Coastal KZN TVET College Bursaries 2022 – NSFAS Financial Support

Coastal KZN TVET College Bursaries 2022 | How to apply for Coastal KZN College students bursary, NSFAS financial support, funding, bursary application forms, requirements, and loan application guide for 2022 academic year.

Coastal KZN TVET College Bursaries

The Coastal KZN TVET College currently offers financial aid/support to students who are financially needy and who show academic potential.

Interested undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma, certificate, occupational, NCV, and NATED Programmes students are required to apply annually for financial aid and grants.

Funding for such financial aid is made through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) and hence the size of any award is determined according to the NSFAS means test.

The Coastal KZN TVET College Application Portal 2022 is where you get full information about the Coastal KZN TVET College student’s bursaries, funding, Bursary application forms, bursary requirements, tuition fees, and loan application guide has published on southafricaportal.com.

SouthAfricaPortal Team has published below the details fo apply for Coastal KZN TVET College bursaries application 2022.

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National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Bursary Applications 2022.

Application forms and information for NSFAS can be obtained from the Coastal KZN TVET College Financial Aid office.

The application forms must be accompanied by all stated supporting documents, eg, Certified ID copy of student/ applicant, Certified ID copies of both parents if one/both are deceased- certified death certificate, income statement/ payslip of both parents if they are working, if they are not working an affidavit stating they are not working, if they are getting a grant, a proof showing that, if the applicant has brothers and sisters, their certified ID/ birth certificates copies, if they are registered with other tertiary institutions, proof of that is also required. Original documents and copies must be taken to the nearest Police station/ local Post Office for the stamp.

See Also: Coastal KZN TVET College Application Status Tracker

Original documents are not accepted. It is the responsibility of the student to make sure that the application form is fully/ correctly completed.

On submission of NSFAS application form, the student will receive a receipt, which should be kept as a proof of application, without it, is your word against ours. Please present your slip at all times to the Financial Aid/Bursary Office.

First-Year students will only be given an application form for Financial Assistance upon providing the Financial Aid Office with a letter from the university indicating that the student has been either accepted or provisionally accepted for the 2022 academic year.

The value of the NSFAS award will only be credited to the student’s fee account in the third term, once all bursaries have been awarded and paid into the student’s account. This is to ensure that the loans granted are as low as possible.

Students receiving NSFAS loans will be required to complete an application form and a loan agreement before any payment will be effected.

The allocation received from NSFAS is limited and hence the Financial Aid Committee of the Coastal KZN TVET College, who gives financial aid awards, must ensure that as many students are supported as possible while at the same time taking into account financial need.

Students are therefore advised that registering on the basis of receiving a full loan from NSFAS should not be considered and that a family contribution as determined by the Means Test may be required. It is also important to note that there are various different kinds of funding made available each year through NSFAS.

All students can apply for a loan from the National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), a government loan scheme with the added incentive of a bursary conversion (max 40%) depending on academic performance. The parent’s/family’s contribution to the student’s study cost is called the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and is calculated using the Government’s National Means Test.

  • Prospective Students who wish to study at the College through NSFAS Bursary must APPLY ONLINE at http://www.nsfas.org.za
  • Manual NSFAS applications will be facilitated but students must apply directly to NSFAS online!
  • To enquire more about bursaries, contact/visit Student Support Offices at the Campuses

Important information

  • Applicants applying online may not subsequently apply using a paper-based application
  • Please note that receiving a student number (reference number) does not imply you are a registered student until you have officially registered.
  • Please note that you will be required to come on campus to write the CAP Test. The test informs and educates students on a variety of career options. At the same time, it gauges the student’s personal interest in the different careers on offer.
  • Incomplete applications may result in the delay of finalization of your application
  • Continuation with a programme depends on sufficient numbers being enrolled
  • Applicants must have a valid email address and mobile number in order to apply to the college. All Communication with regard to your application will be sent via email/ SMS.
  • Meeting the minimum admission requirements for a specific programme does not necessarily guarantee admission to that particular programme

READ ALSO: Coastal KZN TVET College Prospectus 2022 PDF

How To Apply For Coastal KZN TVET College Bursaries

YOU CAN NOW APPLY ONLINE, Click link to view NSFAS Online application Step by Step

The Department of Higher Education & Training’s TVET Colleges Bursary Scheme has been established to give financial assistance to students who have the potential to succeed at NCV or NATED (Report 191) Studies, but would not be able to do so without financial aid. This scheme is administered by NSFAS (National Students Financial Aid Scheme).

A National Means Test Tool determines who qualifies for the bursary. Students, who do not qualify for NSFAS bursary, will have to pay the full appropriate tuition fees.

Who is eligible for the TVET College Bursary Scheme?

You are eligible to apply for the bursary if you are:

  • A South African Citizen,
  • Registered or intend to register for NCV or NATED (Report 191) Programme,
  • In need of financial assistance,
  • Able to demonstrate potential for academic success.

Will the bursary fund cover all eligible students who apply?

No. It is not possible for the bursary to cover all students in the college due to the limited bursary funding available.

Will students who are awarded bursaries have to pay money back after completion of their studies?

No. TVET College students do not have to pay the money back as it is a bursary allocation and not a loan.

Which Programmes are funded by NSFAS?

  • National Certificate Vocational (NCV) Programmes
  • Nated / Report 191 Programmes

What are the documents that students have to submit when applying for a bursary?

  • 4 certified copies of student’s ID
  • Both parents’/ Guardian’s Certified ID copies
  • Both parents’/ Guardian proof of income (latest payslips / pension card / child support grant card)
  • Sworn affidavit by parents / guardian if unemployed
  • Certified copied of death certificates in the event that mother and/or father are deceased
  • Proof of address (utility bill or letter from Councillor)
  • Certified copy of your landlord’s ID copy if renting private accommodation.


Does a bursary holder automatically qualify for a bursary at the end of each Level / Trimester  /  Semester?
 NO

Qualifying students

  • Report 191 Programmes     – Must have passed 3 subjects out of 4
  • NCV                                    – Must have passed 5 subjects out of 7

If a student has been granted a bursary and does not progress to the next level, is he/she still eligible for a bursary? NO

Students who do not meet the criteria to progress to the next level of study are viewed as repeaters and will not qualify for Financial Aid. Students, who wish to enrol, repeat a level or switch to another programme, will be expected to finance their studies.

Switching between different Programs (“Program Hopping”)

According to the DHET TVET College Bursary Scheme rules and guidelines 2015 – Pg 10, paragraph 14.14:  “With effect from 2013, bursary recipients who switch from one programme to another (i.e. from NCV to Report 191 programme or vice-versa) during the course of their studies are not eligible for financial assistance.

Furthermore, bursary recipients who complete NCV Level 4 are not eligible for financial assistance should they want to enrol for Report 191 programme N1-N3; similarly bursary recipients who complete Report 191 N6 are not eligible for financial assistance should they want to enrol for a NCV programme. However, bursary recipients who complete NCV L4 are eligible for financial assistance should they want to enrol for Report 191 N4-N6. ”

Financial Aid is linked to academic performance, financial need and class attendance. Attendance Policy of 80% attendance will be adhered to.

For Full Details, visit the official website via https://www.coastalkzn.co.za/student_fees_bursary.html OR Financial Aid Office.

Click here for DHET TVET Colleges Bursary Scheme Rules and Guidelines 2020

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