The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a South African government initiative that provides financial aid for students from disadvantaged backgrounds. Part of the application process involves submitting a SARS consent form. 

For the 2024 academic year NSFAS received nearly 2million applications and they have already rejected 124,918 people. If you are one of those who was rejected and you want to appeal we have the the details you need.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme provides NSFAS bursaries to students who come from poor and working class backgrounds. This includes TVET College students.

There was good news if you wanted to apply for NSFAS bursary or student loan funding as the application period was extended until the 15th of February.

If you are applying for NSFAS funding you will probably need to submit a NSFAS consent form which they need to approve you eligibility for funding. We have details on how to download and submit your consent form.

Students whose family income was just a little too high for them to access NSFAS bursaries will now have the opportunity to access government loans to complete their studies. The Higher Education Minister has announced a new scheme which he promised would be open for applications within a couple of weeks.

NSFAS is widely recognized for offering extensive financial support to students from low-income and working-class backgrounds. If you have applied for a bursary and your NSFAS status is currently listed as 'Awaiting Application Data,' here's an explanation of what this means.

Nsfas has allocated four financial services providers to manage the payments and allowances to students who are funded by Nsfas. We have all the details you need on how to receive your allowances from Nsfas.

Once you have applied to NSFAS for bursary funding to study at university or TVET college, you need to check up on your application. If they require additional information from you it is very important to provide it as soon as you can. We've got all the contact details you will need to stay in touch with NSFAS.

If you have previously been denied NSFAS funding can you reapply? And if you are currently approved for NSFAS do you have to reapply every year of your course? We have the answers for you about when you have to reapply to NSFAS.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, NSFAS, administers funding on behalf of the national government for university and TVET College students in need of financial support.

If you need help with your login to your NSFAS student portal we are here to help. We've got all the info you need to login to your My Nsfas student portal account.


Funding your tertiary education can be challenging, but the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) aims to provide financial support to students who are in need. If you're a TVET college student, here's how NSFAS funding works. 

If you need help with the NSFAS portal, MyNSFAS, then we are here to help. MyNSFAS is the way for students to stay in touch with the institution - and to stay on top of their studies. We have all the details for you.

If you have received the message back from NSFAS that you are 'funding eligible' you may well be a bit confused! Don't worry we have all the answers for you in our NSFAS section.

Learnerships can be a crucial part of learning for students as they get to experience what their daily life will be like once they graduate with their qualification. However, questions have recently been raised around the impact of learnerships on the bursaries of government funded students.  


Applications for student funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) are currently open. So if you have already applied, it may be a good idea for you to keep track of it.

NSFAS is the best bursary to get because they will pay for all of your study fees, your accommodation then will also give you a monthly allowance. But you have to apply on time to make sure your application has the best chance of approval. We have all the details you need to apply for NSFAS in 2024. 

NSFAS is the National Student Financial Aid Scheme which is the most popular bursary fund for students who study at a public university or TVET College. You will need to stay in contact with NSFAS to make sure there are no problems with your bursary application and payments.

In this complete guide to doing a NSFAS status check we show you what to do when checking on your NSFAS bursary to make sure you receive your funding.




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