Will Nsfas Pay For October 2024/2025

Will Nsfas Pay For October 2024/2025

Will Nsfas Pay For October 2024/2025; Is NSFAS Open For 2024

NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education and Training 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.

Every year the online NSFAS application date is on the 21st of November 2023 and closes on the 31st of January 2024. So from November through to December to the first week of January, applicants can apply. Over 10 months, NSFAS allowances will be paid the first week of each month.

Read: Nsfas Funding 2023

What Does The Nsfas Pay In October 2024-2025

The amounts listed for housing, a living allowance, transportation, and educational materials must comply with the most recent DHET criteria that have been authorized:

Tvet Colleges

  • 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

Is NSFAS Open For 2024


  • 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 of R2900 per annum for students in catered residences

Documents Needed To Apply For Nsfas Bursaries 2024

Anyone who wishes to apply for NSFAS must have the following documents:

  • Copy of ID
  • Proof of household income
  • Parents’ IDs (for dependent applicants)
  • Academic record

How To Apply For Nsfas Funds In 2024-2025

Follow the process given below to apply for 2024-2025 Nsfas:

  • Visit NSFAS Online Application 2024 portal: www.nsfas.org.za/apply-online-2024
  • Then, you create your myNSFAS account
  • After that, you click on the “Apply” tab on the NSFAS page
  • Update all your NSFAS online Application 2023-2024 information.
  • Upload your supporting documents
  • Submit your application by clicking on the “SUBMIT” button
  • Nsfas Payment date


For any queries related to this bursary program, 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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