Nsfas News About Allowances 2023-2024

By | November 21, 2022

Nsfas News About Allowances 2023-2024

Nsfas News About Allowances 2023-2024

Nsfas News About Allowances 2023-2024: After graduating from high school, South African students who are unable to afford the expense of their tertiary education can receive financial assistance through the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). The nsfas starts distributing students’ allowances to the wallet after funding for students has been approved each year. Within the first 10 days of each month, the Nsfas allowance is processed and credited to the student’s wallet on the Mynsfas account. It is crucial to keep in mind that not every student will receive their allowance immediately. Not all students receive their allowances at the same time. This implies that your friend might get their allowance earlier than you do. Kindly read through this article to know everything about the NSFAS allowance.


What Does the NSFAS Allowance 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 Allowance 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.


How To Check My NSFAS Balance Online

Follow the below step-by-step guide to check your NSFAS balance online.

  1. Go to www.celbux.appspot.com
  2. Enter your username and password
  3. Click Login to get into your account
  4. Click More
  5. Click Transactions.
  6. You’ll see your NSFAS balance in your celbux transaction section.

You should see your NSFAS allowance balance in the Transactions section of your celbux account



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 Allowance

  1. Visit the NSFAS Application website: www.nsfas.org.za
  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



For more information on nsfas click here

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