NFVF Bursary 2023: Preference Offered to Previously Disadvantaged Individuals

About the NFVF
The National Film and Video Foundation, or simply referred to as the NVFV, is a creative agency that’s formed under the Department of Arts and Culture. Striving to create a significant growth towards the film and video industry in South Africa. The agency strives to produce a high amount of funding to increase accessibility towards South African films and get more young folks to be involved in the industry. Whether people want to learn how to produce movies, and wish to market them, the NFVF is a vessel for anybody looking to create value for films within the public and their stakeholders.

About the NFVF Bursary 2023
NFVF is giving out financial assistance to South African students who show academic potential and talent and want to pursue the film/TV industry career. The NFVF Bursary is a wonderful opportunity that allows young individuals to pursue their education but need the monetary support to push through their studies. The bursary programme is currently available for students who are attaining their qualification at a National Institution or International Tertiary Institution that offers film courses.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates interested in the NFVF Bursary must meet certain qualifying requirements before submitting their applications. Each of the criteria listed below will decide whether you are eligible for this bursary. Candidates should fulfill all of the following criteria to ensure a successful application. Failure to do so will have a negative impact on the overall outcome of your applications. Make a note of these things for future reference.

The following are the NFVF Bursary Eligibility Criteria:
1. Basic Requirements

  • Officially recognised as a citizen of South Africa
  • Has finished and successfully passed their Grade 12/Matric qualification
  • Displays an impressive academic track record
  • Shows an immediate need for financial aid
  • Has been enrolled or registered for a full-time undergraduate/postgraduate/diploma/degree study
  • Pursuing an education in the field of film/TV disciplines
  • Send in a one-page motivational letter explaining why they deserve the bursary programme
  • Preference will be offered to candidates recognised as Previously Disadvantaged Individuals.

2. Selection Assessment

  • Shows a financial need with a gross household income (combined) less than R600 000 for parents or guardians (applicable for minor candidates)
  • Has a stunning academic qualification
  • Obtained an average aggregate score of 50% or higher in their previous academic year
  • Matric candidates that don’t have their final results year will be vetted based on their Grade 11
  • Final results slip/Matric June results slips.

Application Instructions
Apply online: NFVF Bursary 2023.

Candidates must register for an account on the link above. This account will be used to process your bursary application. Make sure you keep your account secure at all times so you don’t run into the possibility of your account getting hacked.

Please be kindly informed that the information you share on your account will be seen by the selection committee. Members of the committee will assess your potential based on the personal details you provide. Therefore, make sure you do not put in any inaccurate or false information about yourself.

Only applications processed through the link above will be processed. Submissions done through fax or email will not be acknowledged by the selection committee.

Closing Date
Applications for the NFVF Bursary 2023 must be submitted before the closing date on 31 August 2022.

The selection committee has a strict no-tolerance policy for late applicants. Submissions received after the deadline will not be recognized during the registration period.

Candidates should submit their applications as soon as feasible. This will give you enough time to fully assess the contents of your applications. Please prepare your applications as soon as possible.

During the recruiting process, NFVF maintains the right to make or not make an appointment. The selecting committee’s choices are final.


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  2. My name is Gugulethu Carina Malinga I am unemployed and have matric, I need the job because I have a family and to take care of

  3. To whom it may concern

    Below is my Resume briefly explaining my working experience and qualifications.

    Thank you

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      I am Nancy Maphanga and interested in this post because I have matric and I am unemployed and in need of a job to take of my personal needs and family.

      Thank you.

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  5. My name is Mogau confidence Masete I would like to be part of this project as I passed grade 12 I’m a hard worker …I stay at VERENEEGING Stanley Street 74

    1. Hello iam Zinhle I am interested and am a dedicated person, I have good personal traits. I am have many abilities and a very open human I can interact. I can manage to work on a team. I can also be independent work. I have skills that I have attended. I am dropout studentfrom Unisa.

  6. Hello, I would like to be part of this initiative, I have also been applying for other vacancies but with no luck. I believe that I will fit perfectly for this vacancy as I meet the minimum requirements.

  7. Im interested in this because I have a national diploma in ecd..Nd also have a higher certificate in matric

    1. My Name is Emmanuel Baloyi
      Iam over 35 years old
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  8. Hi my name is phenyo christopher Gaanamong ,i recedently finshed my matric and im a part time student im a good lisner,good communicatior,able to work under pressure and also able to work as a team and able to work an over time.

  9. Hi my name is phenyo christopher Gaanamong ,i recedently finshed my matric and im a part time student im a good lisner,good communicatior,able to work under pressure and also able to work as a team and able to work an over time.

  10. Hello I am Zinhle Mthiya I am a very dedicated person and I love working with people, I love knowledge and sharing ideas. I love to groom people they will always have positive thinker. I am in interest on this program.

  11. I’m interested in this job because I really enjoy working with children and adults and I’m very organised

  12. I have written my matric examination at the military and currently awaiting my results.

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    1. I’m a 20 year old male from Johannesburg, Alexandra. I have all Requirements and I would like to be student coz i love getting education becouse life never stop teaching. My number is –

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