Music Education Bursaries

Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO)

Who qualifies? Exclusively for citizens of Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa and Swaziland. Undergraduate Bursaries for Music Education/Class Music Teaching Study in Southern Africa. For third- or fourth-year students with Music Education and/or Class Music Teaching as major subject. Available in both the Western art and jazz/“popular” music genres.
Applications: www.samrofoundation.org.za. Applications open 1 December (see website for closing date).

Stellenbosch University Women’s Association

Who qualifies?
• One of the bursaries is awarded to a deserving final-year student in the field of education. The award is based on academic results and other achievements of the preceding years of study. No applications.
• The other bursary is awarded to a deserving third-year student for musical performance (any instrument or singing). Applicants are required, towards the end of their second year of study, to perform a short programme in public in the presence of adjudicators.
Applications: The Chairperson, Department of Music, Private Bag X1, MATIELAND 7602
Closing date: 30 September
Value: R3 000 each
Particulars: From a donation made by the Stellenbosch University Women’s Association, two study bursaries are awarded annually to Music students.