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Financial Assistance

Undergrad funding scenarios

Examples of the Calculation of Financial Assistance (1st year of study)

Studying and living in a catering residence

 

Course Fees R48 000
Catering Residence R51 000
Catered Meal Plan R21 800
Incidental Allowance (eg. toiletries,airtime) R2 500
Books R 3 800
Total costs R127 100
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 100
NSFAS Offer R83 600
UCT Administered Bursary R43 500

Studying and living in a self-catering residence

 

Course Fees R48 000
Self-catering Residence R41 000
Food/Incidental Allowance R19 000
Book Allowance R 3 800
Total costs R111 800
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 100
NSFAS Offer R83 600
UCT Administered Bursary R27 100

Studying and living in rented accommodation

 

Course Fees R48 000
Rental Allowance R35 300
Food /Incidental Allowance R19 000
Transport Allowance R 8 600
Book Allowance R 3 800
Total costs R114 700
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 100
NSFAS Loan Offer R83 600
UCT Administered Bursary R30 000

Studying and living at home

 

Course Fees R48 000
Transport Allowance R 8 600
Book Allowance R 3 800
Total costs R60 400
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 100
NSFAS Offer R59 300