NFVF Calls for Film and TV Students to apply for its National Bursary Scheme

In order to stimulate and advance skills development, meet the current needs of industry, and to ensure the industry's future growth and competitiveness, the NFVF provides funding to students in financial need to pursue film and television related studies at all accredited tertiary institutions in South Africa.

The NFVF has been awarding on average, sixty bursaries per annum to qualifying students who are academic achievers and passionate about the film and television industry yet lack adequate financial resources to further their university studies.

Criteria for Application:

The Student Must:

Have already been selected at an institution that offers formal qualifications such as a diploma or degree
Be able to demonstrate financial need
Possess a good academic record, the latest academic reports are required
Motivate in detail why they qualify to receive a bursary
Submit a correctly completed application form and attach all required documents as per the application form
Be a South African citizen, or have permanent residency or have refugee status

If you meet the above criteria, you may apply by completing a national bursary application form by following the link

The application form provides a guide on all the required documentation to submit with your application form.

Important Notice:

One (1) copy of the entire application must be delivered at the NFVF offices or posted
Incomplete applications will be disqualified
The NFVF does not fund Live Performance or Acting studies
Only certified documents will be accepted
Applications received after the deadline will be disqualified
Faxed or emailed applications will be disqualified
Deadline for applications: 31 July 2015, 13:00.

For queries, please email Lebohang Khunou at


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