If you’ve been looking for funding for your studies, you may have come across the the term NSFAS. You may be wondering: what is NSFAS? Let’s take a look at what NSFAS is and what it can do for you.
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.
When you want to apply for NSFAS bursaries to pay your college or varsity fees you can do the whole application online. If that is difficult for you then you can also apply from any public university or college.
The first thing you need is your SA ID document or your Unabridged Birth Certificate.
You then need the ID documents for your parents or guardian.
Unfortunately not all NSFAS applicants were successful with their application, however don't give up hope. If you are one of the NSFAS 2019 applicants whose application was unsuccessful and would like to dispute this funding decision, follow these easy steps: