Ekurhuleni West TVET College Nsfas Application 2023-2024

By | November 14, 2021

Ekurhuleni West TVET College Nsfas Application 2023-2024

Ekurhuleni West TVET College Nsfas Application 2023-2024

Ekurhuleni West TVET College Nsfas Application

A brief on Ekurhuleni West TVET College 

The FET Colleges Act no 16 of 2006, as modified, regulates Ekurhuleni West Technical, Vocational, Education and Training College (EWC). It was formed under the Further Education and Training Act, Act No. 98 of 1998, as stated by the Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Education (Gauteng Province) in an Extraordinary Provincial Gazette (dated 7 December 2001).
The Ekurhuleni West TVET College is located in the Gauteng Province of South Africa, in the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. EWC has six (6) campuses that serve a varied range of communities: Alberton, Boksburg, Germiston, Kathorus (near Katlehon), and Germiston.

In Xitsonga, “Ekurhuleni” means “place of calm.” The names “Ekurhuleni” and “West” were inspired by the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality and the Western Belt within the Municipality, where all of the campuses are located.

Read also;Ekurhuleni East TVET College Nsfas Application

Ekurhuleni West TVET College Nsfas Application 

NSFAS is a financial assistance program that provides financial aid to South African students to help them pay for their higher education. Its funding is handled by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

NSFAS is a state agency that reports to the Department of Higher Education and Training. NSFAS provides study scholarships to qualifying students who wish to attend public universities or TVET colleges.

The following are covered by the NSFAS:

Accommodation in an urban area
Accommodation in a peri-urban area
Accommodation in a rural area
Transportation (if you reside up to 40 km from the institution)
Allowance for miscellaneous expenses and personal care

Date of opening

Nsfas Online Application Opens 1 September and closes November 30.

Follow this link to read more o TVET colleges

How to apply

-Please visit the NSFAS website at nsfas.org.za 

-Please ensure that you have the correct documents (certified not older than 3 months) in electronic format available:

    • Your South African ID or a birth certificate( if you do not have a green bar-coded ID or smart ID card)
    • ID of parents and/or guardian or death certificate where applicable.

– Letter of employment/ pension advice stating income of parents and/or guardian (SASSA slips are not
required and SASSA should not be included as household income.

-Please ensure that you download the CONSENT FORM and that it is completed by your parent/s and or guardian this has to be attached to your Application form.

Criteria for Qualification

The NSFAS is only open to South African citizens.
A student must be enrolled in or planning to enroll in a TVET college.
Applicants will be considered for financing if their combined total family income is less than R350,000 per year.
Returning students (those who studied before to 2018) will be eligible if their combined gross family income is less than R122,000 per year.



For more info about Ekurhuleni West TVET College, click here 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.