Government Bursaries
Dept of Environmental Affairs Bursary 2018 – 2019
October 24, 2017 Bursary

The Department of Environmental Affairs is inviting full-time students to apply for bursaries to be awarded in the 2018 academic year, in the fields of study listed below.

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.

Fields of study:

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 maximum amount of the bursary is R40 000.00

How to apply

Closing date is 27 October 2017.

Interested students must submit 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) • Confirmation of proof of registration (if already enrolled with the institution of higher learning) or Admission letter • Proof of parents or guardian’s income • Must be a South African citizen •Affidavit if parents are not working

The bursary application form is obtainable online (download here)

Enquiries and Hand Deliveries:


Hand delivery: Environment House 473 Steve Biko Street Cnr Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road Arcadia Pretoria  Attention: Learning and Development

By post: Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001, Attention: Learning and Development

Contact Details
Busisiwe Stemele (012) 399-8685
Nita Makgohlo (012) 399 8684
Mokhobo Putu (012) 399 9018

Cape Town:

Hand delivery: Department of Environmental Affairs, 63 Strand Street, Nedbank Building, Cape Town

Contact Details:
Sarah Mathunyane Tel: 021 814 8084
Nozuko Grootboom (021) 814 8088

Applications must be directed to Department of Environmental Affairs, Private Bag X447, Pretoria, 0001, Attention: Learning and Development

Via – Department of Environmental Affairs

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