Apply for 2019 UFS National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) Scholarships for South Africans
Application is now open for 2019 NSFAS funding for all new South African students. Scholarships are available to pursue undergraduate degree/diploma or postgraduate degree programs.
2019 NSFAS Scholarships Description
The UFS is a research-led, student-centered and regionally-engaged university that contributes to development and social justice through the production of globally competitive graduates and knowledge. UFS vision, mission, and values help us to ‘keep our eye on the ball’. This is where we start when we make decisions, plan our future, and evaluate what we have done.
Field Of study:
You already have an undergraduate degree/diploma or postgraduate degree other than the postgraduate qualifications listed below, which you may apply for:
- BTech – Architecture/Architectural Technology
- BTech – Engineering (all disciplines), Cartography, Forestry
- BTech – Biokinetics, Biomedical Technology, Biotechnology
- BTech – Chiropractic, Homoeopathy, all Nursing
- BTech – Clinical or Dental Technology, Emergency Medical Care
- Postgraduate Certificate in Education
- Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
2019 NSFAS Scholarships Benefits:
The scholarships covers the following:
- Cost for registration
- Tuition fees
- Allowances for books food, transport
- And accommodation.
South African students are welcome to apply. To be qualified, the following must be met:
- Must be a South African citizen with a household income of R350 000 or less
- Applicants must be registered at this institution, and have not been approved for NSFAS funding in 2018
- A South African citizen with a household income of R350 000 or less
- Applicants must have plans to study at a public university or TVET College in 2019 and require funding
Before applying, applicants must have certified and valid copies of the following documents:
- Your South African identity document/card (or an unabridged birth certificate (if you are younger than 16 years old)
- ID of parents and/or guardian (or death certificate where applicable)
- Pay advice/letter of employment/pension advice stating income (SASSA slips are not required and SASSA should not be included as household income)
- A completed and signed consent form must be filled in with your parent’s/guardian’s signatures. Applications without a consent form signed by all people whose incomes have been declared in the application will not be accepted and will be considered incomplete
- Applicants with disabilities must download the Disability Annexure A, complete it, and submit it with your application.