The National Student Financial Aid Scheme will be opening applications for financial support for the 2018 academic year on 01 August. Students are advised to prepare their supporting documents which must be submitted with their application.


The required supporting documents are:

Certified copy of the applicants ID or birth certificate

Certified copy the applicants parents or guardians ID as well as ID copies of the household members

Certified copy of the pay advice or letter of employment which reflects the household income.

Who is eligible for NSFAS Funding? Do I have to apply every year?  What happens when I accept the offer for NSFAS student financial aid?  When will the loans funds be available? What about if I do have outstanding supplementary exam results at the time of registration? What is the selection criteria for the funding?  Where and by whom are NSFAS forms evaluated, WSU or NSFAS, CPT?WSU evaluates the applications for financial aid against the criteria set by NSFAS – these are criteria set for all universities across the country.  What happens to the remaining funding once a debt has been paid off?   What is the Zuma fund, and who qualifies for this funding?   Will Btech students receive NSFAS funding this year?   Does NSFAS pay for previous year debt?  


2018 application form (includes residence application form) NEW!
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