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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) plays a vital role in making higher education accessible to financially disadvantaged students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ), NSFAS offers a lifeline to students by providing financial assistance to cover their tuition fees, accommodation, learning materials, and living expenses at this great university. Whether you’re a prospective student or currently enrolled at UJ, understanding NSFAS and its offerings can help you pursue your educational aspirations without the burden of financial constraints. Read on to discover how NSFAS at UJ can make a difference in your academic journey.

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Eligibility Criteria for NSFAS At UJ 2025

To qualify for NSFAS funding at the University of Johannesburg, students must meet certain criteria, including:

  • South African citizen who plans to study in 2025 or are already studying at a public university or TVET college
  • South African citizens or permanent residents
  • SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined gross household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities whose combined gross household income is not more than R600 000 per year.
  • Must have an email account and cell phone number.

How To Apply NSFAS At UJ 2025

The application process for NSFAS at UJ involves the following steps:

  • Create a profile:

Create a myNSFAS account via this link: https://my.nsfas.org.za/ or download the NSFAS App on Google Play or App Store. Your ID number will be your username.

  • Apply now:

Click on the “Apply’ tab to update your personal information and upload your application supporting documents, as indicated.

  • Complete:

Submit your application

Required Documents For NSFAS 2025-2026

NSFAS applicants must upload the following documents to complete the application process;

Students with disabilities must provide:

A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form

  • Students recognised as vulnerable children must provide:

An applicant who is recognised as a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development must provide and Vulnerable Child Declaration form completed by a social worker

Other documents that may be required, if applicable:

  • Retrenchment letter
  • Death certificate/s
  • Divorce Decree
  • Proof of legal guardianship
  • Marriage certificate

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NSFAS Contact

For all other queries regarding students:

  • Tel No.: 08000 67327
  • Email:info@nsfas.org.za
  • Physical Address
  • The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

 Visit NSFAS Official website here.

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