South African Cultural Observatory

Careers & Scholarships

SACO Scholarship

Scholarship applications are now closed. If you have not received any communication by 28 February 2017, please consider the application unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications received after the deadline via email will not be considered. The awarding of scholarships are at the discretion of the SACO Scholarship Panel.

DAC Bursary

The Department of Arts and Culture invites applications for bursaries from students who wish to pursue studies in heritage related programmes. The bursary will fund undergraduate studies only. The bursary is available for strictly outstanding academic performers.

For more information and application details click here Bursary Application Bursary Advertisement

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Upcoming Events

SACO2017 - South African Cultural Observatory 2nd National Conference

Date:24 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
Venue:The Forum Turbine Hall
Where:Port Elizabeth

Platteland Preview Arts Festival

Date:30 Jun 2017 - 02 Jul 2017
Venue:
Where:Smithfield
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