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Saturday, October 21, 2017


Deadline: November 10, 2017

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) invites applications for bursaries for the 2018 academic year. The prospective student must have already applied to study a postgraduate degree in any arts discipline. However, preference will be given to those wishing to study Arts Journalism or Arts Administration.

Students who wish to be considered for a postgraduate bursary for the 2018 academic year are encouraged to apply as soon as possible; entries CLOSE on November 10, 2017.

As part of the Development Programme, which is supported by Nedbank through the Nedbank Arts Affinity Programme, The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) will be giving out bursaries to the total of R300,000. “We are very excited with this addition to our flagship programme. With Nedbank’s commitment to the Arts we are able to invest more in our community,“ says ACT’s CEO Marcus Desando.

“Supporting further education of artists is an important part of the development of the arts industry” says Gerry Raftopoulos, Marketing Manager for the Nedbank Arts Affinity Programme. He added that “Nedbank is committed to assisting students along their journey as they strive to become experts in their craft”.

This exciting opportunity is intended to assist young, motivated individuals to take their careers to the next level.

To apply visit