Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) Bursary South Africa 2024 – 2025
DSAC Bursary South Africa 2024 – 2025
ABOUT THE COMPANY – DSAC | NWU
DSAC Bursary South Africa | The Department of Sports, Arts and Culture (DSAC), is one of the South African government departments, whose main objective is to ensure that a better life is built for all South Africans. The DSAC achieves this by following its mission to change the delivery of sports, arts and culture. DSAC plans to enable this change by ensuring that there is equitable access to this sector, and development, as well as a level of excellence in every aspect of participation. Through this, DSAC also believes that it can harness socio-economic contributions and thus make a better life for all who live in the country through the means of Sports, Arts, and Culture.
North-West University is an integrated, unitary, and multi-campus university within the North West province. North-West University is made up of three campuses (Potchefstroom, Mahikeng and Vanderbijlpark) and promotes redress, equity, as well as a globally recognised level of teaching and research. North-West University is linked closely with the province’s communities; this is seen in the University’s activities, research, and teaching-learning. Students from the University are able to study in an environment that allows them to have many choices and flexibility regarding their studies; North-West University believes that owing to this, students are then able to reach their fullest potential and have a head start in their career establishment. North-West University, along with its collaboration with other institutions and universities has also become part of the global higher education community; this allows the University to partake in student and staff exchange opportunities, as well as cultural, academic, and sports affairs.
ABOUT THE DSAC BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The Department of Sports, Arts, and Culture is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year..
Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies within heritage-related programmes, specifically in these fields:
- Anthropology (focused on forensic/medical anthropology)
- Archaeology (focused on marine and underwater cultural heritage, and forensics)
- Archives and Records Management
- Conservation of the Built Environment (including preventive conservation)
- Collections (Cultural & Natural) Management (Not Nature Conservation)
- Digital heritage
- IKS or Courses that contribute to the preservation and promotion of Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) and S.A. Living Heritage
- Marketing of Heritage
- Museum Studies or Management and Curatorship
MORE ABOUT THE DSAC BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED
The bursary will be awarded to the maximum value of R110 000 per student and will be paid directly to the higher institution of learning. The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses:
- Full cover for tuition fees
- Full cover for books
- Laptop, to the maximum value of R10 000 (students must provide 3 receipts/ invoices)
- Accommodation, to the maximum value of R50 000 (where applicable)
- Meals, to the maximum value of R18 500 maximum amount (where applicable)
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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DSAC BURSARY
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):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must be 40 years old or younger
- You must be studying or intend on studying towards an Undergraduate or Postgraduate qualification, in one of the heritage-related programmes listed above
- You must be studying or have been accepted to study at an institution that is accredited and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training
- You must have a strong academic record
- You must NOT be receiving any other bursary funding
- You must NOT be currently full-time employed within the private sector, government or state agencies
- You must NOT earn more than R130 000 per annum
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE DSAC BURSARY
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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 may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- 2022 end-of-year results (certified copy)
- Proof of provisional acceptance/ admission at the university
- Postgraduate students: progress report from a supervisor, if writing a dissertation or thesis (on university letterhead)
Applications must be submitted to your institution’s bursary/ financial aid office. Do NOT apply directly to the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture – your institution will send your application on your behalf.
CLOSING DATE FOR THE DSAC BURSARY
28 February 2022 (at 16:00).
(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 Sport, Arts and Culture directly:
Contact Person 1: Ms Reinette Stander
Tel: 083 469 2931
Contact Person 2: Mr Maano Muhadi
Tel: 012 441 3622
Please do NOT contact the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture if this bursary has already closed.
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NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.