Applications for the NSFAS funding of the 2020 academic year are now open. You will need the following to complete your funding application.
Ensure that you have your own
- Valid email address and cellphone number (Note that this new number must be UNIQUE and accessible by you at all times).
- Valid South African ID
You will need the following supporting documents:
• Certified copy of your ID, not older than 3 months
• A signed and completed consent form
If you are dependent on your parents/guardian/spouse, please provide:
• Certified ID copies of parent/s, guardian, spouse not older than 3 months
• Proof of income of parent, guardian or spouse (payslip or appointment letter)
If you are self-sufficient and employed please provide:
• Proof of income (payslip or appointment letter)
• 3yrs IRP5
If you have a disability, please provide:
• Completed and signed Disability Annexure A (if your information is not pre-populated on the portal)
If you are an orphan please provide:
• Orphan Declaration and Consent Form (excluding consent form)
Other documents required, if applicable:
• Retrenchment letter
• Death certificate/s
• Divorce decree
* Note: If you are a SASSA recipient then no proof of income is required
Where to apply:
When to apply:
Applications are open and close on November 30.Click here to create your myNSFAS account to apply
Why you must apply
Once approved for NSFAS funding, the bursary will pay for; Registration fee, tuition fees, food, study material, personal care allowance and travelling and accommodation where necessary.
NB: Do not pay for any job placement, a job cannot be sold. The job has to pay you not the other way round.