Nsfas Unisa Allowances 2023

By | July 19, 2022

Nsfas Unisa Allowances 2023

Nsfas Unisa Allowances Application 2023

Unisa Allowances Application 2023

Unisa (University Of South Africa)  is one of the universities of South Africa which is currently open for application for the year 2023. All Unisa students who wish to apply for the Nsfas bursaries can now do so online through the official website of Nsfas(www.nsfas.org.za). Interested applicants must meet all the application requirements in order to receive the funds.


The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, or NSFAS, is a government loan available to only South African students to assist them in paying for their education. Nsfas financing applications for the year 2023 academic will be accepted from the 1st of November 2022and will close on the 7th of January 2023.


Online Nsfas Application Date Open For Unisa

All new or fresh students who have enrolled at Unisa can now apply for the Nsfas Funds. At Unisa the online application date to apply for Nsfas will be opened from the 2nd of November 2022 and will applications will be closing on the 7th of January 2023. But because of the pandemic outbreak date may be extended to the 21st of January 2023. Applicants are therefore urged to apply early as possible.


Read: Nsfas Monthly Allowance 2023


What Does Nsfas Unisa Allowances Cover 2023

Students who were successful to receive the Nsfas at Unisa can use the bursary 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


Nsfas Unisa Allowances 2023 Application Requirements

All students at Unisa who are applying for the Nsfasmust make sure they provide the following 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


How To Apply For Nsfas Unisa Allowances 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


UNISA’s Contact Infomation

Please contact Unisa at the following address:

  • Preller Street, Muckleneuk Ridge, Pretoria
  • Sunnyside campus (applications, registrations & learning centre):
  • Cnr Justice Mahomed & Steve Biko Streets, Sunnyside, Pretoria
  • Tel: 0800 005 311
  • Email: unisa@whistleblowing.co.za

Visit Unisa’s Official Website for more details.


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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