How Much Does NSFAS Pay For Accommodation At TUT?

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How Much Does NSFAS Pay For Accommodation At TUT?

How Much Does NSFAS Pay For Accommodation At TUT? The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a South African government initiative that provides financial assistance to students from disadvantaged backgrounds who wish to pursue higher education. One of the components of the NSFAS package is accommodation, which is intended to help students cover the cost of living away from home while attending university or college.

The amount of financial assistance provided by NSFAS for accommodation varies depending on a number of factors, including the type of accommodation, the location of the accommodation, and the specific financial needs of the student. In general, NSFAS pays a set amount per month towards accommodation costs, which is intended to cover a portion of the student’s rent or other housing expenses.


How Much Does NSFAS Pay For Accommodation At TUT?

Amounts indicated for accommodation, living allowance, transport and learning materials need to be aligned with the approved latest DHET guidelines.


  • Accommodation
    As per the actual costs charged by the university (costs for private accommodation must not exceed costs for university residence)
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7 500  per annum
  • Living allowance R15, 000  per annum
  • Book allowances R5200 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance of R2900 per annum for students in catered residences

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Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Nsfas Application Date 2024-2025

The NSFAS 2024-2025 application will be available beginning on November 7, 2023, and will end on January 21, 2024.


Who Qualifies for The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) Nsfas Allowance 2024-2025?

  • 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 and whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.


Nsfas Accommodation Application Requirements Needed 2024-2025

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will require more information from you to process your application, so you need to provide the following supporting documents to ensure 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, guardians, 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 known as a Vulnerable Child by the Department of Social Development should also provide a completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form.


How to Apply for Nsfas Accommodation Application 2024-2025

  1. Visit the NSFAS Application website:
  2. Then, you click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab
  3. Create a myNSFAS account.
  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

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NSFAS Contact Details

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

For more Enquiries visit NSFAS Website. We do hope this article was helpful.