vut nsfas application form

vut nsfas application form

vut nsfas application form

vut nsfas application form

NSFAS announced that there will be an opportunity for eligible students to apply for the 2023 academic year. Applications will be open for 2 weeks from 17 August 2023 until 3 September 2023. Visit the NSFAS website at www.nsfas.org.za​ for full details on how to submit the application. Please note the following:
Who qualifies for funding?
  • Undergraduate students only without any other funding
  • South African citizens
  • SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 p.a
  • Persons with disabilities whose combined household income is not more than R600 000 per year. Applicants who first registered at university before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 p.a
  • Only eligible students will be considered. Students who applied previously and were rejected by NSFAS based on the reasons provided will not be considered again.

Documents Required for NSFAS Application

  1. Attach the most recent proof of income of PARENT(S)/GUARDIAN(S)/SPOUSE OR ANY OTHER MEMBER OF THE HOUSEHOLD THAT EARNS AN INCOME (salary-/pension slips not older than three months). It is of great importance to determine the financial status of the family. PROOF OF INCOME (by means of sworn statement and 6 months’ bank statements, not older than three months) must be attached if you don’t receive a salary-/pension slip.
  2. A sworn statement (not older than three months) must be attached if your MOTHER/GUARDIAN/SPOUSE IS A HOUSEWIFE.
  3. A certified copy of the PENSION SLIP (not older than three months) of your PARENT(S)/GUARDIAN(S)/SPOUSE or any other member of the household must be attached if he/she is a PENSIONER.
  4. A sworn statement (not older than three months) must be attached if your PARENT(S)/GUARDIAN(S)/SPOUSE is UNEMPLOYED. WRITTEN CONFIRMATION FROM A COMMUNITY LEADER for example the preacher, attorney or social worker must be attached in addition.
  5. If your PARENTS are SEPARATED but not legally divorced, a sworn statement (not older than three months) in that regard must be submitted by one of the parents and PROOF OF INCOME (not older than three months) OF BOTH PARENTS must be attached.
  6. A certified copy of the DIVORCE ORDER must be attached if your PARENTS are LEGALLY DIVORCED. PROOF OF INCOME OF BOTH PARENTS (not older than three months) must be attached.
  7. If the PARENTS are DECEASED, a CERTIFIED COPY/COPIES OF THE DEATH CERTIFICATE(S) must be attached.
  8. In the instance of FARMERS and BUSINESSES, the most recent (not older than one year) TAX ASSESSMENT (IT34) AND most recent FINANCIAL STATEMENTS of the farm/business must be attached.
  9. If your parents’ assets were LIQUIDATED and/or placed UNDER ADMINISTRATION, attach PROOF OF INCOME as well as proof of LIQUIDATION- AND/OR ADMINISTRATION ORDER.
  10. If you are under GUARDIANSHIP, attach a copy of the COURT ORDER or submit a sworn statement of the guardian(s). GRANDPARENTS OR OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS CAN NOT ACT AS GUARDIANS IF THE BIOLOGICAL PARENTS ARE STILL ALIVE EXCEPT IF A COURT ORDER WAS ISSUED (A CERTIFIED COPY OF THE COURT ORDER MUST BE ATTACHED).
  11. Attach copies of IDENTITY DOCUMENTS of the APPLICANT AND ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD that has been certified on the same side as the picture and not on the backside of the copy.

Disability requirements:

  • A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form (if their information is not pre-populated on the online application form).
(Find attached the official documentation received from NSFAS in this regard, providing assistance and guidance to students on how to apply).​
HOW TO APPLY

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.

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