How To Apply For NSFAS Online

NSFAS applications are officially open, but in order to stand a chance at securing funding, you'll need to apply. Here's how you can go about applying online.

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All applications for NSFAS funding can only be submitted online, through the NSFAS website. If you need help figuring out how to apply for NSFAS, follow the steps below: 

  1. Visit the NSFAS website and click on the myNSFAS tab
  2. Create a myNSFAS account
  3. Click on the 'apply' tab and complete the sections on the screen
  4. Upload the required supporting documents
  5. Click 'submit'

It's best to sort out your supporting documents before beginning the application process. In order to apply for NSFAS, you will need the following documents:

  • Copy of your ID. A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs will be accepted
  • Non-SASSA applicants must provide ID copies of parent/s, legal guardian/guardian or spouse
  • Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart ID must be provided
  • Proof of income: applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide latest payslip not older 3 months, UIF letter, appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian/spouse)
  • Person with disabilities: to complete Disability Annexure A form.

If you do not have access to the internet or need help with your application, you can visit any one of the NYDA offices around the country for assistance. 

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