Certificate Scholarship - Open Window University for the Creative Arts


Open Window University offers several partial scholarships for any One-year Certificate programme or the first year of any degree programme. The scholarships entail discounts between 20% to 50% from total value of 4 200 USD for the top 10 applicants.

Who can enter?

Grade 12/ Level A learners
The scholarship is for full-time study for one year of study on the campus of Open Window University in Lusaka. Scholarships for the remaining two years for the degree programme will be awarded on merit.

How to enter:

• Complete the application form below.
• Upload a motivation of why you would like to study at OWU by either uploading a letter of 150 words maximum or by uploading a video clip of 30 seconds where you tell us why you would like to study at OWU.
• Upload 3 creative pieces – choose between drawing, painting, illustration, design, photography, video or animation.
• Artwork should be in either of the following formats:
o Video/animation: MP4 files
o Painting, drawing, photography and design: Images must be saved as JPGs between 500KB and 1.2 MB

Closing date:

30 October 2021.
Winners will be announced on 30 November 2021.

Terms and Conditions
Applicants must be citizens of a SADC country.
Applicants must have a Grade 12/A level certification before they are accepted in any programme at OWU.
The scholarship is for study in 2022 only and can’t be carried over to the next year.
The scholarship can’t be transferred to another person or school.
The scholarship can’t be exchanged for cash.
The scholarships are for study fees only and exclude accommodation, transport, equipment or any other costs involved in studying.
All the steps and documents required must be submitted on the website. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The judge’s decision is final and no correspondence will be allowed on the selection of the winner.
Employees or family members of Open Window University employees are not allowed to enter.

Contact Us
+26 076 388 5871


24 Cheetah Road, Kabulonga, Lusaka, Zambia

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