Please note that applications for this competition closed on Friday, 10 January 2020.

The winner will be announced between Monday, 20 January 2020 and Friday, 24 January 2020. 

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The Cape Argus and Cornerstone Institute are offering a bursary to study towards a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Media Studies to a hardworking and motivated individual who has a passion for media. The major in Media Studies is designed to help students  develop the analytical, critical and creative communication skills required to engage meaningfully with a wide range of media.


Terms and Conditions:

  • Completed Cornerstone study application form and financial aid form  (online)
  • Available to begin study in January 2020 (first semester) or July 2020 (second semester) via contact (on campus) mode
  • Bachelors matric pass
  • Completion of National Benchmark Test (NBT)
  • Motivation letter (300 – 500 words) 
  • T’s and C’s apply.

Applications open on Monday 2 December and close on 10 January 2020.

For more information, email