Netflix Postgraduate Scholarship 2022 For South Africans
Netflix Postgraduate Scholarship 2022 for South Africa. Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service, with over 209 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries, and feature films across a wide range of genres and languages. Members can watch whatever they want, anytime, anywhere, on any screen connected to the Internet. Members can play, pause, and resume watching, all without ads or obligations.
In early 2021, Netflix announced its commitment to support black representation in the film and television industry for the South African creative ecosystem. Specifically, the company has committed to fund full postgraduate scholarships at institutions of higher education in South Africa to support formal qualification and training for aspiring black creators in film and television disciplines.
Netflix has partnered with Social Investment Fund Management and consultancy firm Tshikululu Social Investments as implementing partner/fund manager, with responsibility for the successful implementation of the project.
Netflix Graduate Scholarship 2022
The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance through full scholarships at partner tertiary institutions in South Africa, as described below, to support formal qualification and training for aspiring black creators in film and television disciplines.
Who should apply:
Postgraduate students who are pursuing a one-year postgraduate degree in film, television and/or audiovisual qualifications at one of the institutions listed below.
Black students, as defined by the B-BBEE Code of Conduct (Black, Colored or Indian).
Only South African nationals will be considered.
Undergraduate students must have a minimum academic GPA of 60%, between 2019 and 2021.
Self-funded students (students with other scholarships or NSFAS funding will not qualify).
Partner higher education institutions:
University of Cape Town
University of the Witwatersrand
University of Johannesburg
University of Pretoria
Durban University of Technology
Chuan University of Technology
Boston Media House
AACA School of Film and Acting
Application deadline: October 31, 2021