Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University NSFAS 2021
… still at school and figuring out how to fund further studies?
… currently studying and needing funds to further your studies?
… a young adult wanting to study but needing financial assistance?
… an employer looking for a way for employees’ children to have brighter futures?
NSFAS PROVIDES FINANCIAL AID TO SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS USING FUNDS PROVIDED MAINLY BY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS AND PUBLIC ENTITIES. NSFAS PROVIDES BILLIONS IN LOANS AND BURSARIES TO STUDENTS AT PUBLIC FET COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES.
SOME FACTS ABOUT THE NSFAS LOAN
- NSFAS loans are for students who are financially needy.
- The size of the loan is determined by a means test as prescribed by NSFAS.
- Only students who are South African citizens and accepted by NMMU to do a first tertiary qualification (full-time), and students who are intending to register for specific post-graduate courses i.e. PGCE
First years and senior new applicants
2021 Applications for NSFAS is currently open until 20 January 2021: To apply online, go to: http://www.nsfas.org.za/content/loans.html
CONTINUING NSFAS STUDENTS
If you are a returning student funded by NSFAS in 2021, you must not apply again. NSFAS has your details and will get your results from the university.
If you are a returning student who did not receive NSFAS funding in 2016 or before, please apply online.