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NFVF calls for Film and TV students to apply for its national and international bursary programme
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 10:34

The National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture, provides funding to students in financial need to pursue film and television related studies at all accredited tertiary institutions in South Africa. International bursaries are also awarded to post graduate students who wish to study a course that is NOT offered at any South African tertiary institution.

Criteria for application

National bursaries:
- One page letter of motivation
- Certified ID copy (certified copy not older than three months)
- Latest academic results (certified copy not older than three months)
- Matric certificate (certified copy not older than three months)
- If a parent/guardian is unemployed, please provide an affidavit and a certified ID copy of the parent/guardian (certified copy not older than three months)
- Parent's proof of income or other financial support if any i.e. two months bank statements, payslips, proof of social grants (certified copies not older than three months)
- If the applicant is independent, upload your payslip (certified copy not older than three months)
- Updated tuition fee breakdown from the institution for the year in which funding is required
- Letter of acceptance/acknowledgement from the institution

International post graduate bursaries (students starting in January 2018):
- This is available for post graduate studies only and the course must not be offered at any South African institution
- One page letter of motivation
- Certified ID Copy (certified copy not older than three months)
- CV of an applicant
- Latest academic results and matric certificate (certified copies not older than three months)
- Letter of recommendation from an industry professional
- Detailed budget including tuition and living cost
- If a parent/guardian is unemployed, please provide an affidavit and a certified ID copy of a parent/guardian (certified copies not older than three months)
- If applicant is independent, upload your payslip (certified copy not older than three months)
- If your current studies are funded through a study loan or you have received a bursary from another financial institution, please submit the relevant documentation
- Parents’ proof of income or other financial support if any i.e. two months bank statements, payslips, proof of social grants (Only certified copies not older than three months)
- Tuition fee breakdown from the institution
- Detailed course curriculum from the institution
- Letter of acceptance/ acknowledgement from the institution

If you meet the above criteria, you may apply by completing a national bursary application form available on the NFVF website. The application form provides a guide on all the required documentation to submit with your application form.

Important notice:
- Incomplete applications will be disqualified
- The NFVF does not fund Live Performance or Acting studies
- Only certified documents will be accepted
- Applications received after the deadline will be disqualified
- Faxed or emailed applications will be disqualified

Applications open until 31 August 2017.

For any queries, contact Thandekile Hlatshwayo thandekiles@nfvf.co.za or Manti Sekwakwa mantis@nfvf.co.za



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