NSFAS Student Bursary Now accepting Applications for 2024 : here’s how to Apply


2024 Applications for NSFAS Bursary are now opened, If you are planning on studying on year 2024 and you don’t have money to pay for high educations don’t worry.

Currently, more than a million students are funded by NSFAS who are enrolled in authorised courses at TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) colleges and public universities. This week’s opening of NSFAS 2024 applications is anticipated to see an increase in the number of supported students.

About Nsfas

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is a South African government student financial aid scheme which provides financial aid to undergraduate students to help pay for the cost of their tertiary education after finishing high school.


NSFAS has certain eligibility requirements.

This includes having a total household income of less than R350,000 per year, being a South African citizen, and enrolling in or planning for enrolment at a public university or TVET college.


  • Copy of your ID
  • Must have consent from parent(s), guardian or spouse to submit their personal information for validation and verification. Once you accept the application terms and conditions, you confirm that you have received consent from all relevant parties.

If the applicant is dependent on their parents/guardian/spouse, they must provide:

  • A copy of your ID or birth certificate.
  • ID copies of parents, guardian or spouse (or death certificate where applicable).
  • Marriage certificate (where applicable).
  • Your proof of income or 1 year’s IRP5 (if applicable).
  • Your parents, guardian or spouse’s proof of income (if you are a Sassa grant recipient, no proof of income is required)

How to apply

Nsfas bursary application 2024

Last updated: 22 November 2023