2019 – 2020 NSFAS Application for Universities in South Africa

NSFAS Application for Universities and Colleges in South Africa

National Student Financial Aid Scheme NSFAS Online Application 2019 – 2020

A. Before applying you should have decided which course you want to study and at which public university/TVET college. You will need to select these choices in the application form.

B. Make sure you have electronic (and certified copies) of the following:

  • Your South African identity document/card or, an unabridged birth certificate
  • IDs of parents and/or guardian (or death certificate where applicable)
  • IDs of each person living with you in your home
  • Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice (not older than three months)
  • Please download the consent form and fill it in with your parent/guardian’s signatures. Applications without a consent form that is signed by all people whose incomes have been declared in the application will not be accepted, and will be considered as incomplete.
  • If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A and fill it in

NB: The stamp on all certified documents should not be older than three months

Who can apply?

YOU MAY APPLY IF:

  • You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less, you are registered at this Institution and have not been approved for NSFAS funding in 2018
  • You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less, you are registered at this Institution but have not applied for NSFAS funding before
  • You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less and you plan to study at a public university or TVET College in 2019 and require funding

PLEASE NOTE YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF:

You have already applied for 2020 on www.nsfas.org.za and have an application reference number

You already have NSFAS funding for 2019

You already have an undergraduate degree/diploma or postgraduate degree other than the postgraduate qualifications listed below which you may apply for:

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  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
  • LLB

Applicants may make use of the computer lab on campus to apply and may also contact the financial aid office on campus for assistance with their 2020 applications.

You may Call the NSFAS Contact Centre on 08 000 67327