ANFASA Bursary Grant Scheme South Africa 2020 – 2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ANFASA

ANFASA (Academic Non-Fiction Authors’ Association of South Africa) was launched in 2004 to provide a voice for the concerns and interests of academic and non-fiction authors. The organisations’ slogan is “dedicated to empowering authors” and their main aim is to uplift South African academic and non-fiction authors by drawing attention to their works and ensuring the protection of their rights across the book value chain.

ABOUT THE BURSARY GRANT SCHEME

The ANFASA Grant Scheme for Authors (AGSA) is a grant for student authors who are currently researching or writing pieces. The grant value is approximately R30,000 and must be used for research and writing purposes – including for the author to travel for research purposes/ or take leave from employment to work on their manuscript/ equipment to conduct interviews.

Successful candidates will be announced within December – should you not receive any feedback by then, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done in one of the following ways:
1) Online at: https://www.anfasa.org.za/anfasa-grant-scheme-for-authors-agsa-application-form-for-a-grant/

2) Download and complete the ANFASA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Email your completed application form and the below-supporting documents to info@anfasa.org.za
(Insert the words “AGSA ANFASA Grant Scheme – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
In your application, you will be required to provide the following information:

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CLOSING DATE

31 July 2020.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact ANFASA directly:
Tel: 011 712 8008
Email: info@anfasa.org.za