Recently, Nsfas has announced the introduction of its new direct payment solution for student allowances, through the Nsfas Mastercard.
As part of the Scheme’s bursary, students are provided for regarding their accommodation, transport, living allowance, book allowances, personal care allowances.
In a statement, Nsfas spokesperson, Kagisho Mamabolo said:
This is a big change for students, there are plans in place to prepare them and equip them with the necessary tools to navigate this new journey with ease.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) provides financial support to qualifying students at public universities and colleges. The government bursary helps cover the needs that come with being at a tertiary institution, and has now announced a new way for students to access their allowances.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) financially assists qualifying students in obtaining a qualification at public universities and colleges.