NSFAS Online Form 2023-2024

By | August 5, 2020

NSFAS Online Form 2023-2024

NSFAS Online Form 2023-2024

NSFAS Online Form 2023-2024


The National Student Financial Assistance Program (NSFAS) is based on the National Student Financial Assistance Program. NSFAS is an ongoing program that provides poor working-class South African students with the opportunity to fully foster free higher education and training. The vision of

NSFAS is to provide economic support for students from poor families and working class to attend public universities and TVET colleges.

On December 16, 2017, former President Jacob Zuma announced that the South African government was moving into a phase of “full subsidies of free higher education and training for students in poor working South Africa”, as the funds would be phased out for 5 years. The scholarship program of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) was conducted.

There are 3 ways in which you can apply:

METHOD 1: On the NSFAS website (if you wish to apply online, follow the instructions below)

  • Create your myNSFAS account here: https://my.nsfas.org.za/mynsfas/selfservice.html
  • You will be required to provide the following information when registering an account: username, password, ID number, cellphone number and email address
  • You can then login using your selected username and password
  • Complete the application form by clicking the “apply” button
  • When you have filled in all the required information (do not leave any fields blank), you can upload electronic copies of your supporting documents (as listed below). Once all your documents have been uploaded, click the “submit” button to receive your reference number

METHOD 2: At your closest NYDA Center

  • Visit a NYDA center/ office closest to you
  • A NYDA center worker will explain the application process and provide you with an application form to complete
  • Complete the application form in CAPITAL letters with a black pen and sign it in the allocated spots
  • Hand in your application form and supporting documents (as listed below). Ensure that your supporting documents are certified on the front of the page and not be older than 3 months.
  • You will receive a receipt card with a bar code attached

METHOD 3: At a Financial Aid Office on campus/ computer lab

Required Documents

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  1. ID document/ ID card (certified copy and electronic copy)
  2. Unabridged birth certificate (if you do not have an ID document or ID card) (certified copy and electronic copy)
  3. Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copy and electronic copy)
  4. Parents/ guardians death certificate (if applicable) (certified copy and electronic copy)
  5. Payslips/ employment letters/ pension advice (not older than 3 months) (do not submit SASSA slips. SASSA should be excluded from household income) (certified copy and electronic copy)

Contact details (cellphone number/ email address where NSFAS can communicate with you throughout the application process, as well as to provide feedback on the outcome of your application)

NSFAS Consent Form pdf– completed and signed by parents/ guardians

If disabled, complete and include the NSFAS Disability Annexure A (.pdf)


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact NSFAS directly:
Tel: 0860 067 327
Email: info@nsfas.org.za

For more info visit Nsfas Website

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