National Film and Video Foundation Bursary South Africa

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National Film and Video Foundation Bursary South Africa

National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is pleased to announce NFVF Bursary. The Bursaries are awarded to qualifying applicants who are studying or intending to study towards any qualification in the film and television industry at any accredited South African tertiary institution.

The NFVF’s Bursary Program is aimed at stimulating and developing skills for applicants who want to enter the film & TV industry. The bursary is awarded as a non-repayable grant based on merit and/or financial need.

Who May Eligible:

To eligible, the candidates must be following all the eligibility criteria:

  • An applicant must:
    • be a South African citizen
    • have completed and passed matric
    • have a good academic record
    • demonstrate a need for financial assistance
    • registered or provisionally registered to study for a full-time undergraduate
  • Postgraduate diploma or degree in film/TV disciplines at an accredited South African tertiary institution

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To participate, the applicants must submit an online application form through the given link:

Submission Requirements:

  • A completed online application form
  • Letter of acceptance from the institution or a letter of acknowledgment of their application;
  • One page letter of motivation
  • Certified ID Copy
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate or latest academic results
  • Commitment letter for a bursary or loan from other sponsors/bank where applicable.
  • Certified copies of parents’ proof of income or other financial support if any i.e. 2 months bank statement, payslip, and proof of social grant or affidavit (Only certified copies will be accepted)
  • Annual academic fees breakdown from the institution
  • NB! All certified copies of documents requested must be certified within 3 months of the date of submission.


The bursary covers tuition fees only, 100% is paid for first years, and 80% from second year onward.

Application Deadline:

Deadline for applications is 31 August 2018, at 17 h00.

Original Website

For any queries related to this bursary program, contact the NFVF directly: The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) at

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