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NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme) Loans for 2017
2016-09-01

On 1 August 2016, NSFAS central online applications open for students who require financial assistance. 

There are various cycles on which applicants can apply for funding:
• 1st Cycle:      1 August to 30 November– Students entering university for the first time in 2017 including 2016 matriculants.
• 2nd Cycle:     1 September to 30 November – All university students who were not funded by NSFAS in 2016.
• 3rd Cycle:      1 October to 30 November – Students currently funded by DSD and Funza but for who continued funding for 2017 may be at risk.

Students who were funded by NSFAS in 2016 do not need to re-apply for funding for 2017.

Students who wish to apply can visit the NSFAS website (www.NSFAS.org.za) to apply online.

If you encounter any problems while applying please contact NSFAS on 0860 067 327.

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