The advertisements for the 2021 bursary closes on 20 November 2020. No late applications will be considered. The bursaries' opportunities are advertised through the national newspapers, this website and social media platforms of the department. The departmental recruitment and selection processes apply.
Consideration will be given to previously disadvantaged and people with disability who are South African citizens and have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate study or those who are currently registered for postgraduate studies. However, strongly motivated applications from first-year students within the above mentioned fields of study will also be considered. The maximum amount of the bursary is R40 000.00
This advert only applies to individuals that are registered as fulltime students with the institution of higher learning and not employed. Please indicate clearly on the application form the reference number and the study field. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Correspondence will be limited to successful applicants only. If you have not been contacted by end of January 2021, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Successful applicants will be expected to sign a bursary contract. No faxed or emailed and applications will be accepted.
The bursary application form is obtainable from www.environment.gov.za or Pretoria: Environment House, 473 Steve Biko Street, Cnr Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road, Arcadia, Pretoria or Cape Town: 63 Strand Street, 13th Floor Nedbank Building, Cape Town.
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) programme seeks to achieve the following objectives:
- Enhance youth development
- Develop a culture of high quality lifelong learning within Department of Environmental Affairs
Consideration is given to previously disadvantaged and people with disability who are South African citizens and have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate study or those who are currently registered for postgraduate studies. However, strongly motivated applications from first-year students within the above mentioned fields of study do get considered.
Memebers of the public wishing to apply for the departmental bursaries intake are advised to apply only when a call for applications, with relevant deadlines, has been advertised. During such time, all applications should be accompanied by the following documents:
- Motivation as to why the bursary should be awarded to you.
- Certified copies of qualifications and recent academic records
- Certified copies of Identity Document (Applicant and the both parents or guardian)
- Acceptance letter from first year students
- Proof of registration (if already enrolled with the institution of higher learning)
- Proof of parents or guardian’s income
- Must be a South African citizen
- Proof if parents are deceased
- Affidavit if parents are not working
The department offers bursaries in the following fields of study
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