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NSFAS Trimester 3 Applications Now Open | How to Apply and What You Need to Know



NSFAS Trimester 3 Applications Now Open | How to Apply and What You Need to Know

NSFAS Trimester 3 Applications Now Open | How to Apply and What You Need to Know.More than a million students are currently benefiting from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). The good news is that Trimester 3 applications are now open for individuals seeking NSFAS funding.

Who Can Apply?

Students enrolled in approved programs at Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) colleges are eligible to apply for NSFAS bursaries. This marks the official opening of Trimester 3 applications.

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Application Deadline

The application period will close on 20 September 2023, providing TVET college students with just over two weeks to submit their NSFAS applications. Applications can be submitted online on the NSFAS website, in person at the NSFAS Head office, or at a TVET College.

What You Need for Your NSFAS Application

Applying for NSFAS funding for TVET college students is a straightforward process that can be completed in one sitting. However, applicants must have an internet connection to complete the application. Additionally, applicants must provide the necessary documents to prove their eligibility.

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How to Submit a NSFAS Application

  • Visit the NSFAS website.
  • Click on the “myNSFAS” tab.
  • Create a myNSFAS account.
  • Click on the “APPLY” tab and complete the sections on the screen.
  • Upload all required documents for NSFAS applications.
  • Click “Submit” to complete your NSFAS application.

Tips for Your Trimester 3 NSFAS Applications

NSFAS emphasizes the importance of ensuring your application is complete. Creating a profile on the myNSFAS platform does not equate to submitting a NSFAS funding application.

After Submitting Your NSFAS Application

Once you’ve successfully submitted your NSFAS application, you can check your NSFAS application status to determine if you’ll receive funding for the current academic year.

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How to Check Your NSFAS Application Status

  • Log in to your NSFAS account on the myNSFAS student portal.
  • Enter your username and password to sign in.
  • Click on “Track Funding Progress.”
  • You can then track your funding progress and check your NSFAS status.

What Your NSFAS Application Status Means

If your NSFAS application status is approved, you’ll receive comprehensive funding from NSFAS, covering tuition, registration fees, and allowances.

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TVET College Courses Funded by NSFAS

NSFAS only funds specific courses offered at TVET colleges, including engineering studies, business and utility studies, education and development, and marketing and management courses.

University Students During Trimester 3 Applications

University students are not eligible to apply during the Trimester 3 application period, as this period is exclusive to TVET college students.

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