How Do I Apply For NSFAS 2023 Online
How Do I Apply For NSFAS 2023 Online
Prospective Students who have been waiting to apply to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will now have access to apply online via the NSFAS official website. Application for the 2023-2024 academic year is currently open on Wednesday 28th September 2022 and qualified applicants are invited to apply within the application cycle since there wouldn’t be any late applications. Students who are eligible for funding from NSFAS (financial eligibility) and who obtain a firm place to study in an approved program at a public institution are encouraged to apply to institutions through their application processes for a study place.
Funding is only offered to students who are eligible for funding from NSFAS (financial eligibility) and who obtain a firm place to study in an approved program at a public institution.
Getting a shot at @NSFAS funding is super easy and quick, with no long queues and complicated steps. You will need to first register for a myNSFAS account and submit your application online.
Application open and Closing Date
The National Students Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) online application 2023-2024 academic year opens 28th of September. All those who want to apply for NSFAS online in 2023 should visit www.nsfas.org.za.to apply for the National Financial Aid Scheme funding. No late Applications will be accepted for NSFAS for the 2023 academic year.
Once your myNSFAS account is set up and functional, follow these simple steps and submit your application:
Step 1:Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and complete the sections on the screen by providing the required information.
Step 2: Upload required supporting documents where applicable
Step 3:Click on ‘Submit’ required information.
Step 4:And just like that, your NSFAS funding application has been submitted.
Documents needed to verify your NSFAS funding application
Take note of the below important documents needed to complete the application:
How do I apply for NSFAS 2023?
To qualify for NSFAS funding you must be:
- A South African Citizen;
- SASSA grant recipients (the SASSA COVID-19 grant does not count); Persons whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per
year; Persons living With disabilities With a combined household income not more than R600 000 per annum_
- A permanent resident—An individual who is in possession of a valid Permanent Residency Permit issued by the Department Of Home Affairs in South Africa. Supporting document required:
- All applicants must provide a copy of their ID document. Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart 10 must be provided.
- A temporary ID issued by the Department 01 Home Affairs
- Non-SASSA applicants must provide ID copies of parents, legal guardian/guardian or spouses:
- Proof of income: applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide the latest payslip not Older than 3 months, UIF
letter. appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian spouse).
Once your funding application becomes successful, NSFAS will cover your costs for:
- Living allowance
- Book allowance
- Incidental/personal care allowance
- If you are studying at the University of South Africa (UNISA) you will receive funding for:
- Books (subject to the number of modules registered)
- Personal care allowance
If you are unable to complete the application by yourself, you can visit a National Youth Development Agency Centre, a Thusong Centre or one of our application partner centres near you, where an NSFAS representative will help you apply.