NSFAS Application 2022: www.nsfas.org.za

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NSFAS Application 2022: www.nsfas.org.za

NSFAS Application 2022: www.nsfas.org.za

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Online Application 2022 academic year is opened. 24 days left to apply for funding. Applications will close on 07 January 2022. Therefore, prospective applicants are encouraged to apply for the NSFAS bursary for the 2022-2023 academic year before the application deadline.

Here is How you can Apply Online for NSFAS Funding 2022

To apply for NSFAS Application 2022 online form, You will need to first register for a myNSFAS account and submit your application online. Follow the procedure below:

  1. Go to NSFAS website: www.nsfas.org.za
  2. Click on “myNSFAS” tab at the top right side of the NSFAS page
  3. This takes you to myNSFAS portal
  4. Create myNSFAS account. If you don’t know how to create NSFAS account, click HERE
  5. Once your myNSFAS account is created, proceed and submit your application
  6. Click on the “Apply” tab
  7. Providing the required information
  8. Upload the required supporting documents
  9. Submit your online application for evaluation

NSFAS will notify you of your application outcome via SMS or email after submitting your application. If you were “Provisionally Funded”, you will be asked to check the status of your application. To check your NSFAS Application Status for 2022, click HERE

Required Supporting Documents for NSFAS Application 2022

  • Provide a copy of ID. A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs will be accepted.
  • Non-SASSA applicants should provide ID copies of parent/s, legal guardian/guardian, or spouse.
  • Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart ID must be provided.
  • Proof of income: applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide the latest payslip not older than 3 months, UIF letter, appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian/spouse).
  • A person with disabilities: to complete Disability Annexure A form.

NB: If you are studying at the University of South Africa (UNISA) you will receive funding for:

  • Tuition
  • Books (subject to the number of modules registered)
  • Personal care allowance

In case you are not able to finish the application by yourself, you can go to a National Youth Development Agency Centre, a Thusong Centre or one of NSFAS application partner’s centre near you, where an NSFAS representative will assist you to apply.


For more details, visit https://www.nsfas.org.za/content/how-to-apply.html