Apply for NSFAS at Unisa 2023-2024

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Apply for NSFAS at Unisa 2023-2024

Apply for NSFAS at Unisa 2023-2024


UNISA’s online application for NSFAS in the academic year 2023-2024 is now open. 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 post-secondary education. Student financing applications for the 2023 academic year will be accepted from September 1 to November 30, 2023. All Unisa students interested in applying for NSFAS funding can do so online at You must meet certain requirements before applying for Unisa NSFAS funding. Unisa 2023-2024 NSFAS application

Requirements for Unisa NSFAS Funding in 2023

To be able to qualify for the government funding (NSFAS) for Unisa University and TVET college studies, you have to

  1. be a South African citizen.
  2. register at any of the 26 public universities or 50 TVET colleges in South Africa.
  3. be a family with an income of below R350 000 per annum (combined).

Automatically, students who are disabled and students who are beneficiaries of social grants meet the qualifications for NSFAS funding in 2023. Candidates who wish to study towards postgraduate qualifications however don’t qualify for the Unisa NSFAS funding – you are then advised to look for funding from the National Skill Fund and the National Research Foundation.

NSFAS has done well by employing over 200 NFAS graduates who have not been employed to assist high learners throughout the country with the NSFAS application process. All these graduate students will go to high schools and all rural communities with no computer or internet access to help students. Apply for NSFAS at Unisa 2023-2024

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How to Apply

Before you apply for NSFAS, you are required to have the following supporting documents, all applicants must have

  • Certified copy of your ID, not older than 3 months
  • A signed and completed consent form

Click HERE to Apply Online

PLEASE NOTE: This application does not guarantee that you will receive an NSFAS loan or bursary. If you have been advised that you were unsuccessful in your application for financial aid from NSFAS, you will be responsible to pay all required fees as determined by the university or FET college. Incomplete application forms (including those with missing documents) will NOT be accepted. Apply for NSFAS at Unisa 2023-2024


UNISA 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:

Visit Unisa’s Official Website for more details.

Please all applicants can also visit Nsfas’s Official Website for any other information;



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