NSFAS To Bring Live Sessions To You

NSFAS will be launching a Virtual Outreach project where you will have interactive live streaming sessions with a virtual tour of what NSFAS has to offer, you'll be able to engage with NSFAS and they will even show you how to apply for a NSFAS bursary.

NSFAS is launching a Virtual Outreach project where you can have a virtual tour of what NSFAS can offer you, you can interact and engage with NSFAS, you'll be able to see a demonstration on how to apply to NSFAS and other things.

They announced, "The virtual outreach platform will provide interactive live streaming sessions, where a user can embark on a virtual tour of NSFAS products and services, exhibition simulation, real-time engagement as well as watch application demonstration and live stream events".

This will NSFAS tap into the Fourth Industrial Revolution and will be able to give everyone access to services and support through your screen. 

"Dr Carolissen has been an integral part in the realisation of a much improved NSFAS, refining of critical skills, and forwarding thinking,” said Minister Blade Nzimande of the NSFAS Administrator.

This will see NSFAS provide those who are funded, those who wish to be funded and those who are only hearing about NSFAS for the first time easy accessibility, reachability, and free access to information.

On NSFAS applications, Minister Nzimande said, "We have opened in August. Previously, we have opened in September till the 30th of November so we are giving four months now instead of three months like we have done before" and that this is being done because of the challenges Covid has brought and to ensure that there is enough space and time to deal with whatever issues will arise. 

Applications are done through the NSFAS portal so you would need to create an account there. Applications are open online for first time applicants.

Those who have already applied and have been funded will have their accounts and just type in details to check the status of your NSFAS account.

NSFAS assisted around 700,000 students with funding their higher education studies in 2020.

You can apply online using a cellphone, tablet, or computer. Follow these simple steps to apply now for NSFAS:

Step 1: Go to www.nsfas.org.za and click on the ‘myNSFAS’ tab

Step 2: Create a myNSFAS account

Step 3: Click on the ‘APPLY’ tab and answer the questions on the screen

Step 4: Upload the required supporting documents then click on ‘submit’

After you click on ‘submit’, your application reference number will appear on the screen. The reference number will also be sent to the cellphone number and email address you provided

NSFAS applications for 2021 opened on 3 August 2020 and will close on 30 November 2020.

 

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