NSFAS has ZERO-TOLERANCE POLICY towards dishonesty, bribery, fraud and corruption!



  • Vuvuzela Hotline

    You can report corruption by visiting www.thehotline.co.za or by calling the Vuvuzela Fraud and Corruption hotline at 0860 247 653



  • No_bribery

    BRIBERY IS A CRIMINAL OFFENCE!!!





NSFAS 2024 Supporting documents

Required Supporting documents during the application process

If you have applied for #NSFAS2024 funding and received a request to submit supporting documents, log into your myNSFAS account to upload the required documents:


Students with disabilities must provide:

A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form:

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Students must download the NSFAS 2024 Consent form:

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Students must download the NSFAS Declaration form:

This form is only for applicants who are 34 years old or younger and whose parent-child relationship with the provided parents/guardian cannot be verified by NSFAS:

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Other documents that may be required, if applicable:

  • Retrenchment letter
  • Death certificate/s
  • Divorce Decree
  • Proof of legal guardianship
  • Marriage certificate
  • other documents may be required for appeal purposes,....eg retrenchment letter

Based on the application type, the system will generate a list of required documents for upload.

Appeals
Rejected applicants who are eligible to appeal may appeal their application outcome within 30 days of receiving their application results.

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NSFAS stories:


The higher education sector gets new leadership
Higher Education, Science and Innovation led by Dr. Blade Nzimande.


The higher education sector gets new leadership

Four days after being inaugurated as the president of the Republic Of South Africa, Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa, announced his Cabinet on Wednesday evening,May 29 2019.The National Student Financial Aid Scheme will now report under a new Ministry, that of Higher Education, Science and Innovation led by Dr. Blade Nzimande and Deputy Minisister Buti Manamela.

Dr. Nzimande is not new to the higher education sector as he has been the Minister of Higher education and Training before.


NSFAS Board Chair condemns the intentional misrepresentation of the SIU report.
NSFAS Board Chair condemns the intentional misrepresentation of the SIU report.

In an interview with ENCA this morning, Mr Khosa condemned media reporting that suggests the fraudulent transactions are still proceeding.

This is history. We have since established systems that would eliminate such activities, He reminded viewers that the period in question is 2018-2021 and has no relevance to the current situation wherein systems have been radically improved, and measures have been put in place to prevent such errors.

The NSFAS Board wishes to reassure all stakeholders that the current systems have eliminated the prevalence of these fraudulent activities .






Who qualifies for the Bursary? You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study in 2023 or you are already studying at a public university or TVET college Click here to read more


Who qualifies for the Bursary?

You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study in 2023 or you are already studying at a public university or TVET college and you meet the following requirements:
  • SASSA recipients automatically qualify on financial eligibility
  • 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
  • Must have email and cell phone number

How to create your myNSFAS acccount? Click here to read more


Get started by creating a new account.

It’s as easy as 1,2,3,……

  1. Type in first names (as per ID number)
  2. Type in Surname (as per ID number)
  3. Type in your ID number (will your username)
  4. Type in your own Email address
  5. Type in your own Cellphone number
  6. Accept terms and conditions Tick the box provided, to allow NSFAS to check the information provided (compulsory)
  7. Create a Password, To (protect your account)

ID number, Names and Surname is validated against the Department of Home Affairs database. Only valid South African ID information will be accepted.