David Reunert Bursary

Terms & Conditions

  1. Applications are invited from music students intending to take up music professionally, either as teacher or performer.
  2. Candidates must be between 18 and 25 years of age.
  3. A candidate for the bursary may offer as principal subject singing or any performing or teaching or theoretical branch of music.
  4. The candidate must be in possession of a National Senior Certificate or its equivalent, a copy of which must be submitted with this application.
  5. Only students of current and paid-up members of the SASMT are allowed to enter.
  6. The candidate must be domiciled in the Republic of South Africa.
  7. Each entry must include:
    (i) the completed entry form
    (ii) a certified copy of the candidate’s identity document
    (iii) a full academic record
    (iv) recommendation letter by teacher or mentor
    (v) a short curriculum vitae
    (vi) a YouTube link to a recent unedited video recording
    (vii) a declaration by the teacher that the recording is of the candidate’s own performance
    (viii) a photo in electronic format about 500 px in height
  8. The video recording must consist of the unedited performance of a minimum of 3 contrasting works from at least 2 style periods with a total duration of 15–20 minutes. The name and instrument of the candidate must be indicated on the video. The quality of the recording could influence the result.
  9. Applications must reach the Executive Officer by 31 October 2024
  10. The winner must be prepared to give a performance at the next SASMT Annual General Meeting.

The South African Society of Music Teachers
For further enquiries contact Priscilla Crundwell
Cell 083 788 2649 or e-mail