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Closing date: 25 February 2022         Outcomes date: 31 March 2022

The National Arts Council is pleased to announce the call for block institutional bursary applications for the current academic year which begins in January 2022. The invitation is ONLY for registered education and training institutions, universities, colleges, etc. which are involved in the provision of tuition in the fields of Theatre/Drama, Dance, Crafts, Literature, Multidisciplinary Arts, Music, Visual Arts as well as any other arts-related course.

The invitation extends to Block Institutional Bursary applicants for the support of undergraduate students during 2022. Institutions that apply for funding are required to support undergraduate students for the duration of their undergraduate studies, subject to successful completion of each year of study. Institutions should be prepared to enter into a service level agreement with the NAC in the fulfilment of this requirement.

Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link:

Applications must be submitted on or before Friday, 25 February 2022 at 23h55pm.

Please note that late and incomplete applications will not be considered, and no exceptions will be made. Funding guidelines can be downloaded from For more information, contact The NAC reserves the right to allocate funds according to its priorities.  No applicant is automatically entitled to funding. All funding is at the discretion of the NAC.

Click here to read the Block Institutional Bursary Funding Guidelines.

National Arts Council of South Africa, PO Box 500, Newtown, 2113. 66 Margaret Mcingana Street, Market Theatre Precinct, Newtown, 2113. Email:


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