NSFAS Bursaries For 2024

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NSFAS Bursaries For 2024

NSFAS Bursaries For 2024

South African government program that gives financial aid to qualifying students in order to help them attend and finance higher education. An NSFAS bursary is a type of financial assistance provided by NSFAS to eligible students to help cover the costs of their higher education. This assistance can cover a variety of expenses including fees, accommodation, study materials, and, in certain cases, a stipend for living expenses. These bursaries assist students in overcoming financial barriers to higher education and empower them to invest in their future education and professions. NSFAS bursary help is not repaid by students or beneficiaries.

READ: NSFAS Bursary Requirements 2024/2025

Application Opening Date For NSFAS Bursaries For 2024

For a bursary from NSFAS, a complete application must be submitted to aNSFAS during the application period. The NSFAS application period begins on September 28 and closes on January 31. Therefore all interested students must begin to submit their applications NIOW!!!.

NB: Late applications will not be considered by NSFA for the 2024 academic year, applicants must submit their completed application before the closing date.

NSFAS Bursary Eligibility Requirements

To qualify for the NSFAS bursary, you must meet the eligibility criteria set by the agency. To be eligible for NSFAS bursary, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a South African citizen / permanent resident
  • Combined gross household income should not exceed R350 000 per annum
  •  Combined gross household income (persons living with disabilities) should not exceed R600 000 per annum
  • SASSA recipients automatically qualify for financial eligibility
  • Must have email and cell phone number.

READ: When is NSFAS Opening For 2024

How To Apply For NSFAS Bursary 2024

NSFAS applications for the 2024 academic year must be done online on the official website of NSFAS. Follow the steps below 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 complete the sections on the screen

*Step 4: Upload required supporting documents where applicable

Step 5: Click on ‘Submit’.

Required Documents To Apply For NSFAS 2024

The following documents must be uploaded to support the application;

  • Copy of student ID / Birth certificate
  • Copy of parent/s or guardian/ spouse ID
  • Smart card: both sides of the card required
  • Proof of income (where applicable)
  • Persons living with disability (Disability Annexure A form)
  • An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide a completed Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker
  • An applicant who has indicated that s/he has no family member details and or abridged birth certificate must complete the Declaration: Non-SASSA.

READ: NSFAS Application For 2024-2025

Contact NSFAS

We are available to assist through the following channels:

Email: info@nsfas.org.za
Facebook: National Student Financial Aid Scheme
Twitter: @myNSFAS
Instagram: @myNSFAS
WhatsApp: +27 78 519 8006

Visit the official website of NSFAS for more information.


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