NFVF Call for International Bursaries Applications

The National Film and Video Foundation would like to invite eligible applicants to apply for International Bursaries in Film and Television Post Graduate Studies. The NFVF’s bursary programme is aimed at building capacity by upskilling film & TV professionals for global competitiveness through its support of qualifying applicants for overseas studies which are not offered in South African tertiary institutions. The bursary will be awarded for the 2022 academic year and will be capped at R280 000 inclusive of tuition and living expenses.

The applicant must:

Apply six months before the course starts.

Be a South African citizen or permanent SA resident.

Have a good academic record

Demonstrate a need for financial assistance; and

Enrolled at an accredited overseas tertiary institution for full-time studies; post-graduate film/TV programme (course must  commence in January 2022)

Funding will only be granted to courses that are not available in South Africa

Live Performance or Acting courses do not qualify for this grant funding

Applications must be accompanied by a detailed motivation stating why the applicant must be awarded a bursary together with all the supporting documents as indicated in the online application form.

PLEASE NOTE: Failure to provide all requested information will lead to automatic disqualification of the application and no late applications will be considered. Should there be a change of contact details the onus is on the applicant to notify NFVF. For further information, please consult the NFVF Funding Policy available on:

Applicants need to register and complete the online application form using the following link:

Closing date for submissions:    31 August 2021 at 23H59

For any queries regarding applications please contact:  Thandekile Hlatshwayo, Applications Officer on th*********@nf**.za