nsfas  allowances dates 2023-2024

nsfas allowances dates 2023-2024

nsfas allowances dates 2023-2024

nsfas allowances dates 

NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education and Training established according to the NSFAS Act (Act 56 of 1999) to provide financial support to disadvantaged students who wish to further their studies at public universities or TVET colleges.

 NSFAS allowance dates

Over the course of 10 months, NSFAS allowances will be paid the first week of each month.

What does the allowance cover?

Amounts indicated of accommodation, living allowance, transport and learning materials need to be aligned with the approved latest DHET guidelines.

TVET

  • Accommodation in an urban area R24,000 per annum
  • Accommodation in an peri-urban area R18,900 per annum
  • Accommodation in an rural area R15,750 per annum
  • Transport (up to 40 km from institution) R7,350  per annum
  • Transport R7000 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum

Who qualifies for NSFAS allowance?

  • All South African citizens
  • All SASSA grant recipients qualifies for funding
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
  • Person with disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum
  • Students who started studying before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.

Below are the  documents needed:

  • Copy of ID
  • Proof of household income
  • Parents IDs (for dependent applicants)
  • Academic record

How to Apply for NSFAS allowancs

  1. Visit NSFAS Online Application 2022 portal: www.nsfas.org.za/apply-online-2022
  2. Then, you create your myNSFAS account
  3. After that, you click on theApply tab on the NSFAS page
  4. Update all your NSFAS online Application 2022-2023 information.
  5. Upload your supporting documents
  6. Submit your application by clicking on the “SUBMIT” button
  7. nsfas Payment date

For all other queries regarding students:
Tel No.: 08000 67327
Email: info@nsfas.org.za

LINKS

For more information on nsfas click here

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