financial aid 2024-2025
financial aid 2024-2025
It is anticipated that the online application for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will open on November 2 and close on January 21, 2024. Candidates should exercise caution given that applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Read this article to learn how to apply for the NSFAS online if you are a student who meets the requirements and wants to apply for the 2024–2025 school year.
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED DURING THE APPLICATION PROCESS
- Provide your own cellphone number and email address. You must have a copy of your ID or birth certificate, as well as copies of your parents, guardians, or spouse’s National ID. You must also have proof of your income, or, if necessary, one year’s IRP5.
You are not required to provide any evidence of income if you are the recipient of a SASSA grant.
A completed and signed Disability Annexure A form must be submitted by all applicants with disabilities. A Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form must also be submitted by applicants designated as such by the Department of Social Development.
How to Submit an NSFAS Online Application
On your computer, iPad, or smartphone, you can complete the NSFAS Online Application for 2024. Before applying online, make sure you have all of your supporting papers and are qualified to apply. If you meet the NSFAS Application Criteria for 2023, continue with the online application process. To get started, follow the steps below:
- Visit the NSFAS Application website: www.nsfas.org.za
- Then, you click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab
- Create a myNSFAS account. If you don’t know how to create, click HERE
- Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab
- Update your personal information
- Answer the questions you see on the screen
- Upload all the required supporting documents
- Finally, you click on ‘submit
Who is eligible for funding from NSFAS?
- Anyone who is a citizen of South Africa and has received a SASSA grant is eligible for funding. Applicants must have a combined household income of no more than R350,000. Students who began their education prior to 2018 and have a combined household income of no more than R122 000 per year are eligible.
Is NSFAS a type of grant?
- Apply for a bursary through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). For students who are unable to obtain bank funding, study loans, or bursaries, the Department of Higher Education and Training provides funding for the NSFAS bursary program. Apply online.
NOTE. For more details, applicants can download THE NSFAS ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND CONDITIONS FOR FINANCIAL AID HERE.
FOR ANY INFORMATION ON PAYMENT OR RECEIVING OF MONEY PLEASE GO TO THE NSFAS MAIN WEBSITE BY CLICKING HERE OR CALL THEM DIRECTLY ON
Tel No.: 08000 67327