fasset outstanding study debt assistance grant 2024?

FASSET, which stands for Finance and Accounting Services Sector Education and Training Authority, is an organization dedicated to providing education and training in the finance and accounting sector. It was established to support and develop the finance and accounting industries, which play a crucial role in a country’s growth. FASSET serves a wide range of organizations within these sectors, including accounting firms, investment entities, financial marketing, trusts, bookkeeping services, and more.

With a focus on performance, accountability, and professionalism, FASSET aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of individuals in the finance and accounting sectors. The organization is committed to providing high-quality services through a qualified and dedicated team, contributing to the growth and transformation of these important sectors of the economy.

FASSET Outstanding Study Debt Assistance Grant 2024-2025

FASSET is offering the Outstanding Study Debt Assistance Grant to students who have completed their education within the Finance and Accounting sector and are in need of financial support to clear their student debt. This grant aims to alleviate the burden of student debt and help individuals pursue their careers without the financial constraints of previous educational debts. The grant is valued at R40,000 per selected candidate.

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the FASSET Outstanding Study Debt Assistance Grant, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a South African citizen
  • Have completed the Matric examination and obtained qualifications within the Finance and Accounting sector
  • Have completed a degree course at a higher education institution or through NSFAS
  • Be currently employed but require financial assistance to pay off previous student debts
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are currently engaged with FASSET internship or leadership programs and earn an annual income of less than R60,000

How To Apply

To apply for the FASSET Outstanding Study Debt Assistance Grant, follow these steps:

  1. Fill out the application form, available on the FASSET website.
  2. Submit the completed application form and required documents via email to bursaryapplication@fasset.org.za. Use “FASSET Outstanding Study Debt Application” as the email subject.
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Required Documents

Ensure you include the following documents with your application:

  • Certified copy of your ID document
  • Recent copy of your qualifications from a higher education institution or NSFAS
  • Complete academic transcripts and certificates confirming the completion of the qualification
  • Signed declaration form (provided with the Grant’s application form)
  • Employment contract or signed employment confirmation from your employer

Closing Date

The closing date for applications for the FASSET Outstanding Study Debt Assistance Grant is 28 February 2024-2025 at 00:00. Applications submitted after this deadline will not be considered.

Contact Details

For inquiries about the grant or the application process, you can contact FASSET using the following details:

  • Email: bursaryapplication@fasset.org.za / fassettcallcentre@fasset.org.za
  • Telephone: 011 476 8570