Does NSFAS pay for failed modules?

If you are interested in applying for NSFAS or are currently funded by the scholarship and would like to know if they will pay for failed modules, read on.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a government student scholarship scheme that receives its funding budget and depends on the Department of Higher Education and Training. NSFAS will cover more than just your tuition fees, should you qualify.

NSFAS offers scholarships to South African students planning to study at public universities and TVET colleges. They cover funding for enrollment, tuition, and assignments.

NSFAS funds students based on the length of their course or degree.

So will they fund failed courses?

The answer is yes, they will.

According to the NSFAS policy agreement, students must pass at least 50% of their modules, as well as meet the academic requirements of their institution to continue receiving financial aid during the course of their study period.

This means that you will be given another chance to do the failed modules that gave you 50% of the total modules you were registered for.

Students are awarded an additional year of funding if they fail a year in their course. This is in accordance with the N + 1 rule that NSFAS currently has in place.

It is also important to note that, the N + rule is not based on the number of years a student has been funded, but on the number of years the student has been enrolled for tertiary studies at any public university in South Africa.

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