the creative arts, is proud to announce that scholarship applications
are now open for prospective Undergraduate and Postgraduate students
from sub-Sahara Africa who wishes to pursue a career in Film, Television
or Live Performance.
1. Applicant must be a citizen and currently reside in one the following target group countries:
- * Kenya
- * Tanzania
- * Cote D’Ivoire
- * Nigeria
- 2. Candidates must meet the minimum requirements and have been accepted to AFDA for the 2017 academic year.
3. Discipline excellence: In order to be eligible for RPL or
postgraduate studies, consideration will be given to previous tertiary/
post – school education and discipline relevant experience.
Undergraduate applicants will be assessed on final school year results
and any further discipline or industry relevant experience to motivate
4. Commitment & leadership potential: Candidates must demonstrate
leadership skills and future commitment as ambassador to AFDA.
1. Apply online for one of the following degrees:
- * Bachelor of Arts in Motion Picture Medium (Undergraduate, RPL and Honours)
- * Bachelor of Arts in Live Performance (Undergraduate, RPL and Honours) Link – www.afda.co.za/apply
2. Submit the following:
- * Copy of AFDA Provisional Acceptance letter
- * 2 Page Motivation Letter (no longer than 2 pages in A 4 Font Arial 10 or 12)
Elaborate on the following: What makes/has made you a good
Leader? (where have you utilized leadership skills); What makes/has made
you a good Ambassador? (where have you been a representative/speaker
for a brand/ organization/ campaign at school or otherwise); What
makes/has made you a good Mentor? (a mentor to fellow learners at your
school or members in your community)
Provide a separate document regarding your need for tuition support.
The value of the AFDA scholarship is part or full value of 1
year or 3 consecutive years of the course’s tuition fees only from
January 2017 – December 2019.
All other expenses and incidentals like travel, visa processing, accommodation, living costs etc. are not included.
The tenure of the AFDA scholarships is for one year or the full
duration of the programme contingent on satisfactory academic
Friday 30 September 2016
Delivery method must be either via email ([email protected]) or courier delivery for attention:
AFDA (Cape Town Campus), 18 Lower Scott Rd, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
There is no application fee.
Applicants will be reviewed and short-listed. Applicants will be invited
for a telephonic or online interview. Applicants who are awarded the
scholarship will sign an Acceptance of Scholarship letter as well as a
Spirit of Agreement. Awards remain at the discretion of AFDA ABE.
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