Nsfas application status at unisa

Nsfas application status at unisa

Nsfas application status at unisa

my nsfas status

National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications for student funding for the 2023 academic year are open from 1 September to 30 November 2023.

NO late applications will be considered

READ HERE my nsfas 2023 application

As an applicant, to hit the qualification level for government funding for university and TVET college studies, you must

  • be a South African citizen.
  • register at any of the 26 public universities or 50 TVET colleges.
  • come from a family with an income of below R350 000 per annum (combined).

Kindly note that students with disabilities and also who are beneficiaries of social grants automatically qualify for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funding. Adding, students wanting to study towards postgraduate qualifications do not qualify for NSFAS funding – you are encouraged to seek funding from the National Skill Fund and the National Research Foundation.

NSFAS has employed 200 NFAS unemployed graduates to support high learners throughout the country with the application process. These graduates will visit high schools and rural communities with no computer or internet access to assist students. Unisa Application Nsfas Grant

NSFAS Grant – “How do I apply for an NSFAS Grant?” Following the step-by-step guide to applying for an NSFAS Grant.

READ HERE mynsfas check status


You need to have scanned copies of all your certified supporting documents. In other words, you need to upload all these documents onto your application.

Make sure you have all the necessary supporting documents because you can not save the application form to later add a document that you accidentally forgot to get a certified copy of.
You need to download and fill in the Parent Consent Form supplied by NSFAS.

As soon as you have successfully completed the application form and made sure you have correctly attached all the necessary supporting documents, then you need to click on the SUBMIT button to be able to submit your application. After doing that, you will need to wait to receive a reference number.
Make sure that you submit your application during the Unisa Registration period.

HERE my nsfas my account login

Here is how you can create your myNSFAS account:

  • Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on “myNsfas account“.
  • Enter your username and password. The username is usually your email address.
  • Click on the “My personal details” tab.
  • Update your cellphone number and/or email address to your current one.
  • Click “Update your details” to proceed.
  • A Time Pin (OTP) will be sent to the new number and email address that you have provided.
  • Enter the OTP and click submit.
  • Your details will immediately be updated.

If you’re an applicant with an existing account, you can sign in using your usernames and password or Facebook and Google accounts.

READ HERE my nsfas form 2023-2024

How do I unblock my NSFAS wallet account using my cellphone?

You need to have an existing myNSFAS portal account and NSFAS Wallet account, and ensure that your current cellphone number is saved in your myNSFAS portal.

  1. Dial *120*176# from the cellphone consisting of the cellphone number saved in your myNSFAS account
  2. Click the option ‘Unlock with OTP’
  3. A ‘One Time Pin’ (OTP) will be sent via SMS to the cellphone
  4. Type in the OPT and press enter
  5. You will receive another notification stating that your account is unlocked.

How do I unblock my NSFAS wallet account using email?

Send NSFAS an email to unblock@nsfas.org.za for assistance. Make sure to provide the following in your email:

  1. A clear copy of your ID (if you have a Smart Card ID, send a copy of both sides)
  2. Your ID number in the email
  3. Cellphone number and email address
  4. Full names and surname
  5. Physical and/or postal address
  6. name of your TVET college
  7. A full description of your query.


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