DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS BURSARIES

The Department of Environmental Affairs Bursaries intake applications are now open for 2014.  The advertisements for bursaries are made by means of the print media / national newspapers and are released towards the last quarter of the year annually. The departmental recruitment and selection processes apply.

 

Environmental Affairs Bursaries Purpose

The department offers bursaries to previously disadvantage South African citizens; the purpose of the programme is to establish an effective system for continuous development of qualified candidates for future appointments and mobility in both the public and private sector.

Bursaries Objectives

The Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA) 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
Who is eligible to apply?

Consideration for bursars is given to previously disadvantage South African students who have successfully completed their first year of undergraduate studies and those who are registered for post-graduate studies.

Department of Environmental Affairs bursaries are offered in the following fields of study:

  • Environmental Law
  • Resource Economics
  • Waste and Pollution Management
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Chemistry/ Chemical Engineering
  • Marine Biology and Marine Sciences
  • Toxicology
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Conservation Planning and Conservation Biology
  • Statistics
Applications for bursaries should include the following information in order to be considered:

Application letter motivating why a bursary should be awarded in your favour

Curriculum Vitae with contact details (more than one contact details)

Certified copies of recent academic record/ transcript

Proof of registration / admission letter from tertiary institution

Certified copy of identity document

Proof of parents / guardian`s income

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18 thoughts on “DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS BURSARIES

  1. I would like to kindly request for The Environmental Affairs and Tourism bursary application form for 2014. I am currently doing my first year at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, I am doing Environmental Health.

    Thank You very much. I hope that my request will reach your favourable consideration.

    Yours Sincerely
    Akhona Mazingisa
    0848242317
    s212302256@live.nmmu.ac.za

  2. I JUST WANT TO KNOW IF THERE ARE NO BURSARIES FOR GEOLOGY OFFERED TO DISADVANTAGED PEOPLE WHO WILL LIKE TO STUDY FURTHER, I AM TAKING ABOUT PEOPLE WANT TO DO THEIR FIRST YEAR. THANKS

  3. i would like an application form please, my brother is planning to study environmental science at University of Pretoria next year. he has been accepted and will need financial assintance

  4. I would like to know that is still time to apply for a Bursary for 2014 and Iam a Student at Cape peninsula University of Technology doing Environmental Management.

  5. Good day

    I hereby wish to apply for a 2014 bursary to study my first year Bcom degree at Wits University next year.

    I hope my application will be successful

    Thank you

    Busisiwe Baloyi

  6. im a second year student doing environmental health and i would like to know the closing date for application and also request for an application form.

    thank you

  7. Good day,

    My niece just passed his matric and would like to study Environmental Health & had been admited @ UJ, therefore kindly send me your application form.

    Thanking you in advance.

  8. I am Themba Mkhize current regestered student at University of South Africa doing my first year in Bsc of life science(BZG). I would like to apply for your Bursary since i have problem fanincial wise and I’m not working , the only person assisting me with my financially it grandmother, who use it pension to support me financially and there is nobody working at home. I am the only hope for my grandmother who can uplift and assist my younger cousins. I hope my request will be taken into consiredation

  9. I am Themba Mkhize current regestered student at University of South Africa doing my first year in Bsc of life science(BZG). I would like to apply for your Bursary since i have problem fanincial wise and I’m not working , the only person assisting me with my financially it grandmother, who use it pension to support me financially and there is nobody working at home. I am the only hope for my grandmother who can uplift and assist my younger cousins. I hope my request will be taken into consiredation.
    Yours sincerely
    Themba Mkhize
    Cell no. : 0795508617

  10. i would like to kindly request the address where we can forward our details for bursary applications because it is not available on the department of environmental affairs web page for bursaries.

  11. I did my matric in 2013,bt ths year a’m not studying beaucos of financial matters,i obtained a B(bachelor) and my minimum level is 4 on mathematics and english on my matric,i’d like to do environmental studies next year.my question is “how can i do in order to apply for the bursary?”,a’m currentl in eastern cape prov,upgrading my levels.thank you

  12. To whomit may concern,

    I am a 19year old female and a second year student at the University of KwaZulu Natal and would like to know where I can get bursary forms for the year 2015.I am doing a BSocSc Geography and Environmental Management.

    I’m in great need of financial assistance so as to further my studies and would like to apply as soon as possible.

    Thank You.

  13. I am a 19 year old female and I am a first year student at the University of Kwazulu Natal and I would like to ask when are the bursaries for 2015 opening. I am currently doing Environmental Science.

    I trust that all the above is in order.

    Thank you.

  14. I am hereby would like to get a bursary. I am very syruggling with my studies I am trying to do my best but the environment that surrounds me does not allow me, I do not have enough materials. I am a first year student at UKZN in PMB. I would be happy if my request is successfully.

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