The NSFAS Online Bursary Applications For are currently looking to fund undergraduates looking for scholarships.
Applications are open today for NSFAS. If you want to study next year you should be applying now.
What Is NSFAS?
NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education and Training which provides financial support to disadvantaged students who wish to further their studies at public universities or TVET colleges.
NSFAS has a new and improved system that allows each applicant to be considered with great care and enormous attention is given to evaluating every application.
“Each application will be treated equally by the NSFAS funding committee. Complete and submit your materials as soon as possible to ensure full and timely consideration of your application. There are tips and guidelines online and a YouTube channel for step-by-step information.
“You can also track and trace the progress of your application online by a simply login with your cellphone and ID number.
Who Qualifies For NSFAS Funding?
- All South African citizens
- All SASSA grant recipients qualifies for funding
- Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year
- Persons with disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per year
- Students who started studying before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 per year.
The new application process takes only five minutes to complete and requires only a copy of the Identification Document (ID) for the applicant and parents, a payslip (of both parents), if parents earn an income, and a consent form to give the scheme permission to verify income.
Students whose parents are not working are only required to submit a signed consent form.
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