Arts and Culture Bursaries 2018 Application Forms

Department of Arts and Culture Bursaries

Department of Arts and Culture is offering you the chance to apply for their Heritage Bursary. Application document is below.


South African citizenship
Financially needy
NB: 2017 Proof of registration at an institution of higher learning
Fields of study

Archaeology (marine, etc.)
Archives and records management
Conservation of the built environment
Conservation and preventive conservation
Collections (cultural & natural) management
Heritage resources management
Museum management and curatorship
Indigenous Knowledge Systems.
Information Science

Bursary Amount

Maximum up to R 70 000.
NB: Funds are payable directly to the higher institution of learning
The following documents must accompany the application:

Certified copy of ID document
Certified copy of the salary statement or affidavit (if not working) of your parents/guardians
Certified copy of grade 12 results
If you were already studying at university in 2016 – latest results / academic record
Application forms can be obtained from the offices of the Department of Arts and Culture, 5TH Floor, 481 Kingsley Centre, Cnr. Stanza Bopape & Steve Biko Streets, Arcadia, Pretoria or online at

Completed application forms together with certified copies of necessary documents should be sent to the:

Heritage Bursaries
Department of Arts and Culture
Private Bag X897

Applications can also be hand delivered to:

Heritage Bursaries,

481 Kingsley Centre 5th Floor
Cnr. Stanza Bopape & Steve Biko Street
Enquiries regarding the bursary applications should be / 012 441 3476

The closing date for submission of applications is 24, February 2017 at 16H30.

Please note: should you not receive a response from the Department within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

No late applications will be accepted.

How To Apply?

Apply online here.

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