National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Application form Link Portal 2023/2024 opening date has been announced, registration will commence on 21 November 2023 to 31 January 2024 – see more details under.
This article is to update you on the application starting date For NSFAS 2024 For South Africans. we are delighted to announce to you that Applications for nsfas financial aid for all learners who wish to enter the post-school system and students who do not have financial assistance to continue their studies in the 2024 academic year will officially open on 21st of November 2023.
In a statement issued on Monday, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) said the applications for 2024 funding will open on 21 November 2023 and close on 31 January 2024.
The reason for opening applications in November is so that NSFAS can afford the beneficiary shorter turn-around times for decision making, which is aligned to the financial eligibility assessment which requires updated South African Revenue Service (SARS) information.
About NSFAS 2024
NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education and Training established according to the NSFAS Act (Act 56 of 1999) to provide financial support to disadvantaged students who wish to further their studies at public universities or TVET colleges.
Who qualifies for NSFAS funding
- All South African citizens
- All SASSA grant recipients qualifies for funding
- Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
- Person with disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum
- Students who started studying before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.
Who should not apply
- Students who have completed a previous qualification.
- Students with a combined household income of more than R350 000 per annum.
- Students who have already applied, qualified and received funding. They are automatically funded for the duration of their studies provided they pass their modules and meet the academic requirements.
How to apply for NSFAS 2024 For South Africans
Closing date for NSFAS 2024 For South Africans
The deadline for NSFAS 2024 For South Africans is 31 January 2024, Online Application Form open on 21 November 2023. If there is any change we will let you know.