NSFAS Online Application 2020


  • NSFAS will re-open for 2020 applications for all learners who have not applied during the 01 August – 30 November 2020 window period;

  • Applications for students who wish to study at TVET colleges will open from the 09 January 2020 and close on 14 February 2020; and this is meant to coinside with release of matric results.

  • Applications for students who wish to study at universities will open from 09 January 2020 and close on 20 January 2020.

NSFAS Online Application 2020 : Applications now open –  All students who will register at public universities/ TVET colleges for the first time in 2020 and need financial support, can now apply directly to NSFAS for financial assistance. Applications will remain open between 01 August  and 30 November.

Dear Applicants

We are pleased to inform you that our technical problem has been resolved and now all returning students can be able to process and submit their applications on the NSFAS website. We apologise for the technical error that made it impossible for you to submit your applications since Friday. Kindly note that while applications are open for all returning students, post-graduate students are not included in this provision. Thanks You.

To all 2020 first year students

All students who will register at public universities/ TVET colleges for the first time in 2020 and need financial support can now apply directly to NSFAS for financial assistance. Applications will remain open between 01 August  and 30 November .

To all current university/ TVET college students already funded by NSFAS

NSFAS is in a process to receive all your information and details from the university/college where you are currently enrolled. You will be automatically migrated to the student-centred model, and will be notified by SMS/post once NSFAS has received and registered your details.

To all current university/TVET college students, who are not funded by NSFAS, but intend to apply for NSFAS assistance for the 2019 academic year

All the above mentioned students – including those who were previously on a government funded bursary programme not offered by NSFAS – can apply for NSFAS financial assistance for the 2020 academic year from 01 September  to 30 November .

To apply on the NSFAS website, you will be required to register first to create your personal online account, and then proceed to fill and submit the application form online. You may need about 30 minutes to complete this online process, and must also have scanned copies of the following required attachments:

  • Matric Certificate
  • Identity Document/Birth Certificate
  • Last Academic Results
  • Proof of parents income (If parent/s employed)
  • Death Certificate/s (If parent/s deceased)
  • Doctor’s Certificate (If permanently disabled)
Supporting Documents

 



For a full list of the required supporting documents which will be needed to complete your application
click here
apply@nsfas.org.za

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CREATE YOUR MYNSFAS ACCOUNT
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To download a printable version of application form, please click here

 

Disability assistance

 

If you have a disability, you must complete Annexures Aand submit them with your application form.

For a full list of the required supporting documents which will be needed to complete your application Click Here

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