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Deaprtment of Arts and Culture Bursaries

The department of Arts and Culture invites applications for bursaries from students who wish to pursue studies in heritage-related programmes. The bursary will finance certificate, diploma and degree courses at accredited further and higher education institutions.

Eligibility: - South African citizen - Academic potential/satisfactory academic performance (academic progress if already at an institution) - field (heritage-related) - Financial circumstance - Provisional acceptance or proof of registration at an institution at an institution of higher learning.

Fields of study: - Archeology - Conservation and preservation - Collections management - Heritage resources management - Museum Management and curatorship - Courses that contribute to the preservation and promotion of SA living Heritage.

Value of the Bursary: - Registration and tuition fees payable directly to the institution of learning - Accommodation - Books and Stationery.

Required documents: The following documents must accompany the application: - Certified copy of birth certificate or ID document - Certified copy of the salary statement or affidavit (if not working) of your parents/guardian - Certified copy of grade 12 June examination results/Grade 12 results - If already studying-latest results/academic record.

Application forms can be obtained from the offices of the department of Arts and Culture, 5th floor, 481 Kingsley centre, Corner Beatrix and church streets, Arcadia, Pretoria or online at

Completed application forms, together with certified copies of necessary documents, should be sent to: The Director-general, Department of Arts and Culture, Private bag X897, Pretoria 0001


Hand delivered to: The Director-General, 5th floor, 481 Kingsley centre, Corner Beatrix and church streets, Arcadia, Pretoria

Enquiries regarding the bursary applications should be directed to Mr Mahunele Thotse at 012 441 3470 or by email to



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