National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) says the so-called missing middle is a project of the Department of Higher Education and Training.
Last year Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said fees for students whose families get between R120 000 and R600 000 income annually will not increase.
NSFAS spokesperson explains that the Department will subsidise students for the 8% fee increment.
Missing middle is a project of the Department of Higher Education. It's not a project of NSFAS.— Kagisho Mamabolo, NSFAS spokesperson
Those students will only get the subsidy of 8% for the fee increase from the Department of Higher Education and Training. It does not mean they will get NSFAS.— Kagisho Mamabolo, NSFAS spokesperson
The money for your fees still remain responsibility of your parents.— Kagisho Mamabolo, NSFAS spokesperson
Listen to Kagisho Mamabolo below to hear what provisional funding means...
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