How Many Months Does Nsfas Give Allowance 2023-2024

By | December 14, 2022

How Many Months Does Nsfas Give Allowance 2023-2024

How Many Months Does Nsfas Give Allowance 2023-2024

How Many Months Does Nsfas Give Allowance 2023-2024: Nsfas provides students with financial allowances to pay the cost of their tertiary education and here is how long students receive them. NSFAS begins to disburse students’ allowances to their NSFAS Wallets in the first week of the month. The disbursement of the allowances is not simultaneous for all students. This means your friend may receive his or her allowances earlier than you. Continue reading to know more.

Nsfas Allowance Payment Dates 2023-2024

Every year after funding has been approved for students, nsfas begins to disburse students’ allowances to the wallet. The NSFAS allowance is processed and credited to the student’s wallet within the first 10 days of each month. It is important to note that not all students will get the allowance at the same time.

What Does the NSFAS Cover?

The amounts given for housing, living allowance, transportation, and learning materials must be in accordance with the most recent DHET criteria.

  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transport allowance
  • Living allowance
  • Learning material allowance
  • Incidental/personal care allowance

Nsfas Money Per Month 2023-2024

NSFAS Allowance For TVET College Students Payable Amount (Monthly) Payable Amount (Per Annum)
Incidental/Personal Care Allowance R242 R2900
Accommodation in Rural Areas R1,312 R15,750
Accommodation in Peri-Urban Area R1,575 R18,900
Accommodation in Urban Area R2000 R24,000
Transport R583 R7000
Transport (up to 40km from the institution) R613 R7,350
NSFAS monthly allowances for TVET College Students

Also, when you’re approved to receive the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) funding as a TVET College student, NSFAS covers your registration fees and tuition fees. The registration fees and tuition fees are defined by your institution per the academic semester or year.


However, you’ll lose your NSFAS funding if you fail to meet the academic performance requirements.

  1. Provide your own cellphone number and email address
  2. You must have a copy of your ID or birth certificate
  3. National ID copies of parents, guardians, or spouse
  4. The evidence of your income or 1 year’s IRP5 if necessary
  5. The proof of income of your parents, guardian, or spouse.
  6. If you are a SASSA grant recipient, you don’t need to provide any evidence of income.
  7. All Applicants with a disability should provide and submit a completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form
  8. An applicant who is known as a Vulnerable Child by the Department of Social Development should also provide a completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form.

How to Apply for NSFAS Online Application

  1. Visit the NSFAS Application website:
  2. Then, you click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab
  3. Create a myNSFAS account. If you don’t know how to create, click HERE
  4. Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab
  5. Update your personal information
  6. Answer the questions you see on the screen
  7. Upload all the required supporting documents
  8. Finally, you click on ‘submit


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