If your unsuccessful NSFAS funding application states the reason as: 'you have exceeded the N+2 rule', it means you have been studying longer than the minimum allocated time for your qualification as well as the extra two years you have been given to complete your qualification.
NSFAS funding applications are currently closed, but appeals are open to students who have had their NSFAS funding applications rejected.
How To Appeal Your Nsfas Rejection Status
- Log into your ‘myNSFAS’ student portal account
- Click the 'Track Funding Progress' option
- Check the application progress tabs
- If your application status reflects an unsuccessful message, you may submit an appeal by clicking on the 'Submit Appeal Tab'
- Once you are on the 'Application Appeal' page, you can see the reason for your unsuccessful application status
- You are then able to choose the appeal reason
- Then upload certified supporting documents to support your reason
- Then click 'Submit Appeal'
- You may now track the progress of the appeal on your myNSFAS account.
Applicants can check their NSFAS application appeals progress on the myNSFAS student portal. NSFAS will respond to appeals within 30 days.