Do you need funding to study further next year? The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) will soon announce the opening of the 2020 application window.
This is the time when qualifying students will be able to apply for financial aid provided by the government.
But don’t just sit around passively waiting for the next intake. Follow these tips and do what you can to prepare.
Where Can I Apply?
There are two ways to apply for funding. You can submit your forms at a National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) centre or you can follow a quick and easy online application process on the NSFAS website.
Visit An NYDA Centre
If you do not have internet access or prefer to submit your application in person you can do so at your nearest NYDA Centre.
The NYDA will help you apply online or manually. Alternatively you can complete the application at home and drop it at your local NYDA office.
If you choose to visit an NYDA branch you will have access to trained staff who can help you fill in the application forms and take you through the process.
To find a branch near you visit www.nsfas.org.za/content/nyda.html
This is a fast ,easy and convenient way to apply for funding.
However before you can submit your application form you will need to register on the NSFAS website.
Go to My NSFAS to create your personal account today.
If you already have an account with NSFAS all you need to do is login to use your profile when the application window opens.
Stay tuned for the NSFAS announcement and be the first to submit your application.