Wits Nsfas Office



Wits Nsfas Office, Government has set up the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to provide students with financial assistance to cover the cost for registration, tuition and provide allowances them with allowances for books, food, transport and accommodation.



SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

Make sure that you have certified and valid copies of the following documents before attempting to apply for funding:



  • 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, which you may download here and must be filled in with your parent/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.
  • If you have a disability, please download the Disability Annexure A from www.nsfas.org.za fill it in and submit it with your application.

NB: The stamp on all certified documents should not be older than three months

YOU MAY APPLY IF:

  • You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less, you are registered at this Institution and have not been approved for NSFAS funding in 2018
  • You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less, you are registered at this Institution but have not applied for NSFAS funding before
  • You are a South African citizen with a household income of R350k or less and you plan to study at a public university or TVET College in 2019 and require funding

PLEASE NOTE YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF:

  • You have already applied for 2019 on www.nsfas.org.za and have an application reference number.
  • You already have NSFAS funding for 2018.
  • You already have an undergraduate degree/diploma or postgraduate degree other than the postgraduate qualifications listed below which you may apply for:
    • B Tech – Architecture/Architectural Technology
    • B Tech – Engineering (all disciplines), Cartography, Forestry
    • B Tech – Biokinetics, Biomedical Technology, Biotechnology
    • B Tech – Chiropractic, Homoeopathy, all Nursing
    • B Tech – Clinical or Dental Technology, Emergency Medical Care
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting
    • LLB

Applicants may make use of the computer lab on campus to apply and may also contact the financial aid office on campus for assistance with their 2019 applications.





Contact Us

NSFAS 

Ms Nonkululeko Mavimbela (Student Liaison Officer)
nonkululeko.mavimbela@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1083

Mrs Portia Simelane (Supervisor)
portia.simelane@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1084

Undergraduate Scholarships and External Sponsors

Mr Premesh Shinol (Student Liaison Officer) premesh.shinol@wits.ac.za27 11 717 1077 

Mr Mawethu Xotyeni (Student Liaison Officer)
mawethu.xotyeni@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1086 

Mrs Sheryl Letsapa (Supervisor)
sheryl.letsapa@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1075 

Postgraduate Scholarships and Internal Donors

Ms Andrea Ogle (Student Liaison Officer)
andrea.ogle@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1310

Mrs Vinesha Singh (Supervisor)
vinesha.singh@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1078

Education Campus Satellite Office 

Mrs Sindisile Moolman (Student Liaison Administrator)
sindisile.moolman@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 3087

Miss Yonela Nogaya (Secretary)
yonela.nogaya@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1081 

Mrs Mukhathu Ngobeni (Manager)
mukhathu.ngobeni@wits.ac.za
27 11 717 1081 

For any other Financial Aid and Scholarship queries, kindly email:info.finaid@wits.ac.za

Physical address:

Financial Aid & Scholarships Office 
Solomon Mahlangu House, Ground Floor 
East Campus
University of the Witwatersrand 
Johannesburg
2001

Postal address:



Financial Aid & Scholarships Office 
Private Bag X3
Wits
2050