General Music Studies Bursaries

Chapman (Myra Chapman Educational Trust)

Applications: The Chairperson, Department of Music, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602
Closing date: 31 October of the previous year of study
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.

FAK Senior Music Bursary

Applications: Executive Officer, FAK, PO Box 2655, BROOKLYN SQUARE 0075
Closing date: 15 November
Value: R7 000

Franken (JLM Franken)

Who qualifies? A notably deserving full-time student in any specialised field of Music.
Applications: The Chairperson: Department of Music, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Closing date: 31 October of the previous year of study
Value: R3 000
Particulars: Estate of the late Mrs LEF Rosser

Hartman (Anton Hartman)

Who qualifies? Deserving undergraduate or postgraduate students in any field of music study
Applications: The Chairperson: Department of Music, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Closing date: 31 October of the previous year of study
Value: R2 500
Particulars: Two bursaries. 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.

Pretorius (Anna Pretorius)

Who qualifies? Bursaries for promising, needy students
Applications: www.mymaties.com
Particulars: Music, Speech and Drama

Quick (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.
Applications: The Chairperson, Department of Music, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Closing date: 30 September
Value: approximately R4 000 each
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.

Roos (Gideon Roos Bursary Fund)

Applications: www.mymaties.com
Particulars: (1) An Ester Mentz Bursary for study in music (especially singing) at Stellenbosch University. (2) A Gideon Roos Bursary for study in science, law or classical languages at Stellenbosch University.

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. Applications open 1 December (see website for closing date).

Stellenbosch Boere-Orkes

Who qualifies? One bursary for a deserving and needy student
Applications: www.mymaties.com

 “Vereniging van Volksang en Musiek”

Who qualifies? One bursary for a deserving and needy student
Applications: www.mymaties.com