Bursary Programme 2018 at Dept Of Environmental Affairs

Closing Date: 26 September 2014

The Department of Environmental Affairs is inviting full-time students to apply for bursaries, to be awarded in the 2015 academic year, in the following fields of study:

  • B Tech Marine Pollution
  • MSc / PhD Marine Pollution
  • Honours / MSc Mechanical Engineering
  • Degree / ND Waste Management
  • MSc Engineering: Waste Management
  • MSc Nematology, Ichythyology, Taxonomy(biology) and Microbiology
  • BSc Ecotoxicology
  • BSc Environmental Engineering
  • BSc Biochemistry
  • BSc Chemical Engineering (Process Engineering)
  • BSc Chemistry (Industrial Chemistry)
  • BSc Environmental Science majoring in Waste Management
  • ND: Civil Engineering: Buildings
  • ND Horticulture
  • ND Landscape Architecture
  • ND Nature Conservation
  • B Degree Ecology
  • B Degree Zoology
  • B Tech Civil Structural
  • MSc Marine Biology
  • NC Environmental Practice NQF 5
  • NC Horticulture NQF 5
  • BSc Botany
  • BSc / ND Environmental Science
  • BSc / ND Environmental Management
  • B Environmental Law
  • BSc Biological Sciences / Microbiology / Plant Pathology / Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Bachelor’s Degree / ND in Environmental economics / Natural Resource Economics; Social Sciences; Natural Sciences; Biological Sciences; Biochemistry; Microbiology

Consideration will be given to previously disadvantaged and people with disability who are South African students who 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 bursary will cover the tuition fee to a maximum of R40 000.00.


Interested students must submit the following documents:

  • Motivation as to why the bursary should be awarded to you,
  • A detailed comprehensive Curriculum Vitae,
  • Certified copies of qualifications and recent academic records,
  • Certified copy of Identity Document (Applicant and both the parents or guardian),
  • Confirmation of proof of registration (if already enrolled with the institution of higher learning),
  • Proof of parent’s or guardian’s income,
  • Must be a South African citizen,
  • Admission letter.

How To Apply

Download Application Form and directed it to: Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001.

Attention: Learning and Development or hand-delivered to: Environment House, 473 Steve Biko Street, Cnr Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road, Arcadia, Pretoria

No faxed documents/applications will be allowed.

Enquiries can be directed to:

  • Busisiwe Stemele, Tel: 012 399 8685
  • Nita Makgohlo,Tel: 012 399 8684
  • Mokhobo Modiba, Tel: 012 399 9018
  • Nkosikhona Zuma, Tel: 021 819 2407