Department of Arts and Culture Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 28, 2019

Department of Arts and Culture Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DEPARTMENT OF ARTS AND CULTURE

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) is a departments of the South African government, headed by the Minister of Arts and Culture. The DAC is responsible for the promotion, development, protection, preservation and support of the South African arts; culture and heritage, as well as the countries monuments; museums and heritage sites.

The Departments value statement commits them to the following core values: Integrity, Accountability, Patriotism, Innovation/ Creativity, Professionalism and Ubuntu.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) bursary programme is intended for deserving students who wish to pursue studies in heritage related programmes.

 

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Archives and Records Management
  • Conservation of the Built Environment
  • Conservation and Preventive Conservation
  • Collections Management (Cultural and Natural)
  • Heritage Resources Management
  • Indigenous Knowledge Systems
  • Information Science
  • Museum Management and Curatorship

Bursaries are awarded to 30 students each year, to the maximum value of R70 000 per student.
 

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):

  • South African citizen
  • Studying or intend on studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or have been accepted to study at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Proven financial need
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Dept of Arts and Culture Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Alternatively, you can collect an application form from the Department of Arts and Culture office:
5th Floor, 481 Kingsley Centre, Cnr. Stanza Bopape & Steve Biko Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record and latest results (for current tertiary students)
  • Other certificate qualifications (certified copies)
  • Proof of university registration (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips certified copies/ affidavit if unemployed/ pension statement)

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Heritage Bursaries
Department of Arts and Culture
Private Bag X897
PRETORIA
0001

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2) Hand delivered:
Heritage Bursaries
Department of Arts and Culture
5th Floor, 481 Kingsley Centre
Cnr. Stanza Bopape & Steve
Biko streets
ARCADIA, PRETORIA
(Please do NOT fax or email your application)
 

CLOSING DATE

24 February annually.
(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 the Department of Arts and Culture directly:
Contact Person: Ms Hlulani Ndlovu
Tel: 012 441 3476
Email: Hlulanin@dac.gov.za

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019