NSFAS has disbursed R7.9 billion in grants to college students – Blade Nzimande | News 24
Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation Blade Nzimande.
- NSFAS paid an advance of approximately R7.9 billion to cover allowances for university students.
- Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande made the announcement at a press conference on Friday.
- He also said that Covid-19 vaccinations for higher education sector staff would begin on Saturday.
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) paid an advance of around R7.9 billion to cover March and April allocations for students at universities.
On June 10, a second payment of R6.9 billion was made to cover the May, June and July appropriations.
According to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande, the …