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National Student Financial Aid Scheme

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

Financial Aid Offices

The Undergraduate Financial Aid Offices are situated in Eden Grove

Should you have any queries relating to undergraduate financial aid, please contact our offices:

P. O. Box 94
Grahamstown
6140

Tel: (046) 603 8248
Fax: (046) 603 8300

Email: finaid@ru.ac.za
Web: Undergraduate Financial Aid

The Postgraduate Financial Aid Offices are situated in the Main Administration Block in Room 206

Should you have any queries relating to postgraduate financial aid, please contact our offices:

P. O. Box 94
Grahamstown
6140

Tel: (046) 603 8755
Fax: (046) 603 8822

Email: pgfunding@ru.ac.za
Web: Postgraduate Financial Aid

Last Modified: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 16:35:37 SAST

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