NHFC (National Housing Finance Corporation) Profile
The National Housing Finance Corporation, or commonly shortened to NHFC, is an institution initiated by the government of South Africa that is intended to become a Development Finance Institutions. What this institution mainly focuses on is the field of assisting households originating from middle-low income groups in searching for the resources to purchase housing finance. Mainly approaching to a target audience of between ZAR 1 500 to ZAR 15 000. By providing much needed help to these group of people, they are able to access these many resources in housing finance that are provided by bank funds.
About NHFC (National Housing Finance Corporation) Bursaries 2020
The National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFC) is currently offering bursary schemes towards students who are interested in the housing finance department. University students who are in their 2nd year or post-graduate studies are more than welcome to give this bursary programme a try. The NHFC Bursaries are catered to a long list of study courses, such as:
- Economic Development
- Energy Efficiency
- Construction Economics
- Developmental Studies
- Human Settlements
- Property Markets
- Risk Management
- Housing Construction
- Built Environment
- Real Estate.
Successful applicants will be granted with a supporting financial assistance that will help them in their studies. However, the funding provided will be mainly allocated for tuition expenses, and study materials. Other things such as accommodation an personal items will be put into lesser consideration. Additionally, grantees are given the option to renew their bursary on a yearly basis, provided they are able to maintain their academic reputation. For further information, take a look at the Official National Housing Finance Corporation Website.
NHFC (National Housing Finance Corporation) Bursary Requirements
The NHFC Bursary extends its arms to young individuals who require financial assistance to further support them in their studies. However, there are several items that need to be met in order to be considered eligible enough for the bursary scheme. Unlike other bursary schemes, the general requirements of this bursary programme is relatively inclusive. All you have to do is to be officially recognized as a citizen of South Africa, originate from an underprivileged group, and maintain an astounding academic track record. While these general requirements are simple, it is highly important you fulfill them to guarantee success with your application procedure. Check out the Official National Housing Finance Corporation Website to see more details.
How to Apply NHFC (National Housing Finance Corporation) Bursary 2020
Applications for the NHFC Bursary programme are conducted through online mediums. First off, incoming applicants must first check the availability status of the bursary through the NHFC Vacancies Portal. If the bursary scheme is available at the time of search, you may immediately prep up your application dossier. Your dossier must contain a completed official application form, as well as all of these listed documents below:
- A valid copy of your Grade 12 and academic transcript
- A valid copy of Academic record on the official letterhead of the University
- A valid copy of Permanent Residence Permit (Bar Coded Permit)
- A valid copy of Proof of Monthly Income of Parent / Guardian
- A valid copy of R.S.A. Bar Coded Identity Document of Bursary Applicant
- A valid copy of IDs/Birth Certificates of all persons listed as part of household
- A valid copy of Proof of admission by the University
- A valid copy of proof of admission by the University (for first year students only)
- A valid copy of ID of Parent/Guardian
- A valid copy of R.S.A. Bar Coded Identity Document of Parent/Guardian.
All application dossiers must be submitted to this provided e-mail address: [email protected]. Any applications that are uncompleted or are sent in way past the closing date will automatically be disqualified from the application procedure. Announcements will only be made to successful applicants who have been accepted by the committee. If you have not heard back from the committee within the allotted time frame, we are sorry to inform you that you have not been accepted by the bursary programme.
Should you require further information about the NHFC Bursary Programme, you can always refer to them through the contact information we have provided below.
NHFC Contact Address
The Isle of Houghton
Old Trafford 3
11 Boundary Road
Mail Address: –
Tel: +27 11 644 9800
Fax: +27 11 484 0204
Email: [email protected]
Source: NHFC; Author: Larxsati; Editor: Melisa; Picture: nhfc.co.za.