Feb 2012

DAC bursaries for heritage related studies: 2012

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DAC bursaries for heritage related studies: 2012

The Department of Arts and Culture invites applications for bursaries from students who wish to pursue studies in heritage related programmes. The bursary will finance certificates, diplomas, and degree courses at accredited further and higher education institutions.


  • South African citizenship
  • Academic potential / satisfactory academic performance (academic progress report if already at an institution)
  • Field of study (heritage related)
  • Financial circumstances
  • Acceptance letter or proof of registration at an institution of higher learning

Fields of study

  • Archaeology
  • Anthropology
  • Conservation and preservation
  • Collections management
  • Heritage resources management
  • Museum management and curatorship
  • Natural and / or cultural history collections
  • Courses that contribute to the preservation and promotion of SA Living Heritage

Value of the bursary

  • Registration and tuition fees payable directly to the institution of learning
  • Accommodation
  • Books

Required documents:

The following documents must accompany the application:

  • Certified copy of birth certificate or ID document
  • Certified copy of the salary statement or affidavit (if not working) of your parents/guardians
  • Certified copy of grade 12 certificate or statement of grade 12 results
  • If already studying – latest results / academic record
  • Acceptance letter or proof of registration at an institution of higher learning

Application forms can be obtained from the offices of the Department of Arts and Culture, 5TH Floor, 481 Kingsley Centre, Cnr. Beatrix & Church streets in Arcadia, Pretoria or online at www.dac.gov.za

Completed application forms together with certified copies of necessary documents should be sent to the:
The Director General
Department of Arts and Culture
Private Bag X897


Applications can also be hand delivered to:
The Director General
481 Kingsley Centre 5th Floor
Cnr. Beatrix & Church Streets

Enquiries regarding the bursary applications should be directed to Mr Mahunele Thotse at: Tel: 012 441 3470.

Please note: No applications by e-mail nor fax will be accepted.

The closing date for submission of applications is Friday 24, February 2012 at 16h30.

No late applications will be considered.

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