DAC (Dept of Arts and Culture) Heritage Bursary 2013/2014

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10 Jun, 2013

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Bursaries in South Africa

DAC Bursaries – Department of Arts and Culture

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 (Marine, etc)
  • Archives and Record Management
  • Conservation of Built Environment
  • Collections (Cultural & Natural) Management
  • Heritage Resources Management
  • Museum Management and Curatorship
  • Courses that contribute to the preservation and promotion of SA Living Heritage


  • Study 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 June results /Grade 12 results
  • If already studying – latest results / academic record
  • Acceptance letter or proof of registration at an institution of higher learning

How to Apply

* Please note that their site seems to be down at the moment

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 21, June 2013 at 16h30.
No late applications will be considered.

Again: Download the Bursary Advert and Application Form.

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