The purpose of this circular is to advise Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges of the catch-up payment that the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is busy processing for students to be paid on Monday 15 April 2024.

This payment is aimed at ensuring that all outstanding allowances and tuition for students who’s valid i.e. up to May 2024 allowances. Mr Errol Makhubela Chief Operations Officer 2024 registration data was uploaded onto the NSFAS portal by the morning of 11 April 2024 is paid up to May 2024. This therefore means that after this payment, Trimester 1 students would have been paid in full and Semester 1 and Annual students would have received up to 4 months’ worth of allowances.

The catch-up payment will also include the accommodation and transport allowances which were not paid over to students with the last two payment runs.