NSFAS Online Application 2020 – 2021

NSFAS Application 2020

NSFAS Application for the 2020 Academic year Now Open

Apply today – Its as easy as 1, 2, 3!
1 Create your myNSFAS account
2 Click the Apply tab: update your information and upload your supporting documents
3 Submit your application

Applications for the NSFAS funding of the 2020 academic year are now open. You will need the following to complete your funding application.

Ensure that you have your own
  • Valid email address and cellphone number (Note that this new number must be UNIQUE and accessible by you at all times).
  • Valid South African ID
You will need the following supporting documents:

All applicants
• Certified copy of your ID, not older than 3 months
• A signed and completed consent form

If you are a SASSA recipient, please provide:
• Certified copy of your ID, not older than 3 months
• A signed and completed consent form

If you are dependent on your parents/guardian/spouse, please provide:
• Certified ID copies of parent/s, guardian, spouse not older than 3 months
• Proof of income of parent, guardian or spouse (payslip or appointment letter)

If you are self-sufficient and employed please provide:
• Proof of income (payslip or appointment letter)
• 3yrs IRP5

If you have a disability, please provide:
• Completed and signed Disability Annexure A (if your information is not pre-populated on the portal)

If you are an orphan please provide:
• Orphan Declaration and Consent Form (excluding consent form)

Other documents required, if applicable:
• Retrenchment letter
• Death certificate/s
• Divorce decree

Where to apply:

CLICK HERE for a list of applications centres where you will be able to apply for NSFAS online.

When to apply:

Applications are open and close on November 30.

Click here to create your myNSFAS account to apply

Why you must apply

Once approved for NSFAS funding, the bursary will pay for; Registration fee, tuition fees, food, study material, personal care allowance and travelling and accommodation where necessary.

The DHEST Bursary Scheme



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NSFAS is a public entity and is governed as such by the NSFAS Act and the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) and regulated by the PFMA and Treasury Regulations. Chapter Six of the PFMA and Part 9 of the Treasury Regulations include: requirements regarding the responsibilities of accounting authorities of public entities, budgets, annual reports, internal controls, strategic planning, cash management, investment policy and audit committees.

NSFAS identifies eligible students, provides loans and bursaries

and collects student loan repayments to replenish the funds available for future generations of students.

NSFAS exists to provide financial aid to

qualifying students at public TVET colleges and universities.

NSFAS supports access to, and success in, higher education

and training for students from poor and working class families who would otherwise not be able to afford to study.