2021/2022 Film School Africa (FSA) Bursary Opened

Film School Africa (FSA) has opened its September 2021/2022 academic year bursary program and is inviting applicants to apply ASAP. All interested applicants should apply using the details below.

CLOSING DATE: 15 September 2021.

The qualifications offered at FSA include a theoretical base, with a great focus on practical outworking. The college offers studies in the following streams:

  • Preproduction Arts (Screenwriting, Casting, Production Design, Locations, Producing)
  • Production (Cinematography, Lighting, Sound recording)
  • Post-production (Editing, Sound Editing/Design)


In order to be considered for admission, applicants must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • You must intend on studying at FSA College in Somerset West (Cape Town)
  • You must be interested in pursuing studies in any of the above mentioned streams
  • You must be willing to live on campus for 2 to 3 years, until you have completed your studies
  • You must be willing to contribute in any way, based on your ability
  • You must be able to prove financial need
  • You must be Christian and be willing to work out your faith daily (including attending chapel services and devotions)


Candidates must follow these steps to apply:
1) Complete the FSA College Bursary Application Form

Answer these 3 essay questions (after giving them a lot of thought and attention):

  • Why should you be selected to receive the bursary?
  • Give details about a challenging time or experience and how you overcame it.
  • Give details about where you currently live, and details about your own and your parents/guardians financial situation.

Note: please ensure that you give as much information as possible as this will strongly influence your application. Questions should preferably be answered in a word document and emailed to: applications@filmschoolafrica.org

Attach clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application:

  • 3 months of your latest bank statements
  • 3 months of your parents/ guardians latest bank statements

2) Complete the Application for Film Studies

Candidates will receive an email with further instructions after they have completed the 2 steps above.