Sound Engineering Bursaries in South Africa 2023

Bursaries for Sound Engineering in South Africa 2023: Are you looking for Sound Engineering bursaries in South Africa 2023? In this article, I will provide you with details on the various available bursaries for Sound Engineering students in South Africa 2023, how to submit your application online and other related information.

Application is currently open for Sound Engineering bursaries in South Africa 2023. The Engineering sector has many sub-sectors, each of them vitally important to the functioning of various systems and industries (such as factories, motor vehicles, pharmaceuticals etc). Below we have compiled a brief description of each of the Engineering sub-sectors, the type of skills required and job descriptions, as well as the salaries relating to each of these sectors, so that you have a better idea of which branch of engineering you will be best suited to.

In order to enter into the Engineering field of study at any major tertiary institute in the country, you will need to possess the following skills or meet the following criteria (as a minimum):

  • Have a strong academic record
  • Have passed Mathematics (not Mathematical Literacy) in Matric
  • Have passed Science in Matric

We bring you bursaries from big well-known organisations, such as Afrox, de Beer, Eskom, Engen, Sappi, Group Five, Sasol, SARS, FNB, Standard Bank and various departments of government.

Sound Engineering Bursaries in South Africa 2023

A Sound or Audio Engineer plays a very important role in the production, film, marketing, music, and advertising industries. They are responsible for working with the technical aspects of sound during mixing, recording, and production. They provide assistance to musicians and record producers to ensure that their work reaches the post-professional and highest quality sound. Sound Engineers mix, manipulate, and reproduce the equalization and electronic effects of sound. They are not just limited to working in studios, but also work at live events, controlling microphones, outputs, and sound levels and using their key knowledge of acoustics to ensure the best quality sound

Some of the sub-disciplines of Sound Engineering are Mix Engineering, Studio Engineering, Game and Audio Design Engineering Mastering Engineering, Assistant Engineering Recording Engineering, Live Sound Engineering, Systems Engineering, Monitor Engineering, and Audio Post Engineering.

To become a Sound Engineer you will need to have English and Mathematics as high school subjects. Recommended additional subjects in school are Computer Applications Technology (CAT), Drama, and Information Technology (IT.) The minimum requirement to become a Sound Engineer is an NSC/ National Vocational certificate with an admission/ exemption to a Bachelor’s degree/ equivalent. Some universities may also require you to have an APS (Admission Point Score) for entry into their programs.

If you are looking for bursaries for Sound Engineering in South Africa, here are some options for you:

  • Absa Fellowship/ Scholarship Programme
  • Bushbuckridge Local Municipality Bursary
  • Cape Winelands District Municipality Mayoral Bursary