Who Can Appeal for NSFAS 2022-Check Here!

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Who Can Appeal for NSFAS 2022

If you have applied for NSFAS and you were declined and you want to make an appeal, read this first because there are those who can appeal for NSFAS and those who cannot appeal for NSFAS in 2022.

NSFAS guidelines for appeal just got updated and this is what you need to know about NSFAS appeals.

First let’s start by outlining some reasons why people have to apply for NSFAS appeal.

If one feels that they meet all the NSFAS requirements to apply for the funding and have sent their application to NSFAS but their application has been declined, they have a good reason to appeal the decision. But one may feel that they satisfy all the NSFAS requirements but NSFAS does not see it that way. So before you send your application for appeal, make sure that you have the supporting documents to substantiate your reasons why you feel you qualify to get funding from NSFAS.

Who can appeal for NSFAS?

NSFAS: New applicants are allowed to appeal if their application was declined for the following reasons:

  • Insufficient information provided
  • Financial ineligibility
  • Academic ineligibility

Who should not appeal for NSFAS

You cannot send NSFAS appeal if:

You have registered for a course that NSFAS does not fund.

Your institution has not submitted your registration details to NSFAS or has submitted incorrect details. See more on the poster below.

No appeal button on myNSFAS account

My Application was unsuccessful, but there is no Appeal tab available on myNSFAS account; what should I do?” you may be wondering. Here is NSFAS’s response. “A student cannot appeal the funding decision if the Appeal tab is not visible.”

NSFAS recently made an announcement on Twitter titled “who should not appeal.”

The deadline for NSFAS appeals has passed.
This is a question you may be asking yourself. “When is the deadline for NSFAS Appeals?” Here is NSFAS’s response. “A student must file an appeal within 30 days of receiving an unfavorable funding status.” That is, you must file your appeal within 30 days of the first day the “unsuccessful status” appears on your myNSFAS.

Question Period

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