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APPLICATION FOR 2019 NSFAS FUNDING
 OPEN FROM 03 SEPTEMBER 2018
 
Apply online @ www.nsfas.org.za
 
Government has set up the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to provide students with financial
assistance to cover the cost for registration, tuition and provide allowances them with allowances for books, food,
transport and accommodation. 
 
SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS
 
Make sure that you have certified and valid copies of the following documents before attempting to apply for funding:
 
·  Your South African identity document/card (or an unabridged birth certificate (if you are younger than 16 years
old)
·  ID of parents and/or guardian (or death certificate where applicable)
·  Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice stating income (SASSA slips are not required and SASSA should
not be included as household income)
·   A completed and signed consent form, which you may download here and must be filled in with your
parent/guardian’s signatures. Applications without a consent form signed by all people whose incomes have been
declared in the application will not be accepted and will be considered incomplete.
·  If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A  from www.nsfas.org.za fill it in and submit
it with your application
NB: The stamp on all certified documents should not be older than three months 
YOU MAY APPLY IF:
·   You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less, you are registered at this
Institution and have not been approved for NSFAS funding in 2018
·   You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less, you are registered at this
Institution but have not applied for NSFAS funding before 
·   You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less and you plan to study at a public
university or TVET College in 2019 and require funding 
PLEASE NOTE YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF:
You have already applied for 2019 on www.nsfas.org.za and have an application reference number
You already have NSFAS funding for 2018
You already have an undergraduate degree/diploma or postgraduate degree other than the postgraduate
qualifications listed below which you may apply for:
·   B Tech - Architecture/Architectural Technology
·   B Tech - Engineering (all disciplines), Cartography, Forestry
·   B Tech - Biokinetics, Biomedical Technology, Biotechnology
·   B Tech - Chiropractic, Homoeopathy, all Nursing
·   B Tech - Clinical or Dental Technology, Emergency Medical Care
·   Postgraduate Certificate in Education
·   Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
·    LLB
 
Applicants may make use of the computer lab on campus to apply and may also contact the financial aid
office on campus for assistance with their 2019 applications.
 
You may Call the NSFAS Contact Centre on 08 000 67327
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