NSFAS approves hundreds of thousands of loans

NSFAS has received hundreds of thousands of applications.

NSFAS has received hundreds of thousands of applications.

JOHANNESBURG - 2019 registrations have started at tertiary institutions across the country.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has received hundreds of thousands of applications.

NSFAS spokesperson, Kagisho Mamabolo said 410,000 applications have been received and the organisation has approved over 300,000 of those applications.

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"It is against government policy to turn away eligible candidates who are funded," Mamabolo stated and said universities will be able to check this in real time.