Unisa NSFAS Online Application

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Unisa NSFAS Online Application

Unisa NSFAS Online Application

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme, or NSFAS, is in charge of giving funding to financially disadvantaged students in the form of a bursary. Fortunately, they also support NSFAS students.

To qualify for government funding for university and TVET college studies, Applicants must

  • be South African citizens.
  • register at any of the 26 public universities or 50 TVET colleges.
  • come from a family with an income of below R350 000 per annum (combined).

Who should not apply?

  • Students that have completed a previous qualification.
  • Students with a combined household income of more than R350 000 per annum.
  • Students who have already applied, qualified, and received funding. They are automatically funded for the duration of their studies provided they pass their modules and meet the academic requirements.
  • Foreign students (any student who is not a South African citizen).


  • Registration & Tuition Fees
  • Personal Care Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Accommodation Allowance

Required Documents for NSFAS

  • Signed bursary application form
  • 5 Certified copies of I.D.
  • Proof of income (grant, pensions, etc) of both parents OR
  • Affidavit if parents/sponsor/guardians are unemployed, deceased or their whereabouts are not known
  • Latest academic results of the applicant (average of 40%)
  • Proof of residence
  • I.D. or birth certificates of all household members
  • Reports of all students in the household

How to Apply for Nsfas

NSFAS bursary can be sent through on the NSFAS online application or through their offices. On the other hand, if you are applying online, you can follow the steps below;

  • Step1 – Go to www.nsfas.org.za and look for the tab “MyNSFAS” and click it
  • Step2 – You, therefore, have to create an account called myNSFAS
  • Step3 – Click apply tab and answer the question
  • Step4 – You will have to upload documents

Click here for the 2023 NSFAS application form

UNISA Contact Infomation


  • 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.

Please visit Nsfas Official Website for more details;



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