Arts Bursaries – Department of art and culture is offering bursaries for students currently doing their first, second or third year and students who will be doing their first year. Below are the details of the bursary and how to apply.
Arts Bursaries Available
Archives and Records Management
Conservation of the Built Environment
Restorative and Preventive Conservation
Collections (Cultural and Natural) Management
Heritage Resources Management
Museum Management and Curatorship
Courses that contribute to the preservation and promotion of the South African Living Heritage.
Arts Bursaries Requirements
South African citizenship
Academic potential / satisfactory academic performance (submit academic progress report if already at an institution) Field of study (Heritage related)
Admission letter or proof of registration at an accredited institution of higher learning
Certified copy of Birth Certificate or ID document
Certified copy of the salary statement and / or proof of income and an affidavit of your parents / guardians (if not working)
Certified copy of Grade 12 June examination results / Grade 12 Final Matric results
If already at a university
Latest results / academic record
Proof of admission or provisional admission at an institution of higher learning.
How to Apply
Post: The Heritage Bursaries, Department of Arts and Culture, Private Bag X897, Pretoria, 0001 or Hand-delivered at: Heritage Bursaries, 481 Kingsley Centre, 5th Floor, Corner Stanza Bopape and Steve Biko Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria.
Note this bursary is now closed
About Arts and Culture
Arts refers to individually or collectively created products of value, the expression or application of creative skill and imagination in the various branches of creative activity such as painting, sculpture, music, dance, theatre, films, graphic arts etc.
Culture refers to the cumulative deposit of knowledge, experience, beliefs, values, attitudes, meanings, hierarchies, religion, notions of time, roles, spatial relations, concepts of the universe, and material objects and possessions acquired by a group of people in the course of generations through individual and group striving.
Heritage refers to valued property such as historic buildings, artwork, books and manuscripts and other artefacts that have been passed down from previous generations. They are of special value and are worthy of preservation.