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Applying For NSFAS Is Easier Than You Think

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme has been providing funds to deserving candidates that don't have access to the luxury of funding their University or college tuitions. Some of the costs that are covered includes registration fees, monthly allowances for transport and food and payment for studies. In this article we are going to show you an easy way that you can use to apply for the bursary.

How to apply for NSFAS

Below we have outlined all of the steps that you need to take and the documents that are going to be requires when applying for funding:

— First things first, you have to visit their official website and create your own account (it takes less than 2 minutes).

— After you have created your account, click on the 'Apply' button situated at the menu.

— Insert your personal information accompanied by supporting documents.

— Make sure that you copy your ID number as it is to avoid getting unnecessarily rejected (which may drag the process to take much longer than anticipated).

Required supporting documents

When sending your application, some people find it hard to attach all the documents. Below we have named all the necessary documents that you must prepare:

— Your ID number and that of your parents of guardian.

— Proof of income (must be not older than 3 months).

— If you are suffering with a disability, you must fill in the relevant form which can be downloaded from their website.

When does NSFAS applications open?

They usually open during the 1st of September but it may change for whatever reason. You can visit their official social media pages and enquire with them on when they will be open for 2022 applications.

We hope we have clarified most of your lingering questions about applying for NSFAS funding. If you still have any questions don't hesitate to ask via the comments section below, we are here to help you. For more informative articles like this one, make sure that you hit the follow button and never miss out. 

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