The Department of Sports, Arts & Culture is inviting students to apply for bursaries. The bursaries will be awarded to qualifying students who want to pursue their studies in heritage related programmes. 

Fields of study:

  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Archives and records management
  • Conservation of the built environment
  • Conservation and preventive conservation
  • Collections (cultural & natural) management
  • Heritage resources management 
  • History
  • Information Science (specialise in records management)
  • Museum management and curatorship
  • Art History and Fine Arts
  • Courses that contribute to the preservation and promotion of indigenous Knowledge Systems and S.A. Living Heritage

Closing date: 30 March 2021

Candidate Requirements: 

  • South African citizen
  • Outstanding academic record
  • Heritage related field of study
  • Financial need

The bursar will cover:

  • Tuition fees
  • Books
  • Accommodation - R50 000 maximum amount
  • Meals - R18 500 
  • Funds will be paid directly to the institution.

How to Apply: 
Submit your proposal to Ms Reineitte Stander, Deputy Director: International Conventions and Legislation at Department of Arts and Culture. Email:

03/30/2021 - 00:00
Tue, 03/23/2021 - 06:01

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