KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport Bursary Programme 2024 open for applications

Bursary Summary

The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport, Arts and Culture is offering bursaries to students who are residents of KwaZulu-Natal.

Closing date: 16 February 2024

The bursaries are offered to learners interested in pursuing a tertiary qualification in the fields of study which is considered as “critical & scarce skill” within the Department.

Bursary Study Fields Supported

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study as indicated below:

  • National Diploma: Jewellery Design & Manufacture
  • National Diploma: Video Technology
  • National Diploma in Fashion Design
  • Bachelor Of Applied Arts: Screen Arts & Technology
  • Bachelor Of Arts: Film & Television Production (Animation. Cinematography)
  • National Diploma: Translation & Interpreting Practice (Sign Language And Interpreting
  • Post Graduate Diploma: Archives & Records Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma/ Honours Degree: Museum Studies (Majors In Restoration & Conservation

Who can apply?

  • Youth in a possession of Matric/Grade 12 certificate between the age of 18-35 years. and who are from the KwaZulu-Natal Province.
  • Students in a possession of provisional accepted letter from public institution of higher learning and willing to study in the fields indicated above.
  • Students who are currently studying in the areas indicated in this advert.
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How to apply

To apply, kindly forward the following documents:

  • Bursary application form (this is obtainable and retained to offices of the Department of Sport, Arts & Culture, Public Libraries, Website of the Department, Departmental social media platforms and Funding offices at HEI’s).
  • Original Certified copies of Identity Document (ID) including your parents ID and /or your guardians ID.

  • Original Certified copy of Metric./ grade 12 certificate or current statement of results if you are currently studying.
  • Proof of income of either Parents or guardians (payslip, pension payout, letter from SASSA or bank statement all not older than 3 months).
  • Proof of registration / conditional/acceptance letter from institution of higher learning

  • Proof of unemployment obtainable from the Department of Labour for both parents if they are unemployed or an affidavit from both parent/ legal guardian stating that they are unemployed.
  • Proof of Residence • It is recommended that those who have profiling certificates or report should submit a certified copy.
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Applications must be submitted via post or hand delivered to: The Bursary Unit Department of Sport, Arts & Culture, 171 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
or to all 11 DSAC District Offices within the Province.

For enquiries, contact: Mrs TN Shongwo at 031-24 21 708 Ms ZJ Chonco 033-8979469


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