How Often NSFAS Fund UNISA Students 2025

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How Often NSFAS Fund UNISA Students 2025

How Often NSFAS Fund UNISA Students 2025, unisa nsfas

Students at UNISA experience financial constraints that can pose massive challenges to their academics,  Thankfully the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) helps to reduce this burden by providing essential financial assistance to its approved students.  The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a government-funded initiative that aims to ensure access to higher education for academically deserving students from disadvantaged backgrounds. details on the NSFAS Bursary can be seen below.

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NSFAS Funding and Disbursement Process

For students enrolled in semester-based programs, NSFAS funding is typically disbursed at the start of each semester. This ensures that students have the required financial resources to cover their tuition fees, study materials, and other expenses throughout the respective semester.

In the case of courses structured in trimesters, NSFAS funding is disbursed before the start of each trimester. This ensures that students receive the required financial aid to support their studies for the respective trimester. For students enrolled in annual programs, NSFAS funding is generally disbursed at the beginning of the academic year. These funds are expected to cover the student’s expenses for the entire year.

Breakdown of NSFAS Allowances At UNISA For 2025-2026

For those enrolled at the University of South Africa (UNISA), NSFAS disburses the following amounts;

  • Accommodation: As per the actual costs charged by the university (costs for private accommodation must not exceed costs for university residence)
  • Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7 500 per annum
  • Living allowance R15, 000 per annum
  • Book allowances R5200 per annum
  • Incidental/personal care allowance of R2900 per annum for students in catered residences

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NSFAS Account

For all other queries regarding students:

  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Physical Address
  • The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

 Visit the NSFAS Official website here for more information. Hope the provided information is helpful


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