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Call for International Bursaries 2020/2021

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Call for International Bursaries 2020/2021
Call for International Bursaries

Call for International Bursaries 2020/2021

The National Arts Council is pleased to announce the call for international bursary applications for the 2020/2021 academic year. The invitation is for post-graduate studies in the relevant art fields supported by the NAC. Particular attention will be paid to post-graduate qualifications that address rare skills required in the arts sector in support of the following funding programmes, namely, Social Cohesion and Nation Building, Innovation, Design and Creation, Arts Platforms, Strategic Initiatives and Capacity Building.

The invitation extends to individual post-graduate studies for the 2020/2021 academic year. The grant will be renewable for the duration of the course, subject to successful completion of each year of study with adherence to the conditions of the grant. The minimum student’s average marks should not be less than 65%; and the course applied for should not be offered in South Africa. The grant will not exceed R250 000 and is subject to Council approval.

• Closing date for applications: 31 January 2020 at 17h00
• Outcomes: 30 April 2020

Please note that late and incomplete applications will not be considered and no exceptions will be made. Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link:
For more information, please contact Arts Development Officers as listed on the NAC website.

Issued by: The National Arts Council, PO Box 500, Newtown, 2113
66 Margaret Mcingana Street, Market Theatre Precinct,
Newtown, 2113. Tel: 087 700 0683 Email:


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