Disbursement of NSFAS allowances

NSFAS returning students will start receiving their allowances this afternoon (12 May 2021). Allowances will be disbursed in batches (15 000 per day) until Wednesday 19 May 2021. NSFAS returning students who haven't received their allowances by Thursday 20 May 2021 should contact the Division: Student Funding (DSF) on

The allowances for new students will only be disbursed once NSFAS finalises the approved list.

Publish date: 2021/05/12