Nwu nsfas application form

Nwu nsfas application form

Nwu nsfas application form

nsfas application 2023-2024

To ensure that students get the most out of their studies, NSFAS makes their educational journey enjoyable and free of any financial burden by providing all necessary support from registration until graduation.

Students who are approved for NSFAS funding are covered for the following:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees

They also receive allowances for the following:

  • Food
  • Personal care
  • Learning Material
  • Accommodation or transport

Extra support is provided to students living with disabilities, such as:

  • Medical assessments: The assessment is limited to one assessment for the duration of the qualification and on request by the Disability Unit/Student Support
  • Assistive devices: Limited to one assistive device for the duration of the qualification.
  • Human support: To cover the cost of human support such as a caregiver, guide dog, scribe, tutor, or sign language interpreter.

The applications system will be open from 2 November 2023 until January 2023 when the NSC results are released.

Students qualify to get NSFAS funding if they are a South African citizen or permanent resident who plans on registering or already studying at a public university or TVET college in South Africa and they will fall within one or more of the below categories:

  • SASSA grant recipients (the SASSA COVID-19 grant does not count);
  • Persons whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year;
  • Persons living with disabilities with a combined household income not more than R600 000 per annum.

The correct supporting documents are important in ensuring that NSFAS process your funding application in time for your registration at an institution of higher learning.

Students must go through the list of required supporting documents that I will mention to ensure that they have all of them before they start with the application process:

  • All applicants must provide a copy of their ID. A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs will be accepted;
  • Non-SASSA applicants must provide ID copies of parent/s, legal guardian/guardian or spouse;
  • Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart ID must be provided;
  • Proof of income: applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide latest payslip, not older than 3 months, UIF letter, appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian/spouse).

You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study at a public university or TVET college and you fall within one or more of the below categories:

  • All SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per year.
  • Students who started studying before 2018 and whose household income is not more than R122 000 per year.

It must be noted that no affidavits will be accepted as proof for any funding requirement.

How and where to apply

YOU CAN APPLY ONLINE VIA WWW.NSFAS.ORG.ZA
USING A CELLPHONE, TABLET AND COMPUTER.
FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS TO APPLY:

Step 1: Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab
Step 2: Create a myNSFAS account
Step 3: Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and complete the sections on the screen
Step 4: Upload required supporting documents where applicable
Step 5: Click on ‘Submit’

If you do not have a digital device or access to the internet, do not stress, simply pop into your nearest National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) or Thusong Centre to apply following the same steps.

Prospective students are urged to apply to institutions via their application processes for a study place, as funding is only offered to students who are eligible for funding from NSFAS (financial eligibility) and who obtain a firm place to study in an approved programme at a public institution.

Prospective students can access the NSFAS application portal at (website address). www.nsfas.org.za

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