nsfas 2024 allowancess

nsfas 2024 allowancess

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nsfas 2024 allowancess

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.

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 is R24,000 per annum
  • Accommodation in a peri-urban area is R18,900 per annum
  • Accommodation in a rural area is R15,750 per annum
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the 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 qualify for funding
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
  • A person with a 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.

Registration with the NSFAS

.New candidates can submit an application directly to NSFAS at www.nsfas.org.za

.If you were excluded for any of the reasons listed below, you can apply through the University. Please keep in mind that you will be charged a registration fee while your application is being reviewed.

 Documents required

The following are the required documents:

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

For all other student-related questions, please contact:

Tel No.: 08000 67327
Email: info@nsfas.org.za

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