The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Bursary Agreement (NBA) is presently accessible for understudies to sign. The NBA is pertinent to First Time Entering Students (FTENs) just and senior understudies that are accepting for NSFAS subsidizing out of the blue. The bursary assentions came because of the charge free training declaration and will supplant the past advance understanding structure which understudies marked to empower NSFAS to make installments towards their educational cost and remittances.
The NBA has been discharged to the understudies whose enrollment information has been gotten by NSFAS from organizations. On Thursday 10 May the main tranche of notices for NBAs was sent to understudies from the University of Cape Town, Sol Plaatjie University, Mfolozi, Port Elizabeth, and Motheo TVET Colleges separately. These understudies got email notices with a connection for them to sign the NBA on the web. The plan envisions that all tranches will be out by May 31st, 2018.
If the internet marking choice isn’t working ideally, NSFAS will make accessible a manual NBA for on location physical marking, which will be driven by the NSFAS Servicing Team through the Financial Aid Offices in the different grounds. Be that as it may, we would like to demoralize understudies for sitting tight for paper marking when they can sign on the web.
NSFAS knows that understudies change their contact points of interest and that the mobile phone numbers enlisted at NSFAS frameworks may never again be substantial. Understudies who have changed their contact subtle elements since the season of utilization are asked for to email the accompanying supporting reports to firstname.lastname@example.org to have their points of interest refreshed on the framework:
1. Affirmed duplicate of their green barcoded ID or savvy card
2. A finished sworn statement indicating that they have changed their PDA number; with the new and old number recorded.
The NSFAS Servicing Team will produce week after week gives an account of the quantity of NBAs created and marked and guarantee that these are imparted to colleges. We will discharge day by day reports on our Twitter page @mynsfas to demonstrate where understudies are postponing in marking of the NBA.
Distributions and Remittances
Distributions must be improved the situation understudies that have marked their NBAs, taking note of that senior understudies that met all requirements for reestablishment of subsidizing will naturally get installments without marking another NBA. NSFAS will give month to month Remittance Reports to foundations for the installments made for understudies and will balance installments against the Upfront installments made before in the year. NSFAS has effectively paid stipends to understudies by means of organization worth R6 billion for the long stretch of Jan – June, 2018. Computerized dispensing through the NSFAS framework will just kick in from July 2018.
Issued by Kagisho Mamabolo NSFAS Spokesperson, in the interest of Management.
Phatisa Ntlonze, Media Liaison