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The Hollywood Foundation opens applications for Future is Bright with the Lighthouse Foundation


The Lighthouse Foundation R1 million has been allocated to qualifying applicants who meet the bursary application requirements.

The purpose of this year’s bursary programme is to attract, retain and develop potential students. In addition, the programme will facilitate development and enhance growth in individuals, maintaining and sustaining the industry. In an effort to promote skills development and in line with Education and Training, the bursaries will range from 1st year to 4th year (Higher Certificate, Diploma or Degree), as well as Postgraduate studies.

“It is such an honour to partner with the Hollywood Foundation for the Future is Bright campaign this year. It is such a privilege to have an opportunity to assist the youth in our country and move them closer towards attaining their academic goals. This year, we hope to assist and support more students and give them the assurance that they can become professionals and soar to greater heights in the workplace,”
Nomzamo Mbatha Lighthouse Foundation
Nomzamo Mbatha
Lighthouse Foundation
“The Hollywood Foundation is excited to partner with the Lighthouse Foundation for the Future is Bright bursary programme. Through this programme, we want to invest in the youth and provide a sustainable impact in the lives of those who want to fulfil their dreams through education,”
Vuyisile Ngobese
Public Relations Officer for the Hollywood Foundation

The Hollywood Foundation is excited to announce the opening of applications for the 2023 Future is Bright bursary programme.

The campaign aims to offer South African youth an opportunity to fund their tertiary studies and fulfill their career goals and dreams.

In line with Education and Training, the Hollywood Foundation aims to encourage students across the country and bridge the gap between high school and tertiary education by ensuring that they are equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to enter the workforce.

Please note:

The bursary will cover studies in the following fields and will include full/partial funding, depending on academic results and field of study:

  • Computer Science
  • Supply chain and Logistics
  • Business Management
  • Finance / Accounting
  • LLB / Legal
  • Human Resources
  • Digital Marketing / Marketing
  • Graphic Design
  • Media and Communications

In order to qualify, the following criteria must be met:

  • Latest results > average of 65% for grade 11 or 12 and 65% minimum per subject required for entry into degree
  • Latest results > 60% if tertiary/higher institution
  • South African Citizen (externals only)
  • Duration of course: 12 months and longer
  • Type of qualifications: National Certificates, Diplomas, Degrees and Post-Graduate studies (Institution to be registered with the DHET)

Please note that selected applicants will be required to go through the full selection process which includes assessments and interviews.

This Bursary application is for funding for the 2024 academic year only. Subsequent funding for additional academic years will need to be applied and approved when the Bursary applications open for those academic years.

The bursary applications are open from 4th May to 30 June 2023 – T’s And C’s Apply.

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