UKZN Undergraduate Bursaries and Scholarships

By | February 28, 2018

UKZN Undergraduate Bursaries and Scholarships

If you wish to apply for financial aid for 2018, you need to make an online application for NSFAS (National Student Financial Aid Scheme) funding on their website –   – as universities no longer issue NSFAS financial aid applications.  If you are unable to access the internet,  you may call the NSFAS Call Centre (Telephone Number 086 006 7327) for assistance of how to apply manually.  If you wish to contact NSFAS by email their address is

The NSFAS  Call Centre (086 006 7327) is also able to assist you through the application process or clarify any funding queries that you may have. The NSFAS application process for 2018  opens on 1 August 2017 and closes on 30 November 2017.  Late applications will not be considered.  Before commencing the online application process,  please remember to scan a copy of your SA identity document as you will need to attach it to your application.  The online system will also advise you of any other supporting documents that you may need to attach.  NSFAS will advise you of the status of your application once they have received it.  Please note that NSFAS can only make final funding decisions after they have received your Grade 12 Final Examination results.

To apply for NSFAS funding, visit:



National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) applications for 2018 opens on the 1st August 2017.


Students who wish to apply for financial aid for 2018 need to make an online application for funding by logging onto the NSFAS website – 

In view of the above, Student Funding has not printed any financial aid applications for 2018.

Students who have received NSFAS loans in 2017 will be automatically migrated to the NSFAS 2018 application process and DO NOT need to submit financial aid applications again for 2018.