Details Of Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018


Details Of Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018

Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018 - NSFAS applications for 2018 is now open.

Applications must be made directly to NSFAS.

Apply online at www.nsfas.org.za

Find out more about the NSFAS application process

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, or NSFAS, is a government organisation that assists academically competent and financially needy students to pay their study-related costs.

Applications for NSFAS 2018

Students entering university for the first time in 2018, including 2016 matriculates, must apply from 1 August - 30 November .

University student who were not funded (declined/ did not apply) by NSFAS in 2017, can apply for funding from 1 September - 30 November .

For more information, or to apply, visit: www.nsfas.org.za

Paper applications forms can be sent to NSFAS Head Office in Cape Town via:

Please complete and submit your application online within the deadlines provided by NSFAS as the university will not be in a position to assist students who submit incomplete or late applications, or who didn’t apply to NSFAS.

NB: Applications for NSFAS will no longer be accepted by the CPUT Financial Aid Office.

Criteria - Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018

A student qualifies for a NSFAS loan if he/ she is:

  • a South African citizen
  • applied to study at a university
  • an undergraduate student studying towards a first higher education qualification
  • is financially needy as determined by the NSFAS Means Test
  • able to demonstrate potential for academic success
  • unable to finance his/ her studies

Students who have received loans or bursaries from other sources covering the full cost of study are not eligible for a loan.

 

To find out more about Funza Lushaka (bursary scheme for teacher education), visit http://www.funzalushaka.doe.gov.za/

External bursaries and scholarships -Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018

External bursaries and scholarships are offered by off-campus organisations such as companies, NGOs, government departments, and SETAs. Students must apply to these organisations directly.

The Financial Aid Office has compiled a list of donors who provide financial aid to applicants who meet certain criteria.

List of donors for external bursaries and scholarships

Where else to look for bursaries and scholarships

  • Employers of parents, friends, family
  • Religious organisations
  • Clubs, societies
  • Your local municipality
  • The institute or council of a specific career field
  • Your local newspaper, magazines, the local library
  • Career websites

How to apply for a bursary - Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018

  • Write a short letter to ask for application forms for all the bursaries that you think you are eligible for.
  • Apply early, well before the closing date - applications are not accepted after the closing date.
  • Apply only for those bursaries you are eligible for.
  • Apply for as many bursaries as possible.
  • Only accept one bursary unless the organisation says you may apply for others.
  • Be prepared for disappointment - you may not be successful the first time or the second time.
  • Try to make another plan in case you do not get a bursary.
  • A neat, accurate and honest application makes a good impression.

When you fill in your application form

  • Answer all the questions.
  • Complete the form neatly in print.
  • Use black or blue ink only.
  • Keep the form clean and in good condition.
  • Carefully check the form for mistakes.
  • Be completely accurate.
  • Be completely honest.
  • Include a certified copy of your most recent examination results signed by a Commissioner of Oaths, usually found at the local Post Office or Police Station.
  • Ensure you attach all the supporting documents requested by the organisation

How to apply - Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018

Bursaries

Students who wish to apply for external bursaries, scholarships or loans must apply directly with the companies or organisations offering the funding.

Students who wish to apply for University administered awards, CPUT Scholarship, Merit bursaries, Deans merit bursary from CPUT, must apply at the Financial Aid Office.

Application forms for university administered funding are available from the Financial Aid Offices on the Bellville, Cape Town, Mowbray and Wellington campuses.

Complete and return the application form by the closing dates, along with the necessary supporting documentation.

Important notes

Always adhere to closing dates. Late applications or late submission of documentation will result in forfeiture of financial assistance.

Consult the notice boards in the vicinity of the Financial Aid Office regularly for important and relevant information regarding financial assistance.

Accessing allocated funds

University administered awards, Merit bursaries from CPUT, external bursary and scholarship funds are administered by the Financial Aid Office.

To access allocated funds students can visit or contact the Financial Aid Office.

Loans offered by financial institutions are usually paid directly to the student.

Contact the Financial Aid Office -Cape Peninsula University of Technology Bursaries 2018

Bellville Campus: Ground Floor, Library Extension

Cape Town Campus: Administration Building, Floor 5

Wellington Campus: Administration Building, Room A19

Mowbray Campus: Barkley Davis Building, Room 0.23

Name and designation
Contact details
Mrs Nozuko Nikani
Administrative Assistant
Tel: +27 21 959 6371 (BLV)
Mr Zanethemba Mapundu
Financial Aid Assistant: Helpdesk
Tel: +27 21 959 6238 (BLV)
Mr Cyrano Arries
Financial Aid Assistant: Helpdesk
Tel: +27 21 460 3831 / 3918 (CT)
Bursaries
Mr Neels Claasen
Senior Financial Aid Officer
Tel: +27 21 959 6253 (BLV)
Mr Azola Mgquba
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 959 6493 (BLV)
Mr Aqa Qamse
Financial aid officer: International & Short-course
Tel: +27 21 460 8398 (CT)
Mr Mphumzi Rululu
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 6127 (M)
Ms Nonqaba Gxothiwe
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 959 6668 (BLV)
Ms Cymantha Booysen
Financial aid officer: Work-study
Tel: +27 21 959 6578 (BLV)
Mr Curtis Pietersen
Financial aid officer: Work-study
Tel: +27 21 959 6876 (BLV)
NSFAS
Mrs Shannon Cupido
Senior Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 460 8389 (CT)
Mr Alex Bannister
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 959 6594 (BLV)
Mr Eric Feleza
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 460 8341 (CT)
Ms Nina Soyekwa
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 959 6349 (BLV)
Ms Nozuko Siyolo
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 460 3059 (CT)
Mrs Patricia Faila
Acting Financial aid officer
Mrs Primrose Tshayana
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 460 8398 (CT)
Ms Veronica Perry
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 959 6495 (BLV)
Mr Danley van Wyk
Financial aid officer
Tel: +27 21 864 5546 (W)