nsfas online 2023-2024

nsfas online 2023-2024

nsfas online 2023-2024

nsfas online 2023-2024

The NSFAS Act (Act 56 of 1999) established a government institution under the Department of Higher Education and Training to provide financial help to underprivileged students who seek to continue their education at public universities or TVET colleges.

What exactly is covered by the bursary?

Accommodation, living allowance, transportation, and learning materials amounts must all be in accordance with the most recent DHET criteria.


  • 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 is eligible for NSFAS funds?

  • 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

Documents required to apply for the nsfas

Applicants can find supporting documents for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) application here. To see the supporting document, go to this link.

How to Make an Application

    1. Go to https://www.nsfas.org.za and look for the tab NYNSFAS and click.
    2. Create a an account called mynfas
    3. Click on apply tab
    4. Upload all the needed documents

Status of the NSFAS application

If you have not received a response to your application, you may be worried about waiting for your admission. If you are an applicant, you can check the status of your application here to see if any responses have been received.

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