Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries 2021: Financial Assistance Available for 13 Different Study Fields

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About the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture
The Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture is a governmental establishment that strives to promote the fields of sports, arts, and culture within South Africa. The department ensures that these three fields are accessible to the general public by conducting multiple initiatives. The department believes that by investing in these fields, they are able to raise the potential of South African individuals and allow them to harness their talents for the socio-economic good of the country. All in all, the department strives to attain better living environment that’s truly supportive for South Africans.

About the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries 2021
The Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture is offering bursary programmes for academically-talented students in South Africa in several different fields. The Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries is a wonderful opportunity that aims to uplift students in the country to continue their education with financial support. The department hopes that with this initiative, awardees of the bursaries will grow up to become positive contributors towards their local societies.

The Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries is currently available for the following fields:

  • Heritage Resources Management
  • Archaeology (e.g. Marine, Forensic, etc.)
  • Living Heritage
  • Museum Management and Curatorship
  • Art History and Fine Arts
  • History
  • Information Science (Specialize in Records Management)
  • Collections (Cultural & Natural) Management)
  • Conservation of the Built Environment
  • Conservation and Preventive Conservation
  • Archives and Records Management
  • Anthropology (including Forensic Anthropology)
  • Courses that contribute to the preservation and promotion of Indigenous Knowledge Systems and S.A.

The Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries provides coverage for the following itmes:

  • Study expenses: full coverage of total amount of study expenses
  • Prescribed study materials
  • Accommodation costs of up to R50 000 (where applicable)
  • Daily meals of up to R18 500 maximum (where applicable)

Note: please be kindly informed that funds are directly transferred to your respective institutions.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries must fulfill an eligibility criteria before proceeding with their registration. Each of these items below will determine whether you have what it takes to be qualified enough for the programme or not. To guarantee successful application, make sure you fulfill all of these items below. Failure to do so might cause disadvantageous consequences towards the overall result of your applications.

The Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Officially recognized as a legitimate citizen of South Africa
  • Displays impressive academic track records
  • Pursuing any one of the aforementioned study fields
  • Displays the need for immediate financial assistance.

Application Instructions
Apply via email: [email protected] (Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries 2021)

Interested candidates are required to send in their proposal to the email address provided above. Don’t forget to address it to Ms Reinette Stander, Deputy Director: International Conventions and Legislation, Department of Sports, Art and Culture. Alternatively, you can address to to Mr Maano Muhadi, Deputy Director: Heritage.

Make sure that your proposal clearly indicates why you deserve to be a part of this bursary programme. This will help you increase your chances of getting accepted by the selection committee.

By sending in your applications, you are hereby giving permission to have your personal information utilized by the selection committee for registration purposes.

Applications will be subjected to further evaluation and vetting procedures to verify the validity of candidates. Anyone found to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be disqualified from the programme.

Submissions must be made to the email address mentioned above. Applications sent through other methods, such as fax or hand delivery, will not be regarded by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries must be submitted before the closing date on 30 March 2021.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late applications. Anyone discovered to be making their submissions past the closing date will not be considered during registrations.

Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. This helps you give some time to evaluate the contents of your applications before submission. Please kindly register at your earliest convenience.

Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture reserves the rights to make an appointment or not during the recruitment process. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.



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21 thoughts on “Department of Sport, Arts, and Culture Bursaries 2021: Financial Assistance Available for 13 Different Study Fields

  1. Good day and hope you well.

    I Karabo , 20 years of age and i would be more than happy to be part of the program to improve the level of skills and knowledge i have . I hold a B matric certificate with 12+ months work experience. Opportunity would be highly appreciated.

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  2. Im interested in this bursary left school on a early age want to give my kids a better live want to give them wht I didn’t have

  3. Hi my name is Fatiema, i am 26 years of age and I’m a single mother. I’m looking for any Reception position available .I’m a well mannered female who is driven to achieve my goals. i am a fast learner who seeks new challenges and faces them head on. i love learning new things and know how to take instructions. I am a very big peoples person who has strong communication skills.

    contact me on 0679357531

    kind regards Fatiema

  4. Greetings
    My name is Phindile Mposula.I am very much interested in this post.I hope I will hear from you as soon as possible.

  5. I am interested ..in this vacancy and m looking forward to hearing from you. I will highly appreciate ur respond

  6. I am interested in this vacancy. I have all the necessary skills required,such as good communication skills,hard work and ability to keep time. I look forward to being accepted and promise to do all that is required of me

    1. Good afternoon
      My name is manyake , I’m looking for a job ,I have matric, certificate of Business and Office Administration,End Use computer literacy and I have Experience of filing. I’ability to work as team and under control. I’m also apply a bursary The Department of sports,Art and culture ,I like my culture.

    1. Hi I’m looking for job I have National certificate in information communication & technology(NQF4), computer Literacy and worldcup hospitality certificate. Also have 2years working experience in admin, You won’t regret to hire me because I am willing to learn also humble and hardworking contact 0730633337/0712585513 I’m available immediately

  7. Greetings.
    My name is Gift.I completed my matric in 2020.
    I am looking forward to studying Digital marketing for the year 2021 but ,I do not have sufficient funds to pay the institution to which I want to enroll for this course. I am applying for this bursary with the highest of hope’s that I will get the help I need to secure a better future for myself.

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