NSFAS Bursaries For Teaching 2023/2024

By | November 23, 2022

NSFAS Bursaries For Teaching 2023/2024

Does NSFAS fund teaching, NSFAS Bursaries For Teaching 2023/2024

Does NSFAS fund teaching, NSFAS Bursaries For Teaching 2023/2024

Do you need money to pay for your teaching degree or any other educational endeavors? NSFAS, however, could help you with all of your funding needs. Numerous teaching bursaries are offered annually to talented candidates who want to work with South African children. These teaching and education bursaries are awarded to people who need financial support to graduate with a high degree and work as a teacher in a certain field. Continue reading for more information.

Where To Apply For Teaching Courses NSFAS Bursary

You can apply for the Funza Lushaka Bursary, which is designed specifically for teaching programs if you require money for your PGCE.

However, the Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) and other Postgraduate Education programs are not funded by NSFAS (PGCE).

Teaching Course NSFAS Bursary Cover

TVET College instruction programs such

  • Education and
  • Development National Certificate (Vocational),
  • Educare and
  • Early Childhood Development courses are also covered by NSFAS

NSFAS Allowances Given To Students 

The following allowances are given to university students:

  • Accommodation
  • As per the actual costs charged by the university (costs for private accommodation must not exceed costs for university residence)
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7 500 per annum
  • Living allowance R15, of 000 per annum
  • Book allowances R5200 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum for students in catered residences

TVET College students receive the following allowances:

  • Accommodation in an urban area R24,000 per annum
  • Accommodation in a peri-urban area R18,900 per annum
  • Accommodation in a rural area R15,750 per annum
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7,350 per annum
  • Transport R7000 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum

NSFAS Benefits For Applicants 2023/2024

How Do I Apply Online For Teaching NSFAS

Application for NSFAS Account Funding:

  • Create an online account with myNSFAS, or update an existing one.
  • Check out www.nsfas.org.za
  • Go to the “myNSFAS” tab.
  • Select “Register”
  • Check the box to let NSFAS to validate your information.
  • Then enter your ID number on the field as it is mentioned on your South African
  • Identity Document (ID) (ID)
  • Enter your full name and last name according to your ID number.
  • Put your current email address here.
  • Validate your email address.
  • Enter your mobile phone number.
  • Set up a password.
  • Verify password
  • upload a copy of your ID
  • Select “Register”
  • An OTP will be issued to the entered email and mobile number (this OTP expires after 24 hours)
  • Enter the OTP and press “Submit”

Teaching Course Duration

Education Degree:

the program contains a four-year bachelor’s degree, a two-year honors master’s degree, and a doctoral degree. Students who wish to pursue degree programs at universities must obtain a bachelor’s pass on their Matric NSC certificate.
A Bachelor of Education (BEd) degree can be broken into Foundation Phase, Intermediate Phase, and Senior Phase

Teaching Diploma:

Typically, technical or vocational education is pursued at a school and lasts for about 18 months. This qualification usually enables you to specialize in a specific field of study

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