Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Bursary Programme

Closing Date 26 November 2021

 

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 or currently doing Grade 12 (Matric) 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 2022, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Successful applicants will be expected to sign a bursary contract. No faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.

 

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

• The minimum requirements to apply for the bursary is Grade 12 (Matric). Consideration will be given to previously disadvantaged and people with disabilities who are South African citizen. The maximum amount of the bursary is R40 000.00.

 

Members 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/01/2022)

Diploma/Degree in Heritage Studies

Degree / Hons B Sc Biological Sciences

Diploma/ Degree / Hons in Nature Conservation

Diploma/ Degree/Hons Environmental Science

Degree/Diploma/Hons in Environmental Management

Degree/Diploma/Hons in Risk management or Policy Development

Degree/Diploma/Hons on Wetlands management and or Ecosystem Approach

Degree/Diploma/Hons in Environmental Strategy Development and Implementation or Environmental Law including Advanced Legislative Drafting

Degree/Diploma/Hons in Global change dynamics (Climate Change, drought, biodiversity loss)

BSc/ Hons/ MSc in Natural Science / Environmental Science/Management majoring in Ecology, Resources Management and Geographical Information System

 

Fisheries Management (Ref: FI/01/2022)

B Degree/ Hons/ MSc Environmental Science

BSc Marine Biology

BSc Oceanography and Marine Biology

BSc Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture

ND: Oceanography

 

Forestry Management (Ref: FO/01/2022)

ND / AdvDip/ B Degree/ Hons/ Master’s Degree Forestry

ND / AdvDip/ Hons/ MSc/PhD Wood Technology

ND/ AdvDip/ Hons/ MSc/PhD Nature Conservation

Higher Cert: Veld Fire Management

B Degree / Hons / Master’s Degree Forestry

B-Tech/ M Sc in Forestry, Wood Science

ND/ B-Tech/B.Degree/ Hons/M Sc in Nature Conservation, Botany, Marine Science

National Diploma / B Degree/ Hons/ M Sc Environmental Science or Management

NDip/ AdvDip/ Hons/ MSc/PhD Game Ranch management

 

Climate Change and Air Quality and Sustainbaility Development (Ref: CCAS/01/2022)

BSc/ ND Environmental Science

BSc/ ND Environmental Management

ND/ B Degree Earth and Environmental Sciences

ND/ B Degree Natural Science

ND/ B Degree Conservation

BSc Chemistry

BSc Geography, Archaeology and Environmental

ND/ B Degree in Sustainable Development

 

Environmental Programmes (Ref: EP/01/2022)

ND/ Adv Diploma Horticulture

ND/ Adv Diploma Landscape Technology

ND Environmental Science

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Biological Resources

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Water Resources

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: People and the Environment

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Environmental Economics

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Environmental Law/ Biological Sciences

 

Oceans and Coast (Ref: OC/01/2022)

ND/ Adv Diploma Horticulture

ND/ Adv Diploma Landscape Technology

ND Environmental Science

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Biological Resources

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Water Resources

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: People and the Environment

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Environmental Economics

BSc Degree/ Hons/ Masters Environmental Science: Environmental Law/ Biological Sciences

 

Regulatory Compliance and Sector Monitoring (Ref: RCSM/01/2022)

LLB (Major courses Administrative law, legislative drafting, Environmental Law)

LLM

B.A Law

A Diploma or Degree in Paralegal

Bachelor of Environmental Sciences (majoring in Animal and wildlife)

BSc in Chemistry

BSc majoring in Geography, Geoinformatics

Bachelor of Environmental Management majoring in Environmental Impact Assessment

BSc Honours in Geography

BSc Chemistry, Botany

 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE BURSARY APPLICATION FORM

Hand Deliveries or Courier:

Pretoria

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment

Environment House

473 Steve Biko Street

Cnr Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road

Arcadia, Pretoria

 

Cape Town

Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environment

63 Strand Street

13th Floor Nedbank Building

Cape Town

 

Enquiries

Contact Details Pretoria

Joshua Moepya (012) 399 8682/ 067 417 3739

Busisiwe Stemele (012) 399-8685/066 156 0042

Mokhobo Putu (012) 399 9018/ 066 081 2662

 

Contact Details Cape Town

Sarah Mathunyane (021) 814 8084/ 067 417 3719

Mpho Beta (021) 402 3368

Mooketsa Mabe (021) 402 3412/ 071 540 2685

Neliswa Magwala (021) 814 8089/ 066 081 9858