Apply- The Lockdown Collection (TLC) Bursary 2021-2022 for South African Students

Deadline: 31 July 2021.

Apply- The Lockdown Collection (TLC) Bursary 2021-2022 for South African Students

SA BURSARIES The Lockdown Collection (TLC) is inviting South Africa students to apply for a Visual Arts Bursary, for the 2022 academic year.

The TLC bursaries south africa is a partnership with Artist Proof Studio and the Visual Arts Network of South Africa (VANSA), and is made possible by William Kentridge, who donated a piece of his work to TLC as part of numerous editions to raise funds for bursaries of this nature. Also Apply for: TETA Unemployed Learner Bursary 2021 Application for Unemployed South Africans

TLC SA bursary will be awarded to the value of R12 000 per student.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen or a Foreign National currently studying in South Africa
  • You must be studying towards a Visual Arts qualification
  • You must be studying at a recognised institution (including universities, colleges or community arts programmes)
  • You must be in financial need


Applications must be done online at: TLC Bursary Application 2022
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document if a South African citizen or Passport if a Foreign National (clear copy)
  • Profile photo of applicant (head and shoulder only, clear, current, and professional)
  • Latest academic results (on institutes letterhead)
  • Proof of registration or acceptance from your tertiary institution, to study towards a Visual Arts qualification (on institutes letterhead)
  • 3 images of your best work
  • Proof of cost of fees from your institution (on institutes letterhead)
  • Banking details of your institution or your personal baking details
  • Reference letter from an educator at your institution, motivating your application and need for the bursary (this letter must include their contact details)
  • Proof of financial need: 3 months latest personal bank statements

Please note: all documents must be labelled with your name and a description of the document (e.g “Sipho L ID document”, “Sipho L Bank Statements”).


  • Completing the application form will NOT guarantee funding.
  • All applications must be done online – applications received via any other method will NOT be accepted.
  • Incorrect labelled files could result in disqualification.
  • All applications will be assessed by a panel of adjudicators.
  • Successful applicants will be notified by 16 August 2021


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact The Lockdown Collection directly:
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