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ACT/DALRO/Nedbank Scholarships in Arts for Undergraduate South African Students 2018

The Arts and Culture Trust (ACT), the Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (DALRO) and Nedbank are proud to announce the opening of applications for the 2018 ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships Programme. 

Application Deadline: 31st May 2018.

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To Be Taken At (Country): South Africa

About the Award: Funded by Nedbank and the Dramatic Arts and Literary Rights Organisation (DALRO) and supported by The Market Theatre, the ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships Programme strives to nurture young talent and provide tertiary education opportunities to young people who have their sights set on pursuing performing arts training in 2019.

The scholarship will be offered to young people who intend to study towards a performing arts degree in singing, musical theatre, dance and acting in 2019.

Type: Undergraduate

Eligibility: To be eligible for the ACT | DALRO | Nedbank Scholarships:

  • Scholarship applications are open to young people intending on studying towards a performing arts degree in 2019.
  • Applicants may audition in the categories of singing, dance, acting and musical theatre and are open to learners currently in grade 12 and individuals under the age of 30 who have successfully completed grade 12 and are not currently registered for study towards an undergraduate degree.

Selection: Country-wide auditions will be held from 26 June – 10 July, 2018. Three finalists in each category of dance, singing, acting and musical theatre will be selected to travel to Johannesburg for a week of intensive training and rehearsal. The week culminates in a final showcase that will be held at the historic Market Theatre, in front of friends, family and an independent panel of judges.

The panel, made up of industry professionals, will award the scholarship based on the evening’s performance as well as interviews conducted earlier in the day.

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Successful candidates will be funded through their undergraduate education.

How to Apply: Interested individuals can register here.

Visit the Programme Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Arts and Culture Trust (ACT), the Dramatic, Artistic and Literary Rights Organisation (DALRO) and Nedbank

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