The Department of Arts and Culture invites applications for bursaries from students who wish to pursue studies in heritage related programmes. The bursary will fund undergraduate studies only. The bursary is available for strictly 30 outstanding academic performers.
South African citizenship
2016 Proof of registration at an institution of higher learning.
Bursary Fields of Study
Archaeology (Marine, etc.)
Archives and records management
Conservation of the Built Environment
Conservation and Preventive Conservation
Collections (Cultural and Natural) Management
Heritage Resources Management
Museum Management and Curatorship
Indigenous Knowledge Systems.
Value of Bursary:
Maximum up to R70 000
NB: Funds are payable directly to the higher institution of learning.
The following documents must accompany the application:
Certified copy of ID document
Certified copy of the salary statement or affidavit (if not working) of your parents/guardians
Certified copy of Grade 12 results
If you were already studying at a university in 2015 – latest results / academic record.
How to apply
The closing date for submission of applications is 26 February 2016 at 16h30. Application forms can be obtained from the offices of the Department of Arts and Culture, 5th Floor, 481 Kingsley Centre, corner Stanza Bopape and Steve Biko Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria or download bursary application form here.
Completed application forms together with certified copies of necessary documents should be sent to: the Heritage Bursaries, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001 or applications can also be hand delivered to: Heritage Bursaries, 481 Kingsley Centre, 5th Floor, corner Stanza Bopape and Steve Biko Street, Arcadia, Pretoria.
Enquiries regarding the bursary applications should be sent to bursary2015@dac. gov.za or 012 441 3476 / 0.
Please Note: Should you not receive a response from the Department within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.
Via – Department of Arts and Culture