samro bursary 2024- 2025?

The SAMRO Bursary South Africa  Application for 2024/2025. Find below How to Apply for SAMRO Bursary 2024/2025.

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About the SAMRO: The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO) was founded in 1961 with the aim of protecting the intellectual property of musicians. They are an independently registered not-for-profit company that represents over 12 000 musicians in Southern Africa. They also manage the music education programmes and Corporate Social Investment (CSI) of the SAMRO Group. The SAMRO Foundation is involved in sponsorship and outreach programmes within the Arts field. They offer some of the biggest bursary and scholarship awards for music students in the country, with over R1-million awarded to music students in bursaries in 2024.

Details of SAMRO Bursary Application 2024/2025

Field of Study

  • Music

SAMRO Bursary Application Requirements 2024/2025

  • South African citizen/ Swaziland citizen/ Botswana citizen/ Lesotho citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Registered and studying at a recognised South African University
  • Studying full time (in second/ third/ fourth year/ honours/ masters degree) towards a Diploma or Degree majoring in music

Unfortunately, the following students are NOT eligible for the application for this bursary:

  • First-year University students
  • Doctoral students
  • Bridging programme/ Foundation programme students
  • Those studying at private tertiary institutes (Academy for Sound Engineering/ AFDA/ COPA/ City Varsity etc)
  • Those specialising in the study of Music Therapy or Musical Theatre

SAMRO Bursary Application Procedures 2024/2025

  • ID document (certified copy of)
  • Proof of University registration for 2018 (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Most recent tertiary exam results/ academic record/ transcript (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Two reference letters from your current university lecturers (please ensure that your references read the Reference Letter Guidelines)
  • Masters students must add: synopsis of your thesis (max 5 to 8 pages) and a reference letter from your supervisor

Closing Date: 29 March

Contact SAMRO for more details about the Bursary and also check your status.

Please contact SAMRO directly:

The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (SAMRO)

Tel: 011 712 8417 / 011 712 8444