National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023
ABOUT THE COMPANY – NHFC
National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023; The National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC), established in 1996, is one of the South African Governments Development Finance Institutions (DFIs). The NHFC was formed with the aim of providing housing finance to low-income and middle-income households, as well as to improve on the socio-economic challenges within the country.
The NHFC Bursary Fund was established to help fund students from disadvantaged backgrounds, to gain the skills and expertise to work within the housing finance sector.
ABOUT THE NHFC BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The NHFC is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, for the 2022 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate (from the second year) and postgraduate study levels, within these fields:
- Built Environment
- Construction Economics
- Developmental Studies
- Economic Development
- Energy Efficiency
- Housing Construction
- Human Settlements
- Property Markets
- Real Estate
- Risk Management
MORE ABOUT THE NHFC BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE, RENEWABILITY & SELECTION PROCESS
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books and other study materials as a minimum. Student accommodation and other expenses may be covered at the discretion of the NHFC.
The bursary award is renewable each year, based on the bursary recipient maintaining satisfactory academic performance.
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Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NHFC BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must have completed Matric
- You must be studying towards an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification, in one of the fields listed above
- You must have completed your 1st year of study and be entering your 2nd or higher year of study
- You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must be from a financially disadvantaged background
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NHFC BURSARY
Download and complete the NHFC Bursary Application Form 2022 (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full tertiary academic record, including most recent transcripts, on University letterhead (certified copy)
- Proof of University admission (1st-year students)
- Parents or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
- Parents or guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed)
- ID documents or birth certificates of other people residing within your household (certified copies)
Applications must be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “NHFC Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE FOR THE NHFC BURSARY
31 January 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the NHFC directly:
Human Resources Division
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