Nsfas Application : All students who will register at public universities/ TVET colleges for the first time in 2023 and need financial support, can now apply directly to NSFAS for financial assistance. Applications will remain open between 01 August and 30 November.
We are pleased to inform you that our technical problem has been resolved and now all returning students can be able to process and submit their applications on the NSFAS website. We apologise for the technical error that made it impossible for you to submit your applications since Friday. Kindly note that while applications are open for all returning students, post-graduate students are not included in this provision. Thanks You.
To all 2023 first year students
All students who will register at public universities/ TVET colleges for the first time in 2023 and need financial support can now apply directly to NSFAS for financial assistance. Applications will remain open between 01 August and 30 November.
To all current university/ TVET college students already funded by NSFAS
NSFAS is in a process to receive all your information and details from the university/college where you are currently enrolled. You will be automatically migrated to the student-centred model, and will be notified by SMS/post once NSFAS has received and registered your details.
To all current university/TVET college students, who are not funded by NSFAS, but intend to apply for NSFAS assistance for the 2023 academic year
All the above mentioned students – including those who were previously on a government funded bursary programme not offered by NSFAS – can apply for NSFAS financial assistance for the 2023 academic year from 03 September to 30 November.
To apply on the NSFAS website, you will be required to register first to create your personal online account, and then proceed to fill and submit the application form online. You may need about 30 minutes to complete this online process, and must also have scanned copies of the following required attachments:
- Matric Certificate
- Identity Document/Birth Certificate
- Last Academic Results
- Proof of parents income (If parent/s employed)
- Death Certificate/s (If parent/s deceased)
- Doctor’s Certificate (If permanently disabled)
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Each applicant will need to adhere to the basic requirements and also any requirements as set out by the company in accordance to the field of study or Institute of learning.
Most candidates will be required to have the following:
- Candidates must be a South African citizen
- Candidates must have a valid Matric
- Candidates must have a valid ID document
- Candidates must have a proof of acceptance from the institute of higher learning where apply to
- Candidates must provide proof of income for either parents, guardians or proof of deceased where applicable
- Candidates must provide ID documentation for parents or guardians
- Candidates must be capable within the English language
Candidates that apply must complete all fields of the application form and also meet all additional requirements if any, as set out by the bursary. Candidates who submit incomplete applications or are missing documentation will not be considered.