We are proud to partner with the DJ Black Coffee Foundation and Bridges for Music to facilitate the funding of a disadvantaged Sound Production student annually. Preference will be given to a physically challenged candidate. The funding covers the full tuition for a student to study SAE's renowned one year full-time Higher Certificate in Sound Production qualification, at our bespoke new campus in Cape Town's renowned Woodstock Exchange.
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About the Black Coffee Scholarship
"It is such a blessing for me to have this collaboration with Bridges for Music, it started small with workshops and now we have a scholarship with SAE in our name, what's great about it is it's for someone with a disability, these are people that are often not taken seriously, they are part of our society and in most cases no one really gives them an opportunity or listens to what they have to say, for us to be involved in such a powerful program it makes us so happy”
The scholarship is open to any physically challenged South African citizens and all candidates must hold a Grade 12 certificate. The scholarship is only valid for the July 2016 study intake. Candidates will be responsible for all living and travel expenses should they come from outside of Cape Town.
In order to apply for the scholarship candidates must complete the application form, we will then send you a follow up e-mail detailing the next steps to complete your application.
(Applications for July 2016 Scholarships have closed. Check back soon for 2017 Scholarships)
Black Coffee is one of South Africa's greatest exports in the entertainment industry. 2005 saw the release of Black Coffee’s debut album ‘Black Coffee’ as well as the formation of Soulistic Music (PTY) Ltd, Black Coffee’s corporate structure.
2007 brought another powerful Black Coffee release “Have Another One” followed by a new phase of growth in 2008 with a string of new Soulistic Music signed releases from Culoe de Song, Tumelo and Zakes Bantwini all achieving gold and platinum sales. In 2009 Black Coffee dropped his third album ‘’Home Brewed’’, featuring Ringo Madlingozi, Zonke, Hugh Masekela, Zakes Bantwini and at the South African Music Awards 2010 he scooped two awards in the categories Best Urban Dance Album and Best Male Artist.
Highlights in 2011 included a nomination for the 2011 MTV Europe Africa, India and Middle East Category for the “Worldwide Act”, the launch of ‘Africa Rising’ and four new releases on the Soulistic Label.
The DJ Black Coffee Foundation contributes towards nation building and the rehabilitation of South Africa by continually raising funds through CD sales, donations from the private sector, donations from government institutions, as well as foreign investors.
The foundation is committed to helping and uplifting the destitute and disabled people of South Africa by analyzing their needs and providing for those needs in a sustainable manner that promotes education, independence and social integration.
Bridges for Music is an international non-profit organization supporting electronic music development in developing countries, leaving a positive impact in disadvantaged communities and helping to raise global awareness about local issues through music.