Nsfas Closing Date For 2023

By | July 14, 2022

Nsfas Closing Date For 2023

Nsfas Application Closing Date For 2023

Nsfas Application Closing Date


Every year, the Nsfas opens up to all South African students who have enrolled in universities and colleges to apply for the Nsfas bursaries. Currently, on the official website of Nsfas, the 2023 applications have been opened. Therefore anyone who would like to apply for the bursary to assist them in paying for their education should do that right away.


On November 1, 2022, the NSFAS 2023–2024 application will be opened and it will close on January 21st, 2023. All are reminded to submit their applications by the deadline.


The South African government’s National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) provides financial aid to undergraduate students to help cover the cost of their post-secondary education. Its funding is handled by the Department of Higher Education and Training.


Nsfas Application Closing Date 2023

The online application date for Nsfas 2023-2024 begins on November 2nd, 2022, and closes on January 7th, 2023. Therefore, applicants are requested to submit their applications by the deadline.


READ: Nsfas Application 2023 Opening Date


Who Qualifies To Apply Before Nsfas Closing Date 2023 To


The following are people who are qualified to apply for the nsfas funds for the year 2023-2024:


  • All South African citizens


  • All SASSA grant recipients qualify for funding


  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum


  • A person with a disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum


  • Students who started studying before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.


What Does Nsfas  Application Cover For 2023


The 2023 Nsfas funds can be used to pay for the following:



  • Accommodation


  • 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 R2900 per annum for students in catered residences



  • Accommodation in an urban area R24,000 per annum


  • Accommodation in a peri-urban area R18,900 per annum


  • Accommodation in a rural area 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


Read Also: Nsfas Online Application For 2023

Nsfas Closing Date 2023


Nsfas Online Application Requirements For 2023

All candidates must supply the following supporting documents in order to be considered for the bursaries, so make sure you have them available before submitting your application. Applications won’t be accepted without these documents:


  • South African ID document (this can include any of the following):


  • copy of green ID document


  • temporary ID from the DHA


  • copy of both sides of the Smart ID card


  • unbridged birth certificate


  • Non-SASSA grant applicants: Parents, guardians or spouse ID documents (copies only)


  • Own, parents, guardians or spouse proof of income, if a non-SASSA applicant (this can include any of the following):


  • latest payslip if employed (not older than 3 months)


  • UIF letter


  • employment letter


  • retrenchment letter, if a non-SASSA applicant


  • Students with disabilities: complete and sign the Disability Annexure A Form


  • Students who are recognised as Vulnerable Children by the Department of Social Development: complete and sign the Vulnerable Child


  • Declaration Form


Nsfas Online Application Process For 2023


Follow the process below to apply online for the Nsfas bursaries for 2023-2024:


  • Visit NSFAS Application 2023 website: www.nsfas.org.za


  • Then, you click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab.


  • Create a myNSFAS account.


  • Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab.


  • Update your personal information.


  • Answer the questions you see on the screen.


  • Upload all the required supporting documents.


  • Finally, click on submit




For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact NSFAS directly:

  • Tel: 0860 067 327
  • Email: info@nsfas.org.za


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.


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