SAMRO Bursary South Africa 2018 – 2019

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) was founded in 1961 with the aim of protecting the intellectual property of musicians. They are an independently registered not-for-profit company who represents over 12 000 musicians in Southern Africa.

The SAMRO Foundation are involved in sponsorship and outreach programmes within the Arts field. They offers some of the biggest bursary and scholarship awards and for music students in the country, with over R1-million awarded to music students in bursaries within 2017.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Bursaries will be awarded to students currently studying towards a diploma or degree qualification, majoring in Music.

Bursaries will be awarded to the value of R11 000 per applicant, for the payment of tuition fees.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South Africa/ Swaziland/ Botswana/ Lesotho citizen
  • Registered and studying at a recognised South African University
  • Studying full-time (in second/ third/ fourth year/ honours/ masters degree) towards a Diploma or Degree majoring in music

*Please note that first year students at private higher education institutions will NOT be eligible to apply.
 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be done online at: http://www.samrofoundation.org.za/samro-musicBursaries.php by selecting the “Application Form” tab on the left side of the screen.
 

Please ensure that you have the following supporting documentation ready to upload to your online application:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Proof of University registration for 2018 (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Most recent tertiary exam results/ academic record/ transcript (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Two reference letters from your current university lecturers (please ensure that your references read the Reference Letter Guidelines)
  • Masters students must add: synopsis of your thesis (max 5 to 8 pages) and a reference letter from your supervisor

*NOTE: all communications and reference letters should be in English.
 

CLOSING DATE

30 March 2018.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO)
Tel: 011 712 8417 / 011 712 8444
Email: samrofoundation@samro.org.za

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