Organisation : SAMRO Foundation
Announcement : Music Bursaries for students at South African Universities
Applicable for : South African Universities Students
Music Bursaries :
** Each year the SAMRO Foundation invites applications for bursaries for music studies.
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The SAMRO Foundation accepts applications from :
** full-time students,
** registered at a South African University, in their
** 2nd, 3rd and 4th years, or honours, masters or doctoral degrees, who are
** Citizens of South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho or Swaziland, who are
** studying for a degree or diploma majoring in music.
Regrettably the SAMRO Foundation is not presently in a position to award bursaries to :
** students from private higher education institutions;
** university students in their 1st year of study;
** students in foundation or bridging programmes.
** Each bursary is worth R10 000.
** The Foundation will be putting out a call for applications for the 2017 academic year towards the end of November 2016.
The Application Form :
Before applicants start to fill in the form they should source following digital documents that will need to be uploaded before submitting the application :
** Copy of ID Document
** Proof of 2017 registration
** 2016 Examination results or most recent academic record (university transcript)
** 2 Letters of reference (not older than 3 months)
** For Masters and Doctoral applicants – a 5 to 8 page synopsis of your thesis or dissertation.
** We request that all communications including reference letters be provided in English
** Please only submit what has been requested. Additional material will be discarded.
Disqualification criteria: Applications will not be considered if :
** any section of the form is incomplete
** supporting documents are missing
** more than one proposal is submitted per student
** the application is submitted after the deadline of 31 March 2016
Terms and conditions :
** The decisions of the independent adjudication panel will be final, subject only to confirmation by SAMRO Foundation’s Board
** Awarded bursaries will be communicated to the relevant Heads of Department and paid directly to the relevant universities for the relevant year.
** Bursaries are restricted to the degrees/diplomas stated in the applications and may not be transferred to other degrees/diplomas
** Bursary awards are for payment of tuition fees only
** Bursaries may only be used in the academic year in which they are awarded
For further information, please email : anriette.chorn AT samro.org.za or naseema.yusuf AT samro.org.za
Contact Address :
SAMRO Place 20
De Korte Street