AFDA is registered as the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and is a private higher education institution which offers higher certificate and degree programmes.
The AFDA Postgraduate Honours Development Bursary is intended to support these students by paying for the tuition fees of the course for one full year of study. AFDA is looking to support students who wish to study towards a Postgraduate BA Honours qualification in Motion Picture.
Requirements and eligibility
The minimum entry criteria for bursary qualification is as follows:
South African citizen
Wish to study towards a Postgraduate BA Honours qualification in Motion Picture
Will study part-time or full-time
Current third year AFDA student/ previous AFDA BA graduates/ outside RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) students
Excellent academic results
Proven financial need
How to apply
Applicants are to download and complete online forms found under the title “Postgraduate Bachelor of Arts” at this link.
The following documents must assist online application when submitting:
South African ID (certified copy)
Latest academic results/ certificates of tertiary qualifications
CV (maximum of 2 pages)
Motivational Letter (maximum of 1 page) about why you deserve the bursary award
Letter referring briefly to applicant financial status and need for financial support with tertiary students (this can be included in your motivational letter or can be separate)
All applicant forms and supporting documents are to be submitted via email or hand delivered to an AFDA Student Affairs office. *Please note various contact details may be found at the bottom of the "apply" page.