2020 – 2021 NSFAS Application for Universities in South Africa

NSFAS Application for Universities and Colleges in South Africa

National Student Financial Aid Scheme NSFAS Online Application 2019

A. Before applying you should have decided which course you want to study and at which public university/TVET college. You will need to select these choices in the application form.

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B. Make sure you have electronic (and certified copies) of the following:

  • Your South African identity document/card or, an unabridged birth certificate
  • IDs of parents and/or guardian (or death certificate where applicable)
  • IDs of each person living with you in your home
  • Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice (not older than three months)
  • Please download the consent form and fill it in with your parent/guardian’s signatures. Applications without a consent form that is signed by all people whose incomes have been declared in the application will not be accepted, and will be considered as incomplete.
  • If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A and fill it in

Cape Peninsula University of Technology CPUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Limpopo NSFAS Online Application

University of Pretoria NSFAS Online pplication

Central University of Technology CUT NSFAS Online Application

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University of South Africa UNISA NSFAS Online Application

Durban Institute of Technology  DUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Stellenbosch NSFAS Online Application

Mangosuthu Technikon NSFAS Online Application

University of the Free State UFS NSFAS Online Application

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University NMMU NSFAS Online Application

University of the Western Cape UWC NSFAS Online Application

North-West University NWU NSFAS Online Application

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University of the Witwatersrand WITS NSFAS Online Application

Rhodes University NSFAS Online Application

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Tshwane University of Technology TUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Zululand NSFAS Online Application

University of Cape Town UCT NSFAS Online Application

Vaal University of Technology VUT NSFAS Online Application

University of Fort Hare UFH NSFAS Online Application

Walter Sisulu University WSU NSFAS Online Application

University of Johannesburg NSFAS Online Application

University of KwaZulu-Natal UKZN NSFAS Online Application

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C. When you provide your cell phone number on the application form, make sure it works and please do not change it afterwards, as NSFAS will use it to communicate with you during and after the application process. Please do not provide someone else’s cell phone number as your contact number.

You will also need an email address. If you do not have an email address, you can easily create a gmail address.

D. You must not apply if:
– You have already applied and have an application reference number
– You are not intending to apply for admission to a public university or TVET college
– You already have NSFAS funding for 2017
– You are not a South African citizen

E. For postgraduate studies, only students who plan to do the following postgraduate qualification may apply:
1. B Tech – Architecture/Architectural Technology
2. B Tech – Biokinetics/Biomedical Technology/Biotechnology
3. Postgraduate Certificate in Education
4. Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting, and
5. LLB