Bursaries For Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries

Bursaries For Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries

Bursaries For Department Of Agriculture Forestry And Fisheries, This government department has bursaries available for qualifying candidates each year to study further in a field they love that is seen as critical and scarce in the sectors of their industry.  Their bursaries are to aid the financially restricted candidates that have a great potential and a desire to study further.

Bursary Details:

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) intends to award comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/or intending to further their studies in critical scarce skills in the agricultural, forestry and fisheries sectors for the 2021 academic year.

The bursary will cover

  • Tuition,
  • Accommodation,
  • Books,
  • Meals and
  • Monthly allowance.

The bursary awards target the previously disadvantaged and impoverished persons from poverty-stricken and rural communities.

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BURSARIES AVAILABLE

The bursary programme is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students within the following fields of study:
BSc degrees:

  • Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Entomology
  • Food Science
  • Forestry and Wood Science
  • Ichthyology (Specialising in Aquaculture)
  • Marine Biology
  • Oceanography and Marine Biology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Viticulture and Oenology

BVSc degree:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science

National Diplomas:

  • Food Technology
  • Forestry
  • Marine Science

Postgraduate studies:

  • All agriculture, forestry and fisheries fields linked to DAFF priority research projects (B.Sc./ B.Tech/ D.Tech/ M.Sc. Hons/ M.Tech/ Ph.D.)

 

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BURSARIES REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for fields of study as above will depend on the subjects needed for those fields although there are a few common basic requirements.  For the different study fields and their respective requirements please have a look at the information provided on the application.
The following will be required of all candidates:

  • All candidates must be South African citizens with a valid ID Book or ID Card.
  • All candidates must supply certified copies of income for both parents.
  • All candidates must supply certified copies of their academic results.
  • All candidates must have Mathematics and Physical Science as subjects.
  • All candidates must be previously disadvantaged, poverty-stricken or from deep rural communities.

 
 

HOW TO APPLY FOR DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE BURSARIES

Download the DAFF-Undergraduate-Bursary-Application-Form (.pdf) OR the DAFF-Postgraduate-Bursary-Application-Form (.pdf).
The following items must accompany your application form:
Undergraduate students:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Matric/ Grade 12 results/ academic record (certified copy),
  • Qualification certificates (certified copy),
  • University admission/ acceptance letter (certified copy),
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips) (certified copy) OR proof of SASSA grant income (certified copy) OR death certificates (certified copy).

Postgraduate students:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Latest complete academic record (certified copy),
  • Qualification certificates (certified copy),
  • University admission/ acceptance letter (certified copy),
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips) (certified copy) OR proof of SASSA grant income (certified copy) OR death certificates (certified copy).

 
Complete application forms and supporting documents must then be submitted to:
The Director
Directorate: Sector Education and Training
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X250
Pretoria 0001