NFVF call for national bursary applications for film and TV studies
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Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:24
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The National Film and Video Foundation's (NFVF) bursary programme is aimed at stimulating and developing the skills of applicants who want to enter the film and television industry. The bursaries are awarded to qualifying applicants who are studying or intending to study towards any qualification in the film and television industry at any accredited South African tertiary institution. Live Performance or Acting diplomas/degrees are excluded.

Qualifying Criteria

An applicant must:
-Be a South African citizen
-Have a good academic record
-Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
-Have registered or provisionally registered to study for a full-time under-graduate or post-graduate diploma or degree in film/TV disciplines at an accredited South African tertiary institution

Preference will be given to students enrolled at public tertiary institutions.

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed motivation letter explaining why the applicant should be awarded a bursary together with certified copies of all supporting documents indicated on the application form.

To apply, complete an online national bursary application form available on the NFVF website.

Applications will not be considered if:

-The application form is incomplete or wrong information is provided
-Supporting documents are missing or not certified

Applications sent via fax or email will not be considered.

Deadline for applications: 31 August 2016 at 00h00.

For any queries on the application process and qualifying criteria, email Lebohang Khunou at

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