Diploma SA

Friends of Design Distinguished Talent Scholarship

Do you have a passion for creative design in things like Game Design, Graphic design, Web design and Concept Art, then this might be the scholarship for you. Friends of Design is currently offering a 100% full tuition scholarship known as Distinguished Talent Scholarship. Applications for the 2019 session is now open to prospective candidates.

Friends of Design awards the scholarship to successful applicants. however, candidates will be assessed on their creative talent potentials. They must prove to the panelist why they should become beneficiaries.

About the Institution- Academy of Digital Arts

Located in the busy areas of Cape Town, South Africa, The Academy is regarded as a known figure in terms of design education. It is recognized and registered with the Department of Higher Education in South Africa. Founded in 2006, the school began accepting students in 2007. Till date, the institution keeps attracting scholars with similar passion from around the globe. The Campus is well lit with the traditional cape town lifestyle however yet still holds firm to International standards

Scholarship Summary

  • Course Level:    Diploma
  • Eligible Nationals:    Only those who are of South African origin and citizens
  • Host Institution :   Academy of Digital Arts
  • Location:   South Africa
  • Application deadline: November 30, 2018
  • Course start date: 2019

The Scholarship Value

Beneficiaries shall have a full 100% cover of tuition fees for the duration of the course

Level & Fields of Study Covered

The Award is designed to cover  a one-year certificate diploma in any of the underlisted courses

  1. Web Design & Motion Graphics
  2. Concept Art
  3. Graphic Design & Visual Communication
  4. Game Graphics & Multimedia Entertainment

Eligibility Criteria for the Distinguished Talent Scholarship

To be eligible to apply for the scholarships, prospective applicants must meet the following criteria:

It is very important that you must be ready to prove your creative skill has the right dynamics needed. Your passion and dedication level must also match what the institution is looking for. If you feel you are the right candidate, then you can benefit from this totally free scholarship program. Other eligibility requirements include the following

  • You must be a South African or have a South African ID or International passport
  • You should have a matric certificate (or its  international equivalent)
  • You must possess a mad creative skill and should have a portfolio that can convince the panel

How to Submit an Application

In other to apply successfully for the Distinguished Talent scholarship, here is a summary of the procedures

  • To be able to prove your abilities, you must have a grounded portfolio that can effectively showcase your talent. This should be a priority for you while applying for this scholarship
  • Ensure you package your portfolio well to also prove in your display that you are unique and creative.
  • Using “Distinguished Talent Scholarship Application” in the subject line, send an email toinfo@friendsofdesign.net. In your mail, request for the application form as well for your chosen courses.

For further details of the scholarship, visit their official Scholarship announcement page  to get the complete information on the program and application process



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