NSFAS News – Semester 2 Applications End Tomorrow

NSFAS News – Semester 2 Applications End Tomorrow

Latest news from the NSFAS – Second semester NSFAS applications for TVET students open Monday, July 4, so if you have not yet submitted your application, you have a very limited time to do so.

NSFAS applications, which have been open since July 4, 2022 and will close on July 22, 2022 for TVET colleges in South Africa. The following procedures can be applied by students who have not yet submitted their NSFAS applications:

Walk-in Online Application Platform (Super User): Students capture their application in their college’s computer lab, Support Capture Application Platform: Application captured by a manager TVET on behalf of the student

When applying, students must provide the following supporting documents when submitting their application:

  1. Copy of South African Birth Certificate / Copy of Identity Document / Temporary Student ID
  2. Copy of South African Birth Certificate/Copy of Identity Document/Temporary ID of Parent(s)/Guardian/Spouse
  3. Proof of income (if applicable) – student/parent(s)/guardian or spouse (not older than 3 months.
  4. SASSA recipients have no proof of income required.

A student identified as a vulnerable child (eg, orphan) must submit a vulnerable child declaration form duly completed and completed by the social worker. Students with disabilities must complete and submit the Schedule A disability form.

Once the application is completed, NSFAS will collect the application form and supporting documentation after the application closing deadline. Students who applied to NSFAS during the walk-in application period will not be required to complete the NSFAS System Access Form. All they have to do is send an e-mail to [email protected] for his account to be reactivated.

The following requirements must be met to be eligible for student funding from the National Student Financial Aid Program.

  1. Must be a South African citizen.
  2. May be a recipient of a SASSA grant.
  3. Applicants whose combined household income does not exceed R350,000 per year.

Persons with disabilities whose combined family income does not exceed R600,000 per year. Applicants who first enrolled in the university before 2018 and whose household income does not exceed R122,000 per year.

NSFAS is a scholarship program funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) for South African students who wish to study at public universities or TVET colleges but do not have the financial means finance their studies and cannot access bank financing, student loans or scholarships.

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