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Financial Assistance

Apply for Your Ikapa Study Loan Now!

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If you are struggling to pay your FET college fees, you should consider applying for an Ikapa Study Loan.

Bursaries in Health

Which full-time bursaries in Health does the Western Cape Government offer?

COS Funding Opportunities

The most comprehensive source of funding information available on the Web, with more than 23,000 records, representing over 400,000 funding opportunities, worth over $33 billion.

Financial Assistance: Bursaries and Loans

Various forms of financial assistance for students and learners are available: National Youth Development Agency NSFAS Loans for Tertiary Education National Youth Development Agency   A comprehensive database of bursary opportunities in higher education is available on the National Youth Development Agency youth portal.

Language Services

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is committed to ensuring equal treatment for Afrikaans, English and Xhosa, and to promoting previously marginalised languages and South African Sign Language. These activities will contribute to us being better together in the Western Cape.

National Research Foundation Website

The National Research Foundation (NRF) provide funding for Post-Graduate studies as well as other high-level research. Find information on available funding and application procedures on the NRF website.

National Student Financial Aid Scheme

This site contains information for students, donors and institutions about the scheme. General information on how the scheme works and guidelines for students are available.

National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act

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This Act establishes the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and provides for loans and bursaries to be granted to eligible students at public higher education institutions.

Student Guide to Funding - NSFAS

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NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology established to provide financial support to disadvantaged students who wish to further their studies.