NWU NSFAS Application 2024-2025

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NWU NSFAS Application 2024-2025

NWU NSFAS Application 2024-2025

The North-West University (NWU) NSFAS Online Application for the 2024-2025 academic year is open from September to January 2024. Therefore, all applicants of NWU University can apply for NSFAS online at the www.nsfas.org.za portal for 2024.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Bursary:

  • Supports access to, and success in, higher education and training for students from poor and working-class families who would otherwise not be able to afford the cost of studying at a TVET college or University.
  • Provides bursaries to qualifying students at TVET colleges and public universities.

What Does NSFAS Funding Cover?

NSFAS facilitates students’ educational journey pleasurable and free of financial hardship by giving all essential support from registration to graduation to ensure that they get the most out of their studies.

How to Apply

Students who are approved for NSFAS funding are covered for the following:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees

They also receive allowances for the following:

  • Food
  • Personal care
  • Learning Material
  • Accommodation or transport

Extra support is provided to students living with disabilities, such as:

  • Medical assessments: The assessment is limited to one assessment for the duration of the qualification and on request by the Disability Unit/Student Support
  • Assistive devices: Limited to one assistive device for the duration of the qualification.
  • Human support: To cover the cost of human support such as a caregiver, guide dog, scribe, tutor, or sign language interpreter.

See Also: NSFAS Application Form 2024 PDF Download

Who Qualifies for NSFAS Funding in 2024

If you are a South African citizen planning to study at a public university or TVET college and fall into one or more of the following categories, you are eligible for an NSFAS bursary:

  • All SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per year
  • Persons with disabilities’ combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per year.
  • Students who started studying before 2024 and whose household income is not more than R122 000 per year.

You can visit the NSFAS website on www.nsfas.org.za for more information


For more details, visit https://www.nafas.org.za