nsfas for 2024-2025
nsfas for 2024-2025
On the above web portal, get your information for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) Online Application. Please adhere to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (Nsfas) rules and regulations.
In terms of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) was created. The NSFAS bursary program provides free, fully subsidized higher education and training to students from South Africa’s working class and poor communities.
The goal of NSFAS is to provide financial aid to students from working-class and poor families who want to attend public universities and technical and vocational schools.
ABOUT NSFAS PROGRAMME
- The South African government would gradually implement “fully subsidized free higher education and training for poor and working-class South African students” on December 16, 2017. The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Bursary Scheme was established as a result of the funding’s five-year phase-in.
Before applying, applicants must ensure that they meet the following minimum entry requirements:
- South African citizen
- Receive a SASSA grant
- Applying to a TVET College or a public university with a total household income of less than R350 000 annually Already registered as a university student with a total household income of less than R 122 000 annually Passed grades 9 and 10 to receive funding to study at TVET College Passed Matric to receive funding to study at University Registering for the first time for an undergraduate qualification at a public university or registered for a National Certificate Vocational/ report 191 program at a public TVET College
If you meet the following criteria, DO NOT APPLY:
- Foreign student (NOT a South African citizen)
- Total household income is over R350 000 per annum
- Completed a previous tertiary qualification
- Already applied and received funding
The following study-related costs can be covered by the DHET Bursary:
- Registration fee
- Tuition fee
- Subsidized book allowances
- Prescribed learning materials (up to a certain amount, as set by NSFAS)
- Subsidized accommodation (up to a certain amount, as set by NSFAS)
- Subsidized meal allowances
HOW TO APPLY
You can apply in one of three ways:
METHOD 1: On the NSFAS website (if you wish to apply online, follow the instructions below)
- 1) Sign up for a myNSFAS account on this page: When registering for an account, you will be required to provide the following information: https://my.nsfas.org.za/mynsfas/selfservice.html username, password, ID number, phone number, and email address. 2) You can then log in with the username and password you chose. 3) Fill out the application by clicking the “apply” button. 4) After you have filled out all of the required information (don’t leave any fields blank), you can upload electronic copies of your supporting documents (as listed below). To receive your reference number, click the “submit” button after uploading all of your documents.
METHOD 2: At your closest NYDA Centre
- 1) Go to the NYDA center or office that is closest to you. 2) A worker at the NYDA center will walk you through the application process and give you a form to fill out. 3) Fill out the form in capital letters with a black pen and sign it in the designated spots. 4) Submit your application form and any supporting documents (as listed below). Make certain that your supporting documents are not older than three months and are certified on the front of the page.
5) A receipt card with a bar code will be sent to you.
METHOD 3: At a Financial Aid Office on campus/ computer lab
- your own email address and phone number.
a copy of your identification or birth certificate.
IDs from parents, guardians, or spouses (or, if applicable, a death certificate)
certificate of marriage (where applicable).
Your income documentation or an IRP5 for one year (if applicable).
the income verification of your spouse, parents, or guardian; You will not need to provide proof of income if you receive a SASSA grant.
a ruling from the court (if applicable).
A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form must be submitted by disabled applicants.
A completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form must be submitted by an applicant who has been identified as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development.
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