MyNSFAS Account Login
MyNSFAS Account Login
In accordance with the National Student Financial Aid Scheme, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) was established.
NSFAS is a bursary scheme that provides free higher education and training to poor and working-class South African students.
NSFAS’s vision is to provide financial aid to students from low-income and working-class families so that they can attend public universities.
NSFAS funded students will now be able to update or change their contact details online through the Mynsfas portal on the scheme’s website. This comes after NSFAS received feedback from worried students who could not sign their bursary agreements because their details were not up to date on the system.
MyNSFAS Account Login 2023-2024
The process is set out below.
1. Login to my.nsfas.org.za
2. On the already registered tab
Enter your username and Password
Click on sign in button
3. Click on my personal details
Go to the cellphone number section
Delete and remove and type in the new cellphone number
Click on update details
4. OTP will be sent to your new number
5. Enter OTP and submit
6. Number is successfully changed (if a duplicate number exists student will get an error message)
Students can still use the manual process by emailing a certified copy of their green bar coded ID or smart card and a completed affidavit specifying that they have changed their cell phone number; with the new and old number listed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to create a NSFAS profile:
- Go to nsfas.org.za
- Click on ‘MyNSFAS Account’
- Register and create a profile
Once you have applied to NSFAS, you should wait no longer than a week to have your application acknowledged. If you do not receive acknowledgment of your application, you are requested to call the Toll Free NSFAS call centre (08000 673 27).
How to sign your NBA or SOP?
Students who are funded by NSFAS for the first time are required to sign the NSFAS Bursary Agreement form.
How to sign?
Step 1: You will receive an email with a link to sign online, click on the link to proceed
Step 2: After inserting your ID number, you will receive a One Time Pin (OTP) through an SMS to your registered cell phone number.
Step 3: Type in the received OTP to continue with the signing of the agreement
Make sure that you have certified and valid copies of the following documents before attempting to apply for funding:
- Your South African identity document / card (or an unabridged birth certificate if you are younger than 16 years old).
- The ID of your parents and / or guardian (or death certificate where applicable).
- Pay advice / letter of employment / pension advice stating income (SASSA slips are not required and SASSA should not be included as household income).
- A completed and signed consent form, which you may download here and must be filled in with your parent / guardian’s signatures. Applications without a consent form signed by all the people whose incomes have been declared in the application will not be accepted and will be considered incomplete.
- If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A from www.nsfas.org.za, fill it in and submit it with your application.
Please note: The stamp on all certified documents should not be older than three months.
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 2023 and require funding.
Please note that your application will NOT be considered if
- you have already applied for 2023 on www.nsfas.org.za and have an application reference number.
- you already have NSFAS funding for 2023.
- you already have an undergraduate degree / diploma or postgraduate degree, with the following exceptions:
- BTech – Architecture / Architectural Technology
- BTech – Engineering (all disciplines), Cartography, Forestry
- BTech – Biokinetics, Biomedical Technology, Biotechnology
- BTech – Chiropractic, Homoeopathy, all Nursing
- BTech – Clinical or Dental Technology, Emergency Medical Care
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
For more info visit Nsfas Website
Unisa Nsfas Application 2023
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