NSFAS: R1.4bn available for 1st year registration fees
Pupils who passed the 2015 academic year have been urged to make financial plans.
JOHANNESBURG - The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says it's made R1.4 billion available to ensure students who qualify for funding don't have to pay for registration fees.
Pupils who passed the 2015 academic year and are looking to study further have been urged to make financial plans as soon as possible.
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NSFAS says it funds about 60 percent of the student population and its been inundated since matric results were released this week.
The scheme's Kagisho Mamabolo says government has also assisted in ensuring funding is available
"We also confirm funding for 2016 to all universities. And that is funding that comes from government."
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