NSFAS Late Application 2022/2023: How To Apply For NSFAS Late Online Application 2022

By | January 9, 2022
NSFAS Late Application 2022/2023: How To Apply For NSFAS Late Online Application 2022

You can still apply for NSFAS funding in 2022 if you missed the opportunity to apply earlier in 2021 for 2022 funding by using the NSFAS Late Application for 2022/2023, here is how!



NSFAS, South Africa’s number one student funding/financial aid program is always opened in November and Closes in the first week of January.

However, things have changed with NSFAS 2022 funding as the fund has extended its closing date to accept NSFAS late online application for 2022.

Currently, the deadline for NSFAS 2022 applications has been extended to Friday, January 21, 2022. The previous deadline was Friday, January 07, 2022. This means all those who missed the opportunity to apply in 2021 for 2022 can still do so before January 21, 2022.

Visit the NSFAS website at www.nsfas.org.za​ to submit the NSFAS Late application 2022/2023. Please note the following:
Who qualifies for funding?
  • Undergraduate students only without any other funding
  • South African citizens
  • SASSA grant recipients
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 p.a
  • Persons with disability whose combined household income is not more than R600 000 per year. Applicants who first registered at university before 2018 whose household income is not more than R122 000 p.a
  • Only eligible students will be considered. Students who applied previously and were rejected by NSFAS based on the reasons provided will not be considered again.
Required documents:
  • If you are a SASSA recipient, then no proof of income is required.
  • Copy of ID
  • ​Once you accept the application terms and conditions, you confirm that you have received consent from all relevant parties.
  • If the applicant is dependent on their parents, guardian or spouse, they must provide:​
    • ID copies of parent(s), guardian or spouse​
    • Proof of income of parent(s), guardian or spouse (payslip or appointment letter, where applicable)
  • If the applicant is self-sufficient, they must provide:
    • Proof of income (payslip or appointment letter)
    • 1 year’s IRP5 form Note (SASSA no proof of income required)
    • A completed and signed Vulnerable Child Declaration and Consent Form which must be completed by a social worker.
  • If parent(s) are unemployed submit a Retrenchment letter/Proof of SASSA recipient letter
  • If parent(s) are deceased submit a Death certificate/s.
  • If parent(s) are divorced a Divorce decree is required.
Disability requirements:

  • A completed and signed Disability Annexure A Form (if their information is not pre-populated on the online application form).