National Student Financial Aid Scheme


The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) is a public entity reporting to the Department of Higher Education and Training. NSFAS provides financial assistance in the form of a study bursary to qualifying students who wish to study or are already studying at TVET colleges and public universities.

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Applicants who are currently receiving the funding for students with disabilities do not need to submit this Annexure. Should the nature of your
disability change over the term of study, and if this impacts directly on your ability to participate in your educational programme, then you will need
to submit updated details and a full medical/rehabilitation report from a certified professional. Failure to provide the information requested on all
pages will render this application incomplete.

Please complete in detail, in legible handwriting with certification and verification by a registered healthcare professional or disability support office
(where indicated). Please see notes at the end of this document for more information regarding the completion of the form. This form should
accompany your application for financial assistance if you have indicated that you have a disability. All information contained in this form will
remain with the university/university of technology and/or NSFAS only and will remain confidential.

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The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) requires personal information from agencies relating to the employment status and level
of income of the parents or guardians of the applicant. NSFAS is committed to ensuring that the personal information obtained from third
parties is treated confidentially and to protecting the privacy of the persons whose personal information is made available to NSFAS.
NSFAS is further committed to protecting the personal information and to use that personal information in a lawful manner. You and your
parents/guardians are required to provide consent for NSFAS to use and verify the information you provide by signing this form.

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