WSU NSFAS Online Application 2023-2024

Walter Sisulu University WSU NSFAS Online Application 2023-2024

WSU NSFAS Online Application 2023-2024
WSU NSFAS Online Application 2023-2024

Are you a student with an interest for the Walter Sisulu University WSU NSFAS Application for ?,  in order to realize your goal of studying for your first or second degree? or a continuing student in need of financial assistance? then you are at the right place. On this page is a highlight of all you need to know prior to and after your NSFAS Application. Students are encouraged to apply for the Central University of Technology WSU NSFAS bursary as early as possible, keeping in mind that late applications are never accepted, except on special occasions where application deadlines are extended. 

As a note of caution, double check to ensure that details you’ve provided are accurate and correct, this is because NSFAS is not liable for any misinformation or missing documents. In the occurrence of erroneous or missing documents, students chances of approval are highly reduced.

The UP NSFAS Applications are centralized with NSFAS. Meaning processing and administration is not handled by the university.

Note: NSFAS IS NOT a bursary scheme.  It is a study loan from government of which a portion may be converted to a bursary based on excellent academic achievement. 

NSFAS Application Process

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) handles all NSFAS Applications.

What does this mean for prospective students?

  1. WSU will not accept applications on or the university campuses.
  2. Students who have never received NSFAS funding must apply online.
  3. All new applications (matriculants) must be submitted directly to NSFAS online.
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What does this mean for current students?

  1. WSU will not administer the NSFAS financial aid scheme on campuses.
  2. All students who have signed their Loan Agreement Forms (LAF) or Schedule of Particulars (SOP) for 2016 and are currently receiving NSFAS funding must update their information online and confirm that they are on the system.
  3. Log onto and create the MyNSFAS account to verify your details.

What does the mean for students who were previously funded but not in the current academic year?

All students who were previously funded by NSFAS but didnt receive any funding need to reapply.

Already submitted NSFAS Application Form to a University or TVET college?

  1. Matriculants who have already submitted their NSFAS applications to any university or TVET college must not reapply. The institution will send your application directly to NSFAS Head Office.
  2. Log onto and create the MyNSFAS account to verify your details.

Funding will be granted provided the funded student meets the NSFAS academic requirements

Opening and Closing dates

Grade 12 and past matriculants 01 August – 30 November
  • Currently funded students
  • Students who were not previously funded or not funded 
01 September – 30 November
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From 01 August, all paper applications forms can be sent to NSFAS Head Office in Cape Town

Application Forms

Before proceeding to apply online, students must have the following documents at their disposal. 

  • Certified copy of ID document /passport of student / mother / father /guardian / wife /husband
  • Original / certified copy of pay- slips / pension slip for both parents/guardian /spouse (these should not be older than three (3) months)
  • In the case of deceased parents, attach certified death Certificates
  • If parents are divorced, attach a copy of the decree of divorce
  • If parents / guardian / spouse are self-employed, attach a copy of the latest financial statement
  • If parents are unemployed, attach sworn affidavits accompanied by a report from a social worker , religious leader /traditional leader or Council
  • An amount for income must be provided on all affidavits
  • If parents are separated, attach pay-slips of both and an official letter from the social worker or religious leader confirming the separation
  • Certified copy of previous degree or diploma certificate
  • If you are currently in in-service training, attach pay – slip or provide the University with proof from your employer stating whether your study leave is paid or unpaid
  • ID copies / birth certificates or letters from school of other family members
  • Proof of registration for sibling at other tertiary institutions


  • You can apply online via OR
  • You can collect and drop off your complete paper NSFAS application and ALL required documents at NYDA Offices. To find your closest office,
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Walter Sisulu University WSU NSFAS Application Form

Walter Sisulu University WSU NSFAS Application Status

Walter Sisulu University WSU NSFAS Application Closing Date

  • The deadline for NSFAS funding is 30 November. No late applications will be accepted. For more information on the application process or to apply, please visit or call 086 006 7327.
  • The closing date for applications for other funding opportunities will be communicated at a later stage. Please note, however, that ALL applications for funding must be submitted via the NSFAS website:

Students who plan to study at Walter Sisulu University can access financial aid in several forms such as bursaries or loans.

Details for activating the IntelliCard are also available here. For details regarding financial funding, please contact NSFAS directly.

Contact us

For more information, contact us at:

Buffalo City

  • Potsdam: Tel 043 708 5391
  • College Street: Tel 043 702 9256


Nelson Mandela Drive: Tel 047 502 2312/2422/2428


Ibika: Tel 047 401 6203

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