Applications will close on the January 31, 2024
We strongly advise all applicants and beneficiaries to always safeguard their personal information.
Report any fraud or suspicious activity to the Vuvuzela hotline at 0860 247 653, visit www.thehotline.co.za, or request a callback by SMSing 30916.
The mobile app that is designed to make your funding application process easy and seamless.
Create a myNSFAS account via this link: httpss://my.nsfas.org.za/ or download NSFAS App on Google Play or App Store. Your ID number will be your username.
Click on the ‘Apply’ tab to update your personal information and upload your application supporting documents, indicated.
Submit your application
You qualify for a NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study in 2024 or you are already studying at a public university or TVET college and you meet the following requirements:
Students who have already applied and received funding in previous years, have not yet graduated on their current qualification and do not intend to change from one sector to another (TVET College to University or vice-versa).
They are automatically funded for the duration of their studies, provided they pass their modules and meet the academic requirements.
Allowances, excluding human support, for students living with disabilities attending TVET Colleges will as of 2023 be supported directly by the NSFAS.
A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form:
An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide completed and Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker:
Note: If you are a SASSA recipient, then no proof of income is required, will be eligible for a funding award, if you have registered at an institution and are academically eligible..
Note: If you are student with permanent residence, you are required to submit your parent/guardian’s passport.
Applicants are required to provide a correct support document, including parental information, during the NSFAS 2024 Application process.
If NSFAS discovers that an eligible student has misrepresented or falsified their details and these do not match with third-party data sources, it is considered a criminal offence.
NSFAS retains the authority to cancel or refuse financial aid to the student if necessary.
Create a myNSFAS account via download NSFAS App on google play and Apple Store