how do i know if nsfas has approved my application

how do i know if nsfas has approved my application

how do i know if nsfas has approved my application

how do i know if nsfas has approved my application

The NSFAS Act (Act 56 of 1999) established a government institution under the Department of Higher Education and Training to give financial assistance to underprivileged students who seek to continue their studies at public universities or TVET colleges.How long does Nsfas take to respond to a request?

Applicants should expect a response to their application within a few days of the deadline. If you haven’t heard from NSFAS, you should check on your application’s status on your own.

How can I track the status of my NSFAS

Please follow the processes outlined below to monitor or track the status of your application as an applicant.

1st Step:

Check the status of your NSFAS application on the nsfas website. By clicking on MyNSFAS account, you can log in with your ID and the password you set during the application procedure.

2nd Step:

Log in to your MyNSFAS account with your ID and the password you chose during the application process.

If you applied for funding from NSFAS, they most likely informed you of the status of your application. This, however, may be confusing and does not always signal what you should do next. So, let’s have a look at the application statuses and see what you should do next.

Successfully funded

Means: The application has been processed and the funding process has been completed.

What you must do: Register and attend Classes.

 

Eligible for funding but, awaiting confirmation of academic admission

Means: Applicant qualifies for funding, but we have not yet received admission confirmation from an institution. Until such time as admission has been confirmed, funding will not be approved.

What you must do: Inform institution’s Financial Aid Office.

 

Verifying the household income with third party sources

Means: We are still verifying the student’s household income with credit bureaus to confirm that the income declared is under the R350 000 threshold.

What you need to do: Wait. No action required.A message will be sent if funding is approved and academic admission is confirmed.

 

Awaiting evaluation

Means: The application has been received and needs to be assessed by a case worker at NSFAS to ensure that all information on the application has been correctly captured.

What you need to do: Wait. No action required. A message will be sent if funding is approved and academic admission is confirmed.

 

Application unsuccessful

Means: Applicant’s household income is above the R350 000 threshold and therefore rejected. Or applicant has previous qualification and does not qualify for NSFAS. Or applicant has not been admitted to a university or TVET College.

What you need to do: No Action.

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