SA Universities

How to apply for NSFAS?

To successfully apply for NSFAS funding you must carefully follow all the provided steps below. This bursary will cover all your expenses in any public university/T-vet college of South Africa.

NSFAS

WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE BURSARY?

You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study in 2022 or you are already studying at a public university or TVET college and you meet the following requirements:

SASSA grant recipients or

Your combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year or

Person with a disability with a combined household income of not more than R600 000 per year or

Student who begun their university studies before 2018 and their household income is not more than R122 000 per year

WHAT IS REQUIRED DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS?

NSFAS may need more information from you to process your application, check what supporting documents are required and ensure that you have all the relevant information.

You will need the following to complete your NSFAS application:

HOW AND WHERE TO APPLY

You can apply online using a cellphone, tablet or computer. Follow these simple steps to apply:

Step 1: Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab

Step 2: Create a myNSFAS account

Step 3: Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and answer the questions on the screen

Step 4: Upload the required supporting documents then click on ‘submit’

After you click on ‘submit’, your application reference number will appear on the screen. The reference number will also be sent to the cellphone number and email address you provided.

CHECK APPLICATION STATUS

If you have alredy applied for NSFAS you can then track your application and check the status

Click here my nsfas status to track your application

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

APPLICATIONS CLOSE ON 7 JANUARY 2022, APPLY NOW AND UNLOCK YOUR FUTURE TODAY