Apply Now for NSFAS 2024 and Don’t Miss the Application Deadline!

Updated on January 20, 2024

NSFAS 2024 Applications Open Now

If you’re looking for funding to further your studies, the NSFAS application process is your chance to obtain the necessary funding. In this post, we will provide you with all the necessary details about NSFAS 2024 applications.

NSFAS 2024 Applications Requirements

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To complete your NSFAS grant application for the 2024-2025 academic year, you will need the following documents:

  • Copy of your ID or birth certificate
  • Copies of IDs from your guardian, parents, or spouse
  • Proof of income, including a year’s worth of IRP5 and income proof from parents, guardians, or spouse
  • Disability Annexure A Form (for applicants with disabilities)
  • Vulnerable Child Declaration Form (if deemed a vulnerable child by the Department of Social Development)

How to Apply for NSFAS 2024

Applying for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) for 2024 is a simple and accurate process:

  1. Visit the NSFAS website (
  2. Select the “myNSFAS” tab on the top right menu
  3. Log in using your password and ID number
  4. Create a myNSFAS account if you don’t have one
  5. Complete the application form by filling in the required information
  6. Upload the necessary documents
  7. Submit your application for review

Last Dates of NSFAS Applications 2024

The online application for NSFAS for the 2024-2025 academic year will open on November 21, 2024, and close on January 31, 2024. It is important to submit your application before the deadline to increase your chances of receiving financial aid.

Eligibility for NSFAS 2024

To be eligible for NSFAS, you must be South African, enrolled in a course at a public university or TVET college, and have a household income below a certain amount. The maximum household income is R350,000, or R600,000 for disabled students. Please consult the NSFAS website for the most up-to-date eligibility criteria.