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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 R42 000
Catered Meal Plan R17 300
Incidental Allowance (eg. toiletries,airtime) R 1 000
Books R 3 300
Total costs R111 600
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 100
NSFAS Loan Offer R71 800
UCT Administered Bursary R38 700

Studying and living in a self-catering residence

 

Course Fees R48 000
Self-catering Residence R33 400
Food/Incidental Allowance R16 000
Book Allowance R 3 300
Total costs R100 700
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 100
NSFAS Loan Offer R71 800
UCT Administered Bursary R27 800

Studying and living in rented accommodation

 

Course Fees R48 000
Rental Allowance R29 700
Food /Incidental Allowance R16 000
Transport Allowance R 7 300
Book Allowance R 3 300
Total costs R104 300
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 100
NSFAS Loan Offer R71 800
UCT Administered Bursary R31 400

Studying and living at home

 

Course Fees R31 000
Live at Home Allowance R 6 500
Transport Allowance R 7 300
Book Allowance R 3 300
Total costs R48 100
Less Expected Family Contribution R 1 250
NSFAS Loan Offer R46 850