Is Nsfas Allowance Extended In 2024/2025
Is Nsfas Allowance Extended In 2024/2025; Nsfas Application 2024
Students and prospective students who are believed to be enrolled or are currently studying at a public Tvet College or University should use the myNSFAS account to submit their NSFAS online for the bursary. Students must sign into their NSFAS accounts to apply.
It has been made clear by NSFAS that recipients who received allowances in 2023 will continue to receive them in 2024. Through the myNSFAS platform, which enables students to apply using a smartphone or computer, NSFAS applications can be submitted electronically. You must use your personal information to create a myNSFAS account to achieve this.
South Africans who failed to submit their financial aid applications by the deadline for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) can finally breathe a sigh of relief. According to a statement from the government financial aid organization, the deadline has been extended to give prospective students one more chance to apply.
Nsfas Allowance Extended Date In 2024-2025
The online NSFAS application date for the 2024 academic year starts on the 21st of November 2023 and closes on the 31st of January 2024. However, due to the outbreak of the coronavirus, the date may be extended to the 31st of January 2024.
What Does The Nsfas Extended Allowance Cover 2024-2025
The Nsfas allowances can be used for the following:
As per the actual costs charged by the university (costs for private accommodation must not exceed costs for university residence)
- Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7 500 per annum
- Living allowance R15, of 000 per annum
- Book allowances R5200 per annum
- Incidental/personal care allowance of R2900 per annum for students in catered residences
- Accommodation in an urban area is R24,000 per annum
- Accommodation in a peri-urban area R18,900 per annum
- Accommodation in a rural area is R15,750 per annum
- Transport (up to 40 km from the institution) R7,350 per annum
- Transport R7000 per annum
- Incidental/personal care allowance R2900 per annum
Attach to your application the following documents:
- All applicants must provide a copy of their ID document. Smart ID cards: a copy with both sides of the smart ID must be provided
- A temporary ID issued by the Department of Home Affairs
- Non-SASSA applicants must provide ID copies of parent/s, legal guardian/guardian or spouse,
- Proof of income applicant and/or parents/legal guardian/spouse (where applicable (non-SASSA) should provide the latest payslip, not older than 3 months, UIF letter, appointment letter, retrenchment letter (applicant and/or parent(s), legal guardian/spouse).
Apply For Nsfas 2024-2025
The step-by-step points below will help you to apply for 2024-2025 Nsfas:
- NSFAS applications are submitted online through the myNSFAS portal (www.nsfas.org.za), where students can submit their applications using their smartphones or computers.
- To apply you must create a myNSFAS account online, then proceed to the application tab where you will fill in your details.
- Applicants must ensure that they receive a reference number when they have submitted their application, as proof that their applications have been successfully submitted.
Read Also: Nsfas Application 2023 Closing Date
Note: If you don’t have a digital device or internet connection, you can still apply by going to your local Thusong Center or National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) and following the same procedures there.
For any queries related to this bursary program, please contact NSFAS directly:
- Tel: 0860 067 327
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hope the information given has been helpful to you, leave your comments in the comments section. Better still you can visit the official website of NSFAS for more details.