General Music Studies Bursaries

Myra Chapman Educational Trust

Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 1 March
Particulars: Undergraduate scholarships may be awarded to the same candidate/s for a maximum tenure of three years; postgraduate scholarships may be awarded to the same candidate/s for a maximum tenure of two years. Renewal must be applied for annually. The awards are made in consultation with the Department of Music. Should no postgraduate candidates qualify, the total amount may be awarded to qualifying undergraduate students.

JLM Franken

Who qualifies? A notably deserving full-time student in any specialised field of Music.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 1 March
Particulars: Estate of the late Mrs LEF Rosser

Anton Hartman

Who qualifies? Deserving undergraduate or postgraduate students in any field of music study.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 1 March
Particulars: Where a bursary holder discontinues his studies as a result of poor achievement, all the bursary monies, together with interest at the prevailing interest rate, shall be repayable. Awards are made in conjunction with the University’s Department of Music and the Santam Trust.

Ester Mentz Bursary Fund

Anna Pretorius

Who qualifies? Bursaries for promising, needy students.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 1 March

Particulars: Music, Speech and Drama

Mabel Quick

Who qualifies?
• Prospective or registered full-time Music students.
• Competitors for the Singing scholarship must be not more than 23 years of age on 30 September of the year in which they participate.
• Previous winners are disallowed from participating again.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 30 September
Particulars: Two scholarships. One is for singing, the other for any musical instrument. The awards are made on the basis of competition. Applicants must perform a short programme in public in the presence of adjudicators. In the years immediately following, winners will be required to study as their major subject singing or the particular musical instrument in which they have won.

Mabel Quick Overseas Bursary Competition

Who qualifies? Registered 3rd, 4th year, postgraduate & alumni students.

Previous winners are disallowed from participating again.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Closing date: 30 September

Particulars: This competition takes place once every two years. Contact the Departmental Secretary, Karen Valentine for more information.

Gideon Roos Bursary Fund

Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za
Particulars: Bursaries for study in music (especially singing) at Stellenbosch University.

Closing date: 1 March

Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO)

Who qualifies? Exclusively for citizens of Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. Undergraduate Bursaries for General Music Study in Southern Africa. Only students who have been accepted for the first or second year of study in any general branch of either the Western art, jazz/“popular” or indigenous South African music genres.
Applications: www.samrofoundation.org.za. (See website for closing date and further information).

Stellenbosch Boere-Orkes

Who qualifies? One bursary for a deserving and needy student.
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za

Closing date: 1 March

“Vereniging van Volksang en Musiek”

Who qualifies? One bursary for a deserving and needy student
Application forms can be requested from Karen Valentine kmv@sun.ac.za

Closing date: 1 March