About 23 000 applications received for the academic year 2021

NSFAF will award 16 185 applicants out of the 17 394 that have met funding requirements.

13 July 2021 | Education

Enzo Amuele

The Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) has received about 23 000 applications since the process started on 18 January 2021 until 16 March 2021 via the NSFAF online application platform.

Due to the high number of eligible students and limited resources, a further validation by the ministry of finance was executed, hence the delay in announcing the 2021 awards.

The ministry of higher education, technology and innovation announced on 2 July 2021 that the validation process for eligible students had been completed.

The NSFAF will award loans to 16 185 applicants who met the criteria of income means-testing (parental/guardian or own income), academic performance and priority fields on the study.

This number is for undergraduate, vocational and post-graduate studies.

Students not to worry

The head of stakeholder relations at NSFAF, Chris Mwiya, says the lists are published and communicated to institutions to enable students to register for the second semester, where applicable.

“The fund however does not have autonomy on registrations at institutions. Under normal business, NSFAF engages with institutions to enable awarded students to register,” he says.

Similar News

 

Mobile app counsels San learners

4 days ago - 22 September 2021 | Education

STAFF REPORTERWINDHOEKFocusing on curbing high school dropout rates at Donkerbos Village in the Omaheke Region, a Namibia University of Science and Technology (Nust) computer science...

Namdeb continues journey to provide better education for all

5 days ago - 21 September 2021 | Education

In line with Namdeb’s continuous pursuit of social responsibility objectives, Oranjemund Private School (OPS) donated approximately 3 000 sets of library books to Ambrosius Amuntenya...

Star Teacher of the Week

5 days ago - 21 September 2021 | Education

1. When and where did your teaching profession start? My teaching career started in 2008 at a school in Omaheke Region called Gustav Kandjii Junior...

MTN Namibia and Old Mutual join hands in education

5 days ago - 21 September 2021 | Education

Enzo AmueleThe ministry of education, arts and culture recently received continuing professional development material worth N$370 000 from Old Mutual and MTN Namibia.MTN Namibia and...

Namcol hosts 20th graduation ceremony

5 days ago - 21 September 2021 | Education

Enzo AmueleThe Namibian College for Open Learning (Namcol) held its 20th graduation ceremony at the Jetu Jam facility in Windhoek on 16 September 2021.The theme...

Unam dogged by fraud claims

1 week ago - 17 September 2021 | Education

MATHIAS HAUFIKU WINDHOEK The University of Namibia (Unam) is facing criticism from its staffers for allegedly refusing to...

Impact of 2022 school calendar on education sphere

1 week ago - 14 September 2021 | Education

Mariselle StofbergThe ministry of education, arts and culture announced a change in the amount of terms for the 2022 school calendar. The new approved school...

Your planning survival kit

1 week ago - 14 September 2021 | Education

Mariselle Stofberg and Jeanette DiergaardtThe idea of exams and tests keeps learners up at all hours of the night. You stress about the amount of...

Star teacher of the week

1 week ago - 14 September 2021 | Education

Can you tell us who inspired you to become a teacher and where and when your teaching journey started?I was inspired by Mrs Dipare, she...

Designing a better future

1 week ago - 14 September 2021 | Education

Yochanaan Coetzee Visual media is a universal format that cuts across the barriers of race, language and cultural context. Through illustration and art, humans...

Latest News

Marketing Namibia as an investment...

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Economics

PHILLEPUS UUSIKUThe ease of doing business, quality of roads and infrastructure, political and economic stability, good governance and judiciary independence are some of the factors...

Forklifting failure

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Others

Natasja ByleveldAre you OK thinking about unconventional ideas that could uplift society and norms to a higher standard? Do you like a challenge, or do...

Big thinker who is not...

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | People

Contrasting with his considered, analytical, and steady approach to life, Rolf Mendelsohn is an undisputed adventurer. Together with the other founders of Paratus, Rolf...

Children abused as govt turns...

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Police

JEMIMA BEUKES WINDHOEKStaff at a centre for orphans and vulnerable people in Katutura...

Economy crawls into the green

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Economics

Jo-Maré Duddy WINDHOEKNamibia’s economy grew by 1.6% for the three months ended 30 June, the first positive year-on-year quarterly growth since the...

Oxygen giant spreads misinformation in...

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Health

MADLEN DAVIES and TUYEIMO HAIDULA LONDON/OSHAKATI One of the world’s biggest industrial gas companies spread misinformation in an attempt to stop...

Nigeria aims to boost oil...

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Economics

Nigeria said Wednesday it aims to produce 1.88 million barrels per day of crude oil next year and the budget will be based on the...

Submissions open for Hollard Sport...

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Economics

STAFF REPORTERLockdown and the limitations on gatherings and events have driven those in the sports marketing and promotional space to have to adapt, digitise, dig...

An easy ride-hailing platform

2 days ago - 24 September 2021 | Others

Wetumwene Shikage The everyday experience for many Namibians of getting a taxi to from different locations has been made more convenient. TaxiConnect provides an easy...

Load More