National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS)


South African Government - Department of Higher Education and Training

NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology 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.
Bursary Fields

All Fields of Study
Who Can Apply

All South African citizens whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum. Any person with a disability whose combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum.

Bursary Levels

Learners / Pupils at School, School leavers (Year 12), Undergraduate
Which Countries can Apply?

South Africa

Once approved for NSFAS funding, the bursary will pay for; Registration fee, tuition fees, food, study material, personal care allowance and travelling and accommodation where necessary.
Closing Date

30 November 2022
Contact Details
Application Address

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