what is the closing date for nsfas

what is the closing date for nsfas

what is the closing date for nsfas

what is the closing date for nsfas

NSFAS stands for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme and they provide bursaries to University and College students who come from poor and working class backgrounds. NSFAS applications open in August/September and close in November/December

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will have an online application available in 2023-2024. There is a deadline for each online application. This year’s NSFAS application period will last four months, starting on August 3 and finishing on November 30. No late applications will be accepted.

Who should not apply?

  • Students that have completed a previous qualification.
  • Students with a combined household income of more than R350 000 per annum.
  • Students who have already applied, qualified and received funding. They are automatically funded for the duration of their studies provided they pass their modules and meet the academic requirements.
  • Foreign students (any student who is not a South African citizen)

How to Apply for NSFAS Online Application before the closing date

  1. Visit NSFAS Application website: www.nsfas.org.za
  2. Then, you click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab
  3. Create a myNSFAS account. If you don’t know how to create, click HERE
  4. Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab
  5. Update your personal information
  6. Answer the questions you see on the screen
  7. Upload all the required supporting documents
  8. Finally, you click on ‘submit

Who qualifies for NSFAS funding?

  • 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.

nsfas online application requirements

Applicants can click here for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) requirements, which are critical during the application process and must be completed before applying for the Scheme to avoid rejection by the NSFAS board.

Supporting documents for applying nsfas

Supporting documents needed  for applying the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for applicants can be found on this useful link.

Nsfas application status

If you have not received a response to your application, you may be concerned about your chances of being approved. As an applicant, you can check the status of your application here to see if any responses have been received.

Very Useful Links

For more information on nsfas click here

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