In order to facilitate access to the National Certificate (Vocational) qualification, the Department of Higher Education and Training has made bursaries available. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme administers the bursaries on behalf of the Department of Higher Education and Training.
Through the FET College Bursary Scheme, the Department of Higher Education and Training aims to provide access to eligible students for vocational education and training at public FET Colleges.
What is the Department of Higher Education and Training FET College Bursary Scheme?
The Department of Higher Education and Training FET College Bursary Scheme are funds made available by Government to assist students enrolled, or intending to enrol, at FET Colleges for NC(V) programmes but are unable to fund their studies.
WHO MAY APPLY FOR THE DOE FET COLLEGES BURSARY SCHEME?
You are eligible to apply for a bursary if you are:
- A South African citizen.
- Enrolled or intending to enrol for the NC(V) programmes at any of the 50 public FET colleges in South Africa.
- In need of financial assistance.
- Able to demonstrate potential for academic success.
Eligibility for a bursary is subject to successful application