NSFAS 2022 Applications open date is 2nd November

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NSFAS 2022 Applications open date is 2nd November

NSFAS 2022 Applications open date is 2nd November

NSFAS 2022 applications to open 2nd November

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, and the Chairperson of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), Mr Ernest Khosa, have officially announced the application dates for 2022.

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The 2022 National Student Financial Assistance Application, according to Dr. Blade Nzimande, Ph.D., will be open from November 2nd to January 7th, 2022.
According to Nzimande, the application process is open to those who are already enrolled in higher education but are unfunded or eligible for funding.
According to him, the NSFAS has created application processes and systems that are not only simple to use, but also provide students with real-time responses.

He claims that the NSFAS has created application processes and systems that are not only simple to use, but also provide students with real-time responses without interfering with the application validation process..

NSFAS recently announced it was making preparation towards the 2022 application open date. Below is their press released

NSFAS PREPARES TO OPEN THE 2022 APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENT FUNDING

Cape Town The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has welcomed the green light by the Minister
of Higher Education, Science, and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande to open the online applications for 2022.


The online applications for 2022 are for applicants who would need government bursaries to further their studies at any of the 25 public universities or 50 TVET Colleges including students who previously studied without NSFAS.


On Tuesday, October 26, Minister Nzimande visited the NSFAS Head Quarters in Cape Town to assess the state of readiness for the 2022 online applications system process for first-time students and the returning students who previously studied without NSFAS.


Appreciating the system improvements and significant considerations made to simplify the application system process for eligible students, the Minister said: “I am quite confident from the demonstration I have seen, that we are ready to open the 2022 online application for eligible students.”


Speaking on the approval of the opening of the online applications for 2022 by Dr Blade Nzimande, Mr Ernest Khosa, NSFAS Board Chairperson said that the approval by the Minister to allow NSFAS to open the 2022 online application is an indication that the public entity is taking steps in the right direction.


“We appreciate the confidence and the support the new NSFAS Board and management is receiving from the Minister. Our team has demonstrated to the Minister all the stages each application will go through when submitted by an applicant. We were able to assure the Minister that we are much better prepared to deal with any challenges that may come,” said Mr Ernest Khosa.


Minister Nzimande is expected to brief the nation on the opening date of the 2022 online application soon. More details on the system improvements and application processes will be made available on the date of the briefing.