Students That Can Submit An NSFAS Appeal

If you are one of those students who want to appeal the outcome of the decision by NSFAS and you are unable to access the Appeal functionality on the NSFAS website, find out reasons and know the students who can appeal an NSFAS Rejection below.


Students That Can Submit An NSFAS Appeal

As the application period for students applying for funding from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) came to an end, some applications were rejected by the scheme.

Unsuccessful applicants are given 30 days to appeal the rejection status upon receiving the decision from NSFAS. However, not all students can appeal their rejection status.


NSFAS explained that only certain students can appeal their unsuccessful application.

“Only students who have unsuccessful status due to Financial Ineligibility, Academic Eligibility Criteria (pass/fail) and the N+ rule (if they are still within N+2) may submit an appeal” explained NSFAS.

They added that new applicants who have provided insufficient documents or information may also appeal.


Here’s How To Appeal Your Nsfas Rejection Status

  • Log into your ‘myNSFAS’ account on www.nsfas.org.za
  • Click the ‘Track Funding Progress’ option
  • Check the application progress tabs
  • If your application status reflects an unsuccessful message, you may submit an appeal by clicking on the ‘Submit Appeal Tab’
  • You will then be able to see the reason why your application was unsuccessful
  • You will then be able to choose an appeal reason and upload the required supporting documents.

Read Also:

How To Check If You Are Funded By NSFAS For 2022

When To Submit An NSFAS Appeal


Unsuccessful NSFAS Status | What You Must Do

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