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Being funded by NSFAS requires you to do a few things so that you can stay funded until you finish your qualification.

After you've been approved by NSFAS, you will then be expected to:

NSFAS provides bursaries to students who come from poor and working class backgrounds and they will pay for much more than just your fees.

If you're a person with a disability, the criteria to be funded by NSFAS is as follows:

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funds students who are enrolled at Unisa which is a distance e-learning university. Find out more about the funding these students receive. 

We are here to answer all your NSFAS questions. If you find yourself wondering whether NSFAS will still fund you even if you took a year or two off and they funded you before, we have an answer for you. Don't forget that NSFAS applications are now open.

So, you've completed your application to have your higher education studies funded by NSFAS. Now, you're waiting to hear whether it has been successful or not. Here's what will happen and what you can do if your application was unsuccessful.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, better known as NSFAS, offers bursaries to South African students who plan to study at public universities and TVET colleges. They cover funding for registration, tuition and allowances.  

NSFAS-Funded students who qualify to receive allowances directly from NSFAS will receive cash funds in their NSFAS Wallets. If you have been wondering how you can check your balance in your NSFAS Wallet, keep reading to find out. 

If you’re not sure what your NSFAS application status means and need more information, we can help you.

Understanding what you’re reading when you’re checking your NSFAS application status is of utmost importance. Here’s what your NSFAS application status means.

Should you have been funded by NSFAS when it was in the form of a loan scheme and you're now looking to repay your loan, here are the ways in which you can do so. NSFAS provides funding for higher education studies to South African students.

If you have applied to NSFAS and were asked to complete a consent form so that your application is completed, keep reading to find out how to gain access to it. 

NSFAS offices are currently closed during lockdown. This would then lead you to wonder what to do to have your questions answered. Well, they have opened up other channels for you to get into contact with them. Read further to find out how to contact NSFAS during lockdown.

NSFAS requires you to make use of a myNSFAS account to apply and track your application status, here's how to create your account. 

The following steps will help you to create your myNSFAS account:

NSFAS is now available to assist students to reset their NSFAS Wallet accounts through NSFAS Chat. Here's what it is and how to use it. 

Good news, NSFAS has extended their applications closing date for those wanting funding for their 2021 studies. This is great for those who need to finalise a few things with their applications and those who didn't get a chance to apply yet.

Time is running out for those individuals seeking funding from NSFAS as NSFAS will close their applications for 2021 on 30 November. Hurry and apply now if you haven't already before it's too late! This is definitely not an opportunity you'd want to miss.

A question that's often asked is: will NSFAS still fund me if I move to another University/TVET College? Well, we have the answer for you. 

The answer to this question is: yes, NSFAS will continue funding you.

The NSFAS bursary covers a range of student needs to help you through your tertiary career. 

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.

If you have forgotten your NSFAS username then follow these easy steps:

Your MyNSFAS account is very important to keep track of your application status, especially with the funding application decisions release date coming soon. If you have an NSFAS account but seem to have forgotten your NSFAS password, you can follow these easy steps to reset it:

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