2022 Netflix Graduate Scholarship Program for South Africa

Netflix is ​​the world’s leading entertainment streaming service, with more than 209 million paid memberships in more than 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films in a wide variety of genres and languages.  Members can view anything they want, anytime, anywhere, on any screen connected to the Internet.  Members can play, pause, and resume viewing, all without commercials or commitments.

In early 2021, Netflix announced its commitment to supporting black representation in the film and television industry for the creative ecosystem in South Africa.  Specifically, the company has committed to funding full postgraduate scholarships to higher education institutions in South Africa to support the formal qualification and training of aspiring black creatives in the disciplines of film and television.

Netflix has partnered with social investment fund management and advisory firm Tshikululu Social Investments as implementing partner/fund manager, with responsibility for successfully executing the project.

Netflix Graduate Scholarship Program, Scholarships Overview:

The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance through full scholarships at partner higher education institutions in South Africa, as listed below, to support the formal qualification and training of aspiring black creatives in the disciplines of film and television.

Who should apply:

Postgraduate students pursuing one-year postgraduate studies in film, television and/or audiovisual-related degrees 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 citizens will be considered.

Undergraduate academic average of 60% minimum, must have studied between the years 2019 and 2021.

Self-funded students (students who have other scholarships or NSFAS funds 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

Tshwane University of Technology

AFDA

Boston Media House

AACA School of Film and Acting

CityVarsity

Application Deadline: October 31, 2021

Apply here 

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