NSFAS Bursary Application 2022 | How to Apply

National Student Financial Aid Scheme, NSFAS Bursary Application 2022.  See steps on how to apply for the bursary programme.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity reporting to the Department of Higher Education and Training. NSFAS provides financial assistance in the form of a study bursary to qualifying students who wish to study or are already studying at TVET colleges and public universities.

NSFAS Bursary Application

WHAT DOES THE NSFAS BURSARY COVER?

Applicants who are approved for NSFAS funding are covered for the following:
  • Registration
  • Tuition​
Allowances for:
  • Food
  • Accommodation or transport
  • Learning material
  • Personal care

WHO QUALIFIES FOR THE BURSARY?

You qualify for an NSFAS bursary if you are a South African citizen who plans to study in 2021 or you are already studying at a public university or TVET college and you meet the following requirements:
  • SASSA grant recipients or
  • Your combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year or
  • A person with a disability with a combined household income of not more than R600 000 per year or
  • A student who begun their university studies before 2018 and their household income is not more than R122 000 per year

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS THAT ARE ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING IN 2022

NSFAS funds students at the following Universities:

HOW AND WHERE TO APPLY

You can apply online using a cellphone, tablet, or computer. Follow these simple steps to apply:

Step 1: Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab
Step 2: Create a myNSFAS account
Step 3: Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and answer the questions on the screen
Step 4: Upload the required supporting documents then click on ‘submit
After you click on ‘submit’, your application reference number will appear on the screen. The reference number will also be sent to the cellphone number and email address you provided.
You can still download the NSFAS Bursary Application guide for more clarification. Click on the button below.
Applicants who receive NSFAS funding will not be required to reapply for the duration of their initial registered course.
NSFAS will be able to pay successful students’ registration fees effectively and without delays.

CONTACT NSFAS VIA THE NSFAS VIRTUAL CONTACT CENTRE

Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme​
Twitter page: @myNSFAS
Instagram: @myNSFAS
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