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Registration Process & Consent Form: NSFAS Application Online for 2024

This article seeks to describe the 5 basic Steps on how to apply for college NSFAS Online for under graduate and postgraduate students. The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, NSFAS have asked prospective students to apply for funding ahead of the 2024 academic year –

here’s what you need to know about registration. NSFAS applications for student funding for the 2024 academic year are open from 1 September 2024

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) online application form 2024 has been open for students who wish to apply for financial assistance to further their studies at any of the 26 public universities or 50 TVET colleges.

The Application details like online application form, application dates, requirements, and other details have been published below on  here as obtained from


Applicants may make use of the computer lab on campus to apply and may also contact the financial aid office on campus for assistance with their 2024 applications.

You may Call the NSFAS Contact Centre on 08 000 67327

NSFAS funding comes in the form of a bursary and is only payable once you have a secured job after you finish your studies. It will cover the entire duration of your studies as long as pass the modules and complete the academic requirements.

NSFAS Application Questions

How will I know whether my application has been successful?

NSFAS will communicate application results to applicants once it has received confirmation of an academic offer from the educational Institution.

Notifications will be sent to applicants before the start of the academic year via SMS, email, and myNSFAS accounts.

Students can track the progress of their application through their myNSFAS accounts.

Does NSFAS fund studies at private colleges and universities?

No. NSFAS funds only approved courses at 26 public universities and 50 TVET colleges in South Africa. They do not fund private institutions such as Damelin or Varsity.

Does NSFAS fund short courses at universities?

No. NSFAS funds only full undergraduate degree or diploma courses.

Do I need to apply for 2021 funding or each semester if I am currently approved?

No, students currently funded by NSFAS are not required to reapply. NSFAS will automatically renew their bursaries once it receives confirmation of successful academic results from the educational institutions.

Does NSFAS affect my credit score?

NSFAS reserves the right to report students who do not fulfil their debt obligations to credit bureaus. In recent years, NSFAS has used debt collectors’ services to follow up on outstanding loans for studies undertaken up to and including 2017.

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