Robben Island Museum (RIM) Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

By | February 5, 2020

Robben Island Museum (RIM) Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – RIM

Robben Island Museum (RIM), established in 1997 by the Department of Arts and Culture, is responsible for managing and maintaining the assets of Robben Island, as well as marketing the Island as a national estate and World Heritage Site.

RIM manages and maintains the following: Maximum and Medium Security Prison Complexes, World War II memorials, the runway Helipad, V & A Waterfront Nelson Mandela Gateway, ferries to transport visitors to the Island, buses used on the Island, Mayibuye Archives, Robert Sobukwe’s house, power generation, water processing plants, as well as the Curio and Village Shops, Village Precinct and the recreational facilities.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

Robben Island Museum (RIM) will be awarding bursaries to students pursuing their studies in fields related to Museums and Heritage studies/ History/ Oral History and Heritage/ Social Science.

The partial bursary will help cover tuition fees, to the maximum value of R33 000 per student.

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MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – OBLIGATIONS

Bursary recipients will be required to take part in and assist in various RIM programmes, as well as do an Internship and Research programme at RIM Public Heritage Education Department (RIM PHED).

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
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate/ graduate)
  • Registered to study at a recognised University within South Africa

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Students who meet the above eligibility criteria can apply by submitting clear copies of the following supporting documentation (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • Tertiary qualifications/ records (certified copies)
  • Proof of university registration for 2020
  • Full Curriculum Vitae (must include: your contact details, references names and contact details)
  • The motivational letter indicating why you should be awarded the bursary
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Applications must be submitted electronically via email to vanessam@robben-island.org.za
(Insert the words “RIM Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

CLOSING DATE

28 February 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 the Robben Island Museum directly:
Contact Person: Ms Vanessa Mitchell (Public Heritage Education Department)
Tel: 021 413 4200/ 021 409 5100
Email: vanessam@robben-island.org.za

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