How much must you earn to qualify for a bursary?

As a government-funded bursary scheme, to be eligible for Nsfas funding, an applicant must be a South African citizen and come from a family with a combined annual household income of not more than R350 000 per annum. 

In the case of students with a disability, the combined annual household income may not exceed R600 000 per annum. Additionally, applicants who are Sassa beneficiaries automatically qualify for funding from Nsfas.

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