Requirement and Eligibility For NSFAS Application Process

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Requirement and Eligibility For NSFAS Application Process

NSFAS Minimum Entry Criteria And Eligibility Requirements. Worried about going through the NSFAS process? Well, there’s no need: The application process can be broken down into six simple steps. We’ve got information on timelines, eligibility criteria, and the required supporting documents below:

  • The closing date for applications is November 30, 2024.
  • Applications are open for Grade 9 to12 learners and out-of-school youth who wish to further their studies.
  • Applicants can only create one profile for themselves.

NSFAS Application Eligibility

Applicants are only eligible for the NSFAS funding if;

  • South African citizen
  • Receive a SASSA grant
  • Total household income is R350 000 or less per annum
  • Applying to study at a TVET College or public university
  • Already registered as a university student with a total household income of under R122 000 per annum
  • Passed grade 9 and grade 10 to receive funding to study at TVET College
  • Passed Matric to receive funding to study at University
  • Registering for your first time at a public university for an undergraduate qualification or registered at a public TVET College for a National Certificate Vocational/ report 191 programme

Do NOT apply if you meet the following criteria:

  • Foreign student (NOT a South African citizen)
  • Total household income is over R350 000 per annum
  • Completed a previous tertiary qualification
  • Already applied and received funding


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