www.nsfas application form
www.nsfas application form
The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has opened its application process for the 2023 academic year.
NSFAS aims to provide financial support to disadvantaged students, who wish to study at public universities or TVET colleges.
The bursary is available to all South African citizens, SASSA grant beneficiaries, those with a combined household income of R350 000 or less per annum, persons with disability with a combined household income of no more than R600 000 per annum, and students who began studying before 2018 whose household income is less than R122 000 per annum.
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Nsfas application closing date
The deadline for submitting an online National Student Financial Aid Scheme application has passed (NSFAS). Applicants are required to submit their applications by a specific deadline. The NSFAS funding deadline is November 30th. The NSFAS application period this year will last four months, starting on Monday, August 3 and finishing on Monday, November 30. No late applications will be accepted.
Successful applicants receive the following funding:
- Accommodation fees
- Transport fees
- Living allowance
- Book Allowance
- Incidental/personal care allowance.
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Interested students are reminded that they may apply even if they did not receive placement at a Higher Education Institution yet.
First applicants will need to register for a myNSFAS account and complete their application form online.
Students will need to submit the following documents with the application:
- Copy of Identity Document (ID)
- Proof of income
- Disability Annexure A Form, if applicable.
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- Accommodation in an urban area is R24,000 per annum
- Accommodation in a peri-urban area is R18,900 per annum
- Accommodation in a rural area is R15,750 per annum
- Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7,350 per annum
- Transport R7000 per annum
- Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum
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- All South African citizens
- All SASSA grant recipients qualify for funding
- Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
- A person with a 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.
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).