Netflix: Bursary/scholarship programme 2022

Netflix is committed to advancing and enhancing the support for Black representation in the Film and TV industry to the creative ecosystem of South Africa. To achieve this, Netflix is launching a new Scholarship Programme for aspirant postgraduate students within the Film, Television, or Audio-visual sectors. These full, one-year scholarships will pay for tuition, accommodation, study material, and a living allowance for the 2022 academic year.

Selection Criteria

Qualifications: Students studying a one-year post-graduate qualification related to filmmaking and/or television.
Minimum academic performance requirement (aggregate results): 60%

  • Black (as defined by the B-BBEE Codes of Conduct) students, i.e. Black, Coloured or Indian.

South African Citizens
Closing Date: 31 October 2021
Year of Study: 2022 Academic year
Netflix will only consider applications made to the following tertiary institutions:

  • AACA Film & Acting School
  • AFDA
  • Boston Media House
  • University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Durban University of Technology
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of the Witwatersrand
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Pretoria

Scholarship amount: Full cost scholarship (specific amount to be confirmed based on actual details of successful scholars). Netflix will consider a minimum of 60% female students.

Please note that no late or incomplete submissions will be considered.
To apply, complete this application form and attach supporting documents. You will be required to attach the following documents:-
If you are a current undergraduate student, a copy of your up-to-date academic record on your university letterhead/logo
If you have already completed your undergraduate degree, an official transcript copy of your results
Proof that you have applied to one/more of the eligible tertiary institutions.
Certified copy of your ID document
Copy of your National Senior Certificate (Matric) results
Applicants will undergo initial screening and vetting, and if successful they will be forwarded to the Selection Committee who will make the final decision for funding.



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