The Jan Royce Foundation is a Non-Profit, Charitable Trust, established to nurture young visual artists and musicians in South Africa. The Foundation’s fundamental belief is that in supporting and encouraging local talent, and in developing the Arts in a community, we create a society with character and soul.

The Jan Royce Foundation provides two bursaries annually; one in music and one in visual art. The recipient is chosen by a panel of experts in the corresponding Institution. The Foundation is also supportive of individual Arts projects, contact us for further information.

Beneficiaries

Gabriele Jacobs

Gabriele Jacobs; recipient of the 2018 Jan Royce Foundation prize for best 3rd Year Sculptor at Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa.

suné smit

Suné Smit; recipient of the Jan Royce Foundation prize for best 3rd Year Sculptor at Michaelis School of Fine Art, 2017.

conrad asman

Congratulations to Conrad Asman, who is the winner of the SACM/Jan Royce Foundation Orchestral Composition Competition 2017.

delosches witbooi

Delighted to be able to donate a Clarinet to the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra and Wind Ensemble Instrument Bank. The Clarinet has been allocated to Delosches Witbooi, a student of the Cape Philharmonic Music Academy.

cape philarmonic youth orchestra

A new Cello which was donated by the Jan Royce Foundation to the Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra 2016.

catherine paterson

Catherine Paterson, the first recipient of the Jan Royce Foundation prize for the best 3rd-year sculptor at Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town. Catherine received the Award at the Opening of the Graduation Exhibition at Michaelis School, February 2017.

johannes visser

Johannes Visser; the inaugural recipient of the Jan Royce Foundation Prize for Symphonic Composition, at the South African College of Music, University of Cape Town.  Johannes was awarded the prize at a concert by the UCT Orchestra in June 2017. Johannes has recently been accepted to study a Master’s degree in Music Composition at the Louisville School of Music in Kentucky.