tvet colleges bursaries 2023

tvet colleges bursaries 2023

tvet colleges bursaries 2023

tvet colleges bursaries 2023

Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges allow students to further their education without completing matric. These institutions provide training for a wide range of sectors from areas such as hospitality, travel and tourism, primary health, engineering, agriculture, transport and logistics and many more.

Do you require financial assistance to continue your studies? Getting a higher education at a Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) College could be the solution.

The Department of Higher Education and Training provides bursary funds to public TVET colleges each year, which is administered through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). [/pullquote]Some institutions also operate government-funded programs throughout the year, but these financing sources will differ from one campus to the next.


Bursary application closing dates would be advised at the end of the Academic Year/Period. This date will normally be around the end of November each year, but students need to follow them on Facebook, Twitter or Website for exact dates.

Don’t wait till you reach your matric  year to look for financial aid opportunities.By the time you enter Grade 10 you should have started to think seriously about potential careers.

How To Get A Bursary

Obtaining a bursary gets harder each year as more students compete for the same opportunities.While there is no way to guarantee that you are selected there are a few things that you can do to improve your chances.

Required documents:

  • Signed bursary application form
  • 5 Certified copies of I.D.
  • Proof of income (grant, pensions, etc) of both parents OR
  • Affidavit if parents/sponsor/guardians are unemployed, deceased or their whereabouts are not known
  • Latest academic results of applicant (average of 40%)
  • Proof of residence
  • I.D. or birth certificates of all household members
  • Reports of all students in the household


  • You need a minimum academic qualification of Grade 9 (nine) with a minimum average of 40%.
  • Your family’s gross income must not be more than R 122 000 per annum.
  • You must have an acceptable academic record and display an ability to successfully complete the programme.
  • You need to agree to ongoing counselling and academic assessment.
  • The Bursary will cover class fees. It might also cover a portion of the residence and/or traveling fees.
  • In order for an approved bursary to be fully effective, the student will need to sign a bursary agreement before any funds will be disbursed.

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