NSFAS Online Bursary Applications 2024

By | November 19, 2021

NSFAS Online Bursary Applications 2024

NSFAS Online Bursary Applications 2024 | NSFAS Online Bursary Applications For 2024

If you need financial aid for your tertiary institution, Apply for National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Bursary for the 2024 academic year.

NSFAS 2024 Applications are officially opened!

Applications will close on January 31, 2024

NSFAS Application Requirements

All applicants must meet the following qualification before applying for NSFAS Bursary;

  1. All those who are citizens of South Africa and are planning to study in 2024 or if you are currently studying at a public university or TVET college, you qualified for NSFAS bursary.
  2. If you are a SASSA grant recipient
  3. If your combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  4. If you are a person with a disability and with a combined household income of not more than R600 000 per year
  5. If you are a student who started University studies before 2024 and household income is not more than R122 000 per year. NSFAS Online Application 2024

NSFAS 2024 Applications are officially opened!

Applications will close on January 31, 2024

NSFAS officials will never ask or call you to share your password!

We strongly advise all applicants and beneficiaries to always safeguard their personal information.

Report any fraud or suspicious activity to the Vuvuzela hotline at 0860 247 653, visit www.thehotline.co.za, or request a callback by SMSing 30916.

Welcome to NSFAS 2024 Application ✨

The mobile app that is designed to make your funding application process easy
and seamless.

How to apply?

It’s as easy as 1,2,3

Create a profile:

Create a myNSFAS account via this link: https://my.nsfas.org.za/ or download NSFAS App on Google Play or App Store. Your ID number will be your username.

Apply now:

Click on the ‘Apply’ tab to update your personal information and upload your application supporting documents, indicated.

Complete:

Submit your application

NSFAS provides financial aid to disadvantaged students from the poor and working-class who meet eligibility criteria to study at public universities or TVET colleges.

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Who qualifies for funding?

You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study in 2024 or you are already studying at a public university or TVET college and you meet the following requirements:

 

  • South African citizens or permanent residents
  • SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined gross household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities whose combined gross household income is not more than R600 000 per year.
  • Must have email account and cell phone number.
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Who should not apply?

Students who have already applied and received funding in previous years, have not yet graduated on their current qualification and do not intend to change from one sector to another (TVET College to University or vice-versa).

They are automatically funded for the duration of their studies, provided they pass their modules and meet the academic requirements.

 

What does the bursary cover?

Once your funding application becomes successful, NSFAS will cover your costs for:

  • Accommodation
  • Living allowance
  • Learning material allowance
  • Personal care allowance

If you are studying at the University of South Africa (UNISA) you will receive funding for:

  • Tuition
  • Books (subject to the number of modules registered)
  • Personal care allowance

If you are eligible student with disability, you will receive funding for:

  • Assistive Devices
  • Meals
  • Tuition
  • Transport
  • Tuition
  • Human Support
  • Accommodation

Allowances, excluding human support, for students living with disabilities attending TVET Colleges will as of 2023 be supported directly by the NSFAS.

REQUIRED SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will require more information from you in order to process your application, so you need to provide the following supporting documents to make sure that your application is successful.

  1. Provide your own cellphone number and email address
  2. You must have a copy of your ID or birth certificate
  3. National ID copies of parents, guardian or spouse
  4. The evidence of your income or 1 year’s IRP5 if necessary
  5. The proof of income of your parents, guardian, or spouse.
  6. If you are a SASSA grant recipient, you don’t need to provide any evidence of income.
  7. All Applicants with a disability should provide and submit a completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form
  8. An applicant who is known as a Vulnerable Child by the Department of Social Development should also provide a completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form. NSFAS Online Application 2024

How to Apply for NSFAS Online 2024

If you would like to apply for NSFAS 2024, follow the steps outlined below:

  1. You have to visit the NSFAS website: www.nsfas.org.za online
  2. Then, you have to click on the “myNSFAS” tab
  3. After that, you create your myNSFAS account
  4. After creating myNSFAS account, you then have to click on the “Apply” tab
  5. Answer the following questions you see on your screen
  6. Update all your personal information
  7. Upload all the required supporting documents
  8. Lastly, Click on “Submit” to send your application for review.
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Once you have been approved for NSFAS funding, you will be covered until you complete your degree. This, however, is contingent on you continuing to meet the academic requirements. To ensure your continuous funding, all you have to do is concentrate on studying and passing your modules.

HOW TO APPLY ONLINE

How to Check NSFAS Online Application Status 2024 Form

  1. Go to NSFAS Application Status at the website: www.nsfas.org.za
  2. Login to myNSFAS account, if you don’t have one, create one. Click HERE
  3. Then you Enter your User ID
  4. Type in the password you created during the application process.
  5. Click “Track Funding Progress“ to check your application status

NSFAS CONTACT DETAILS:

CONTACT NSFAS VIA THE NSFAS VIRTUAL CONTACT CENTRE
NSFAS Connect: www.nsfas.org.za and log into your myNSFAS account
Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme​
Twitter page: @myNSFAS
Instagram: @myNSFAS
Email: info@nsfas.org.za

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