When NSFAS Application Close For 2024

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When NSFAS Application Close For 2024

When NSFAS Application Close For 2024

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is incredibly important in enabling deserving students to pursue their ambitions of attending tertiary education in South Africa. It’s essential that you stay up to date on application deadlines to avoid missing out on this vital opportunity.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a government program in South Africa that provides financial assistance to qualifying students seeking higher education. NSFAS covers a variety of expenditures, including tuition, textbooks, accommodation, and living expenses. The objective of the organization is to ensure that no eligible student is denied a university education due to financial restrictions.


NSFAS Application Closing Date For 2024

The NSFAS 2024 application deadline is January 30, 2024. It is an important deadline that decides whether or not you will obtain aid for the next academic year. If you miss this deadline, your application will be denied, and you will have to reapply the following year. As a result, applying early is advised, as NSFAS will not accept late applications for the 2024 academic year.

Eligibility Criteria For Application NSFAS 2024

To be eligible for NSFAS funding for the 2024 academic year, you must meet the below criteria;

  • 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: Will NSFAS Fund Education Students In 2024/2025?

How To Apply For NSFAS Funding 2024

Follow the step-by-step guide below to apply online for NSFAS for the 2024 academic year;

  • Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab.
  • Create a myNSFAS account
  •  Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and complete the sections on the screen
  • Upload required supporting documents where applicable
  • Click on ‘Submit’.

Required Documents To Apply Online For NSFAS 2024

All applicants must provide;

  • a copy of their ID. A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs will be accepted.
  • Non-SASSA applicants must provide ID copies of parent/s, legal guardian/guardian or spouse.
  • Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart ID must be provided.
  • Proof of income: applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide the latest payslip not older than 3 months, UIF letter, appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian/spouse)
  • Passports/Driver’s licenses will not be accepted as proof of ID.


Contact NSFAS

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

It is essential to keep informed and begin the application process as soon as possible in order to meet the NSFAS 2024 application deadline. Stay up-to-date on any changes or updates to the application criteria, and contact NSFAS or your educational institution if you have any questions or concerns. Visit the official website of NSFAS for more information.


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