When will NSFAS Open Again for 2024-2025?
When will NSFAS Open Again for 2024-2025
Are you looking forward to the opportunity to further your education but worried about the financial obstacles? The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has been a light of hope for innumerable South African students, giving financial assistance to those who choose to further their education. As the academic year unfolds, students across South Africa eagerly anticipate the reopening of the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for the 2024-2025 session. In this article, we delve into the anticipated opening date of NSFAS for the upcoming academic year and how to apply for funding.
NSFAS Application Opening Date 2024-2025
Apply for NSFAS now, since the application portal is currently open and accepting qualifying students’ applications. The application portal officially opened on November 28, 2023, and it will be available until January 31, 2024. Prospective candidates must submit their applications by the deadline to be considered for NSFAS funding for the 2024-2025 academic year.
How Can I Apply for NSFAS 2024-2025?
To apply for NSFAS 2024 via the online application portal, follow the step-by-step below:
- 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.
Submit your application
Who Qualifies to Apply for NSFAS Bursary 2024?
South African citizens who are planning to study in 2024 or are already studying at a public university or TVET college and meet the following requirements:
- Citizens of South Africa or permanent residents
- Recipients of SASSA grants
- Applicants with a combined total family income of less than R350 000 per year are eligible.
- Individuals with disabilities whose combined gross household income does not exceed R600,000 per year.
- You must have an email address and a cell phone number.
SEE ALSO: NSFAS Closing Date for 2024-2025
What Documents Do I Need to Apply Online for NSFAS 2024?
The following documents are required to apply for NSFAS 2024-2025;
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
- other documents may be required for appeal purposes,….eg retrenchment letter.
READ: NSFAS Form 2024-2025 PDF
For all other queries regarding students:
- Tel No.: 08000 67327
- Email: email@example.com
- Physical Address
- The Halyard, 4 Christiaan Barnard St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001
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