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Nsfas bursary Application Semester 2

Nsfas bursary Application Semester 2 . Nsfas Application for Semester 2 are now open South Africa candidates can start submitting Applications. This Article will explain everything you need to know on how to apply before closing dates.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is design to help fund South African Tvet and university students who don’t afford to pay Tuition fees .

You qualify to apply for assistance if you are:

  • A South African citizen;
  • Financially needy as determined by the NSFAS means test;
  • Academically deserving and can demonstrate the ability to succeed in your studies; and If you have applied or are applying to study at a public university or TVET College for a qualification.
  • You need to have passed Grade 09/10/11/12 to receive
  • NSFAS funding to study at a TVET College.
  • You need to have passed Grade 12 to receive NSFAS
  • funding to study at a university.
  • All applicants currently receiving SASSA grants will not be means tested;
  • Orphans and children with unemployed parents;
  • All learners from no-fee schools.

NSFAS Requirements

The NSFAS criteria for TVET students is as follows:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Must be registered or intending to register on a PLP, NC(V) or Report 191 programme at any public TVET College in South Africa
  • Must be admitted/received a firm offer for enrolment in a College
  • Must be in need of financial assistance
  • Applicants will qualify if they fall within the maximum threshold of up to R350 000 of combined gross family income per annum
  • Returning students must demonstrate proven and accepted academic performance (academically deserving) in line with the College’s progression policy or the progression prescriptions of the Bursary Rules and Guidelines (whichever is higher)
  • Must not be enrolling for a qualification that duplicates previous learning that was state-funded

How To Apply For NSFAS Funding

Students are encouraged to apply via TVET College bursary offices, online via the NSFAS website, or NSFAS head office.

Here’s how to submit your NSFAS bursary application online via the NSFAS website.

  1. Go to the NSFAS website or Apply directly online through the NSFAS website (www.nsfas.org.za) or submit a
  2. manual application to NSFAS.
  3. Click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab.
  4. Create a myNSFAS account.
  5. Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and complete the sections on the screen.
  6. Upload required supporting documents where applicable.
  7. Click on ‘Submit’

Manual application forms can be downloaded from the NSFAS website and posted to: NSFAS Loans & Bursaries
Department, Private Bag X4, Plumstead, 7801; faxed to: 086
644 2822; or scanned and emailed to: apply@nsfas.org.za.

Last updated : 18 July 2023