NSFAS able to fund qualifying students

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme says, although its facing financial challenges, it can fund qualifying students for the 2021 academic year. Government has made funds available. eNCA’s Nobesuthu Hejana has the story. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The National Student Financial Aid Scheme says, although its facing financial challenges, it can fund qualifying students for the 2021 academic year.

Government has made funds available.

This follows protest action by tertiary students prevented from registering due to historical debt.

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Students are demanding free education and to be allowed to register with historical debt.

NSFAS says it’s working with the higher education department to find ways to also fund students who don’t necessarily qualify because of the required household income. 

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eNCA

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