Bursaries

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Status of availability
 
Purpose and objectives 
 
Procedure and information to apply
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Bursaries intake availability status

 

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.

Full-time Bursary 2021
Bursary Application Form 2021

 

Purpose

 

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

Note

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.

 

Objectives

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

 

Procedures and information to apply
 

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

Fields of study
Biodiversity and Conservation (Ref: B&C/01/2021)
  • National Diploma: Nature Conservation
  • BA Environmental Management / Science
  • ND: Ecotourism and game range management
  • BA Environmental Economics
  • BSc Zoology and Botany
  • BSc Environmental Management (Majoring in Environmental law)
  • BSc Geology

Fisheries (Ref: FI/01/2021) 

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.)
  • B.Sc./Hons/M.Tech./M.Sc./D.Tech/Ph.D: Marine Biology
  • B.Sc./ Hons./ M.Tech./ M.Sc./ D.Tech/ Ph.D: Oceanography and Marine Biology
  • B.Sc./ Hons. / M.Tech./ M.Sc./ D.Tech./ Ph.D: Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture
  • ND/ B.Sc./ Hons./ M.Tech/ M.Sc./ D.Tech/ Ph.D.: Marine Science

Forestry (Ref: FO/01/2021) 

  • National Diploma/ BTech/ MTech Forestry
  • BSc Forestry/ Bachelor of Forestry Management
  • BHons Forestry
  • Msc Forestry

Climate Change and Air Quality and Sustainbaility Development (Ref: CCAS/01/2021)

  • BSc/ND Environmental Science
  • BSc/ND Environmental Management
  • ND/B Degree Earth Science
  • ND/B Degree Natural Science
  • ND/B Degree Conservation
  • BSc Chemistry
  • ND/B Degree Hydrology

Environmental Programmes (Ref: EP/01/2021)

  • B SC/Hons/Masters Environmental Science/Environmental Law/Environmental Economics/ Water Resource
  • Hons Economics
  • BSc Biological Science
  • B Degree/Hons/Masters: Social Science
  • Bsc Environmental Science majoring Biological Resources

Oceans and Coast (Ref: OC/01/2021)

  • ND/B Tech/BSc Hons/MSc/PhD: Marine Science
  • BSc/Hons/MA Environmental Economics
  • BTech/MTech/Hons/ M Sc/Oceanography
  • BSc Environmental Science/Management
  • BTech/MTech/Hons/MA Environmental Economics
  • B Degree Coastal Management
  • B Degree Environmental Law
  • B Degree Social Development Studies
  • ND/BEng/BTech/Hons/Electronics/Mechanical/Electro-Mechanical Engineering
  • BSc/Hons/MSc Mathematical Modelling, Computer Science or Information Systems Engineering
 

 

     

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