Apply For NSFAS 2024-2025

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Apply For NSFAS 2024-2025

Which courses does NSFAS fund, Apply For NSFAS 2024-2025

Applications for the government of South Africa’s bursary program NSFAS are presently being accepted. Students from all throughout the nation may start submitting their applications for the 2024–2025 school year. Those enrolled in public universities and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges are eligible to apply for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas), which is available to applicants through the official website. Prior to submitting a Nsfas application for the class of 2024, all students must first register for a myNsfas account. To see and manage crucial Nsfas-related data, students must use the myNsfas portal.

NSFAS Application Open Date 2024

Applications for the NSFAS are now being accepted for 2024. By September 28, 2023, your NSFAS grant application must be received. Currently, January 31 is the application deadline for 2024. Since late submissions won’t be allowed, be sure to submit your application before the deadline.

Read here; NSFAS Application Online 2024-2025

Who Qualify To Receive NSFAS Funding

To qualify for bursaries, applicants must adhere to four fundamental standards;

  • every South African national
  • All winners of SASSA grants are eligible for funding
  • applicants whose annual household combined income does not exceed R350 000
  • A disabled person: The total annual household income cannot exceed R600,000.
  • students who started their studies before 2024 and whose household income is not higher than R122 000 annually

Applying for the NSFAS in 2024

logging into your myNsfas account

  • Enter the information that Nsfas needs.
  • Choose “Apply.”
  • Click the next button once you have filled out all the relevant fields (parents’ information, mother’s information, guardian information, spouse information for married students, etc.).
  • Once all sections and procedures have been completed, you must upload the relevant paperwork.
  • Once you have uploaded all necessary documents, click “Next.”
  • Click “submit” after making sure the data and documents you provided are accurate.

How long Can You Be Funded By NSFAS

Based on the number of funds available each year, NSFAS will only provide support for a maximum of five years if you meet the criteria for eligibility under the means test. You will be responsible for paying for yourself until you graduate if you regularly change your program of study and it takes you longer than five years to finish your certificate.

NSFAS Monthly Allowance In 2024/2025

The following monthly payments can be expected:

  • Educational Resources (Books): R433
  • Living Expenses: R1250
  • Incidental Provisions: R241
  • Travel Costs: R625
  • Accommodation: Value is dependent on each student

Read Here: Apply 2024 Online Application

2024 Applications Supporting Documents

If you have applied for NSFAS2024 funding and received a request to submit supporting documents, log into your myNSFAS account to upload the required documents.

NSFAS Contact

For general, student and NSFAS Wallet enquiries

For all other queries regarding students:
Tel No.: 08000 67327

Physical Address
The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

read more on Nsfas HERE