The AKA Scholarship with the SAE Institute and Bridges for Music is a collaboration that covers the full year tuition for SAE’s full-time Higher Certificate in Sound Production at their Cape Town campus.

“It’s a great honour for me to be able to offer a young aspiring musician/producer/engineer an opportunity to equip themselves with the skills needed to begin a career in the industry. I myself studied to be a sound engineer and I still use the same skills I acquired all those years back.”

Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, better known as rap-star AKA, was born on 28 January 1988 and has since gone on to become arguably the biggest musician in South Africa. Whether you love him or hate him, we thought we are touched by his responsibility to share his fortune with the multitudes of African students.


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