)

Candidates must be living and able to work in the following districts:

  • Kwazulu Natal, ILembe District ( Mandeni, Kwadukuza & Ndwedwe Local Youth Offices)
  • Kwazulu Natal, Umgungundlovu District (Umsunduzi, Mkhambathini, Mpofana, Impendle & Umngeni Local Youth Offices)
  • Kwazulu Natal, Uthukela District (Emnambithi/Alfred Duma, Umtshezi/Inkosi Langalibalele, Okhahlamba Imbabazane/ Inkosi Langalibalele, Uthukela Local Youth Office)
  • Kwazulu Natal, King Cetshwayo District (Umlalazi Local Youth Office)
  • Kwazulu Natal, Zululand District (Pongolo Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Alfred Nzo District (Alfred Nzo Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Alfred Nzo District (Ntabankulu Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Amathole District (Mbhashe Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, OR Tambo District (Mthatha Local Youth Office)
  • Eastern Cape, Chris Hani District (Inxuba Yethemba Local Youth Office)
  • Western Cape, Eden District (George, Uniondale Local Youth Office)
  • Western Cape, Overberg District (Overstrand Local Youth Office)
  • Free State, Lejweleputswa District (Nala Local Municipality, Maokeng Advice Centre & Hennenman)
  • Free State, Thabo Mofutsanyane District (Dihlabeng, Mantsopa Local Youth Office)
  • Free State, Cornelia District (Fezile Dabi)
  • Gauteng, Johannesburg Metro District (Transnet, Ratanda, Diepkloef)
  • Mpumalanga, Nkangala District (Ndlelenhle, Colour my World, Kwazamokuhle, Unico & Marapyane Youth Advisory Centre)
  • Mpumalanga, Gert Sibande District (Wakkerstroom, Elukwatini, Armsterdam, Sesifikile & Mkhondo Local Youth Office)
  • Mpumalanga, Ehlanzeni District (Mjajane, Welverdiend, Up Up Up Youth Development Centre, Jump Start your Career, Mangweni Youth Advisory Centre)
  • Limpopo, Capricorn District (Lepelle-Nkumpi)

Personal Attributes

  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Confident communicator
  • Ability to work independently, as well as within a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and display initiative

How to Apply

Interested applicants who meet the requirements should send Detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Qualifications and names of two contactable referees to Fayroes Sherry via email, with the subject Student Support Administrators to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

NSFAS does not consider late applications.

NSFAS only corresponds with shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from NSFAS within 2 months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Closing date: 20 July 2017

Click here to view the job advert from NSFAS

NSFAS: Graduate / Internship Programme 2017 / 2018

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Closing Date20 July 2017

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity accountable to the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET). It provides financial assistance to eligible students at public universities and at Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges throughout South Africa. NSFAS has started the implementation and roll-out of the Student Centred-Model at all 26 public universities and 50 TVET Colleges across the country, as part of its efforts to improve the student funding experience. NSFAS’ focus over the past year has therefore been to improve the communication around the implementation of the Student-Centred Model so that the scheme can realise this objective in the 2017 academic year. Central to this are two complementary objectives which serve to deepen the pool of funding available for students through constantly striving to recover loans which are due, and to source more funding from potential donors so that it can assist more students comprehensively.
The following vacancies exist across various Regions
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum requirements: NSFAS, in partnership with the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), is looking to employ graduates who meet the following minimum requirements:
Unemployed South African graduates A minimum of a three (3) year degree or National Diploma from higher education institutions in the areas of Education, Communications/Public Relations, Psychology, Social Work. Soft Skills and fluent in the language of the community (districts listed below)
No previous experience required (training will be provided by NSFAS).
Beneficial requirements: NSFAS funded graduates Graduates must be living in and able to work in the following Regions:
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Eastern Cape, Alfred Nzo District (Alfred Nzo Local Youth Office)
Eastern Cape, Alfred Nzo District (Ntabankulu Local Youth Office)
Eastern Cape, Amathole District (Mbhashe Local Youth Office)
Eastern Cape, OR Tambo District (Mthatha Local Youth Office)
Eastern Cape, Chris Hani District (Inxuba Yethemba Local Youth Office)
Free State, Lejweleputswa District (Nala Local Municipality, Maokeng Advice Centre & Hennenman)
Free State, Thabo Mofutsanyane District (Dihlabeng, Mantsopa Local Youth Office)
Free State, Cornelia District (Fezile Dabi)
Gauteng, Johannesburg Metro District (Transnet, Ratanda, Diepkloef)
Kwazulu Natal, ILembe District ( Mandeni, Kwadukuza & Ndwedwe Local Youth Offices)
Kwazulu Natal, Umgungundlovu District (Umsunduzi, Mkhambathini, Mpofana, Impendle & Umngeni Local Youth Offices)
Kwazulu Natal, Uthukela District (Emnambithi/Alfred Duma, Umtshezi/Inkosi Langalibalele, Okhahlamba Imbabazane/ Inkosi Langalibalele, Uthukela Local Youth Office)
Kwazulu Natal, King Cetshwayo District (Umlalazi Local Youth Office)
Kwazulu Natal, Zululand District (Pongolo Local Youth Office)
Mpumalanga, Nkangala District (Ndlelenhle, Colour my World, Kwazamokuhle, Unico & Marapyane Youth Advisory Centre)
Mpumalanga, Gert Sibande District (Wakkerstroom, Elukwatini, Armsterdam, Sesifikile & Mkhondo Local Youth Office)
Mpumalanga, Ehlanzeni District (Mjajane, Welverdiend, Up Up Up Youth Development Centre, Jump Start your Career, Mangweni Youth Advisory Centre)
Limpopo, Capricorn District (Lepelle-Nkumpi)
Western Cape, Eden District (George, Uniondale Local Youth Office)
 Western Cape, Overberg District (Overstrand Local Youth Office)
Personal Attributes
Candidates will be required to display the following personal attributes Organised and able to meet deadlines Confident communicator Ability to work independently, as well as within a team Ability to work under pressure and display initiative
How To Apply
Interested applicants who meet the requirements should send Detailed Curriculum Vitae, Copies of Academic Qualifications and names of two contactable referees to Fayroes Sherry via email, with the subject Student Support Administrators to jobs@nsfas.org.za.
NSFAS does not consider late applications. NSFAS only corresponds with shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from NSFAS within 2 months of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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