Does Nsfas Fund University Of Pretoria In 2024/2025

By | February 13, 2023

Does Nsfas Fund University Of Pretoria In 2024/2025

Does Nsfas Fund University Of Pretoria In 2024/2025

Are you a student of the University of Pretoria or you are now applying to the university, do you come from a family with an annual income of R350,000, there is a chance for you to apply for a bursary from Nsfas a government agency that opperates under the auspices of the Department of Higher Education and Training that provides financial support to financially disadvantaged South African student who gains admission to any of the public universities.

The University of Pretoria students who are willing to apply for Nsfas in the year 2024/2025 are to apply before the application deadline. Nsfas will open their application portal at 11:59gmt on the 28th of September and the application will be closing on the 30th of January. Applicants are to upload all supporting documents like a national identification card, results slips etc to authenticate their application.

UP (University of Pretoria) is one of Africa’s top universities and the largest contact university in South Africa. They produce socially impactful research to find solutions for the world’s most pressing issues. They have a high quality of teaching and learning in the classroom, online, or in communities. They have support in place for our students to graduate on time as well-rounded, responsible citizens fully prepared for the world beyond university.

Read: My Nsfas Online 2024/2025

When Can Students Of The University Of Pretoria Apply For Nsfas

Current students and those that are yet to apply for admission at the University of Pretoria can start applying for Nsfas for the 2024/2025 academic year from the 28th of September to the 30th of January. Applicants are to make sure they submit their applications before the application deadline because applications submitted after will not be processed.

Who Qualifies To Apply For Nsfas At The University Of Pretoria

The following categories of people can apply for  Nsfas at the University of Pretoria:

  • All South African citizens
  • All SASSA grant recipients qualify for funding
  • Applicants whose combined household income is not more than R350 000 per annum
  • A person with a disability: Combined household income must not be more than R600 000 per annum
  • Students who started studying before 2018 and whose household income is not more than R122 000 per annum.

What Does Nsfas Fund Cover For The University Of Pretoria Students In 2024/2025

The  amount indicated is to cover the following:

  • Book allowance for textbooks and other learning materials which usually is up to R5200 per year
  • Food allowance usually comes to R15 000 paid over a 10-month period
  • Travel allowance for students staying at home is usually R7500 paid over 10 months
  • Accommodation allowance, for students staying at UP Privately Owned Student Accommodation is given at usually up to R40 000 and is paid over 10 months

Nsfas Fund Application Requirements For University Of Pretoria Students In 2024/2025

Students are to have the following when applying for Nsfas at the  University of Pretoria:

  • You are a SASSA grant recipient
  • Must be applying to get a formal qualification from a public university or TVET College
  • You passed grade 12
  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Financial constraints which don’t allow you to fund your own studies such as:
  • Having a combined household income that’s under R350 000 per year
  • You have a disability and your combined annual household income is less than R600 000

Read Also: My Nsfas Contact Number

Nsfas Fund Application Process For University Of Pretoria In 2024/2025

The University of Pretoria students applying for Nsfas funds are to visit the official application portal of Nsfas and follow the process below to apply:

  • Go to the official Website of Nsfas @
  • Create your myNsfas account
  • Click on apply you see on the screen
  • Update all Nsfas online application 2024/2025 information before you proceed
  • Upload all Nsfas supporting documents
  • Click on the SUBMIT button to complete the process.

Contact The University Of Pretoria

Postal Address:

  • University of Pretoria
  • Private Bag x 20
  • Hatfield
  • 0028


  • GIBS | Groenkloof | Hatfield
  • Hillcrest | Mamelodi | Onderstepoort | Prinshof

Student Service Centre (for Contact students):

  • Contact Centre – Telephone: 012 420 3111
  • Contact Centre – Email:

UPOnline Call Centre (for Online Students):

  • Call Centre – Email:

NSFAS Contact Details

  • Post: Private Bag X1, Plumstead 7801, South Africa
    Address: 10 Brodie Road, House Vincent 2nd Floor, Wynberg, Cape Town 7700
    Tel: 0860 067 327
    Twitter: @myNSFAS

Do you wish to study or are already studying at a public university or TVET college and come from a family with an income of R350 000 or less, then apply for Nsfas. NSFAS is a government entity under the Department of Higher Education and Training established according to the NSFAS Act (Act 56 of 1999) to provide financial support to disadvantaged students who wish to further their studies at public universities or TVET colleges. Visit The official website of Nsfas For More Details.

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