How To Apply NSFAS 2022

If you are a South African student and want to know how to apply NSFAS, you have come to the right place. In this blog post, we will provide you with all the information you need on how to apply for NSFAS and what the application process entails. So keep reading if you want to find out more!

Steps To Apply For NSFAS

If you are a student who wishes to apply NSFAS funding, you can do so by following these simple steps:

  1. Visit the NSFAS website at
  2. Click on the “Apply Now” button on the homepage
  3. Read through the information on the application page carefully and then click on the “Apply Online” button
  4. Fill out all of the required information on the application form, including your personal details, contact information, and academic history
  5. Once you have completed the application form, click on the “Submit” button to submit your application

You will then be notified via email or SMS whether or not your application has been successful. If you are approved for funding, you will be asked to provide supporting documentation to NSFAS in order to finalize your funding agreement. Good luck!

Documents Required

  1. Provide your own contact information and email address
  2. Copy of your ID or birth certificate
  3. National ID copies of parents or guardians.
  4. The evidence of your income.
  5. The proof of income of your parents, guardian, or spouse.
  6. If you are a SASSA grant recipient, you don’t need to provide any evidence of income.
  7. All Applicants with a disability should provide and submit a completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form
  8. An applicant who is known as a Vulnerable Child by the Department of Social Development should also provide a completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form. NSFAS Online Application 2022-2023


Q: Do I need to reapply every year?

A: No! Students are assessed with the first application reapply is not required.

Q: Can I get funding for a second qualification from NSFAS?

A: Yes, you may be able to get funding for a second qualification from NSFAS. You will need to speak to a financial aid advisor at your school to see if you qualify and how much funding you may be eligible for.

Q: Will a previous NSFAS beneficiary and graduate be accommodated for free funding this year?

A: No! Only applicable to students doing their first undergraduate qualification.


Conclusion paragraph: If you are a South African citizen and meet the NSFAS requirements, we urge you to apply. The process is simple and can be completed online in minutes. Remember, the earlier you apply, the better your chances of getting accepted into your chosen university and receiving financial aid. Don’t wait – start your application today!

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