University of Pretoria NSFAS Application 2023

Welcome! This article contains information on The University of Pretoria NSFAS Application 2023.

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme is a South African government student financial aid scheme that provides financial aid to undergraduate students to help pay for the cost of their tertiary education after finishing high school.

It is funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

University of Pretoria

Eligibility for University of Pretoria NSFAS Application 2023

  • NSFAS 2022 qualifying students
  • Applicants must have been registered at The University of Pretoria. For application info visit University of Pretoria Online Application 2023
  • NSFAS funding must have been confirmed.
  • Must have the applicable NSFAS DHET General AA loaded to the student account
  • All applications should be submitted through the UP Student Portal

What are the max award amounts?

  • Capped students = R98 700 (NSFAS will still confirm the amount?)
  • Uncapped students = will get the full cost but with capped allowances
  • What are the allowance amounts and combinations and what documents are required for the payouts
    application process?
  • Books
    • Max = R5200 – will be paid to the student via the Fundi Card

Students Living in University of Pretoria Residence

  • The residence fee will be charged to the student’s account
  • Meals of R14 400 will be charged to the student’s account
  • Meals R600 will be paid out to students over x10 months
  • Incidental R2 900 will be paid to the student over x10 months
  • Documents required:
    • Clear copy of Student ID
    • Proof of student’s banking details

Students Living at Home OR Non-Accredited Private Accommodation

No Accommodation allowance means R15 000 will be paid out to students over x10 months

Transport R7 500 will be paid out to students over x10 months

Documents required:
• Clear copy of Student ID
• Proof of student’s banking details

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Students Living in Accredited Private Accommodation

Accommodation maximum = R60 000

Accommodation will be paid out to the Accredited Accommodation Vendor over x10 months

No Accommodation will be paid to students

Meals R15 000 will be paid out to students over x10 months

Documents required:

  • Clear copy of Student ID
  • Proof of student’s banking details
  • Lease/Rental Agreement

For assistance please contact the Financial Aid office at the SSC.

If you are in UP Residence

The “Yes” flag will already be selected.

If you intend to cancel or not take up the UP Residence placement, please first do so and then only apply for your NSFAS payouts in order to receive the correct allowances for meals and/or accommodation and/or transport.

Confirm/complete your banking details.

Upload ALL required supporting documents.

Documents must be in pdf format and NOT password protected.

Click Submit

If you are Living at home OR in non-accredited Private Accommodation

Switch the “NO” to “YES” next to ‘Living at home/Non-accredited Private Accom?’

Confirm/complete your banking details.

Upload ALL required supporting documents.

Documents must be in pdf format and NOT password protected.

Click Submit

If you are in Accredited Private Accommodation

Switch the “NO” to “YES” next to ‘Accredited Private Accommodation?’

Click the “Search” button and select one of the approved pre-populated Vendors:

Enter your monthly rental amount.

Confirm/complete your banking details.

Upload all required supporting documents.

Documents must be in pdf format and NOT password protected.

Click Submit

If you do not have the required documents immediately available you can save your application as a draft and upload them later but you will not be able to submit your application for processing before they are all uploaded.

For not yet submitted applications – to upload documents at a later stage and submit your application you
must:

  • Navigate to your application and select the “Upload supporting documents” button at the bottom of
    the page.
  • Upload the required documents.
  • Click Submit

University staff will review submitted applications for the quality and classification of each uploaded document and either validate it or reject it. You will be notified via an automated email if any document has been rejected.

For submitted applications – to re-upload documents that have been rejected

  • Navigate to “Re-upload Invalid Payout Docs” found just under the “Apply for NSFAS Payouts” menu
  • Add a new row by clicking on the “+” on the right
  • Select the correct Doc. type.
  • Upload the correct documents.

NOTE: It is the student’s responsibility to inform the Fin Aid Office of any accommodation changes after an application has been submitted and/or processed to payouts.

For more info visit http://www.up.ac.za

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