Gauteng Film Commission (GFC): Bursaries 2021

Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme 2021.

Bursary Application Closing Date: 15 March 2021.

The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) invites qualified Undergraduates and Post-Graduate students  who are interested in a career in Film, Audio-Visual and/or Television to apply for bursaries.

The bursaries will be awarded to students studying in the following fields:

  • Motion Pictures
  • Project Management
  • Animation and/or Marketing
  • PR
  • Research or Public Administration and/or Administration students who are interested in a career in Film, Audio-Visual and/or Television.


  • South African Citizen with a valid South African ID
  • Candidate must be a registered Undergraduate or Postgraduate student at any Higher Learning Institution in South Africa.
  • Full Time and Part Time Students
  • Applicants must not have participated in previous SETA sponsorship programmes
  • Financial need/Disadvantaged individuals
  • The Bursary is only a Tuition Fund and if you are between the ages of 18 – 30

Required documents

  • Certificate South African ID copy (no longer than 3 Months).
  • Registration Confirmation letter or acceptance letter from Institution.
  • Annual academic fees breakdown from accepted institution
  • Motivational Letter
  • Certified copy of matric certificate or latest academic results
  • Proof of Resident (Sworn Affidavit or Municipality Letter).
  • Parents’ or guardian’s certified copy of identification document
  • Parents’ or guardian’s proof of income not older than 6 months (only certified will be accepted)
  • Sworn Affidavit if your parent(s)/guardian is unemployed or proof of social grant

How to apply

Apply online here…

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