NSFAS Stages 2024
The way NSFAS decides who gets financial help is through a step-by-step process. They go through nine stages, beginning with students sending in their applications and ending with giving money to those who qualify. Check below.
|Your application has been loaded on the NSFAS system.
|The system checks if you are a returning student and whether you have any previous qualifications.
|NSFAS conducts 3rd party checks with SASSA / Department of Home Affairs.
|We verify all documents you submitted during your application.
|We verify the household financial status declared in your application.
|Awaiting Academic Results/Admissions
|We check your academic results and institution admission status to ensure that you meet the requirements.
|We receive registration data from your institution to enable us to create a bursary agreement.
|Signing of Agreement
|At this stage, you need to sign your bursary agreement for NSFAS to release your allowances.
|Your allowances are now paid through our mobile wallet system or through your institution.
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South African students need to understand the “NSFAS Status Meanings” if they need help paying for college. Going through the nine stages of the NSFAS application process helps us see how getting money for education can be a bit complicated. Each step, from applying for aid to actually getting the money, is super important in shaping a student’s time.