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Appeal process
Is a second opportunity given to an applicant who could not have been considered during the initial sponsorship award.

Award Process
This is a process when a student has been considered for sponsorship, informed and issued with a loan /grant award sponsorship letter and ultimately the student have signed a loan/grant agreement.

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this happen when a beneficiary is funded to study in priority fields of study and is required to work for the Government for the duration of the study period, in a specific area of placement.

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Completion of studies
This is a point when the results of the final year are officially published

this is exercise that allow beneficiaries to convert from one types of financial assistance to other i.e. grant to loan.

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Dual sponsorship
this is when a beneficiary has two types of funding, one from the Fund and another one from other Institutions/Companies

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Financial Assistance
means financial assistance provided to a student under an agreement in order to enable such student to defray, either wholly or in part, costs connected with his/her education within the meaning of the Act."

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Loan Agreement
is a document detailing conditions of sponsorship and student's obligation both during and after studies.

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Private Vocational Training Providers
these are private vocational service providers other than Government Vocational Training Centres.

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Synthetic Priority Index
is a weighted average of the criteria. The weight of each single criterion represents the importance of that criterion in the index. It is used to rank the applicants according to their level of priority in the awarding process. The students with highest level of priority are awarded a PFS.

Special Cases
this is loan, grant or scholarship to be given to marginalised group even though they may not meet NSFAF requirements as stipulated in this document.

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