AFDA Postgraduate Honours Development Bursary

About AFDA

AFDA South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance was founded in 1994 by Garth Holmes, Bata Passchier and Deon Opperman. The school is a member of CILECT – an international organization that represents over 170 film and tv schools. AFDA is an award-winning film institution and is the number 1 tv and performance school on the continent. The institution has five fully equipped campuses in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Botswana. Some of the top film-makers and actors in South Africa today have studied and graduated from this institution.


AFDA Postgraduate Honours Development Bursaries

AFDA has an funding list of partnering bursary funders and providers to help registered students of the institution with financial academic support. This is subject to the availability and the funder’s current student qualification. The bursary covers part or full value of one-year full-time tuition fees for the course. Current AFDA third-year students, previous AFDA BA graduates and outside RPL (Recognised Prior Learning) candidates are encouraged to apply.


AFDA Postgraduate Honours Development Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • Academic excellence
  • Interest in degree/university electives and/or experience/learning in motion picture and similar field
  • Capacity for teaching, mentoring, administrative or marketing
  • Evidence of financial incapacity


How to Apply and Application Details

  1. Visit or and apply for the course on a specific campus. Check the AFDA bursary list for the bursary providers and apply for bursary of your choice.
  2. Check the requirements: as well as the key document: to complete the application process.


Closing Date

30 September every year


Contact Details

Address: 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park 2092 Johannesburg, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 11 482 8345

Cape Town
Address: 18 Lower Scott Road, Observatory 7925 Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 21 448 7600

Address: 2a Highdale Road, Glen Anil 4051 Durban, South Africa
Tel: +27 (0) 31 569 2252

Port Elizabeth
Address: Old Museum Building, 28 Bird Street Central 6006, Port Elizabeth
Tel: +27 (0) 41 582 1266

Address: Plot 188, Oodi, Botswana
Tel: +267 3102542

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