2023 Bursaries Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

2023 Bursaries Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is inviting students to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 academic year.

The Bursary Application Closing Date: 04 November 2022

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will make available a limited number of bursaries to historically disadvantaged South Africans residing in the Gauteng Province and who are considering a career in the Veterinary Science, Agriculture, Environment, and Bio-diversity Sectors. These professions fall within critical occupational categories.

  • Analytical Chemistry (National Diploma/ Degree)
  • Animal Science (BSc)
  • Botany (BSc)
  • Chemical Engineering (National Diploma/ Degree)
  • Ecology (BSc)
  • Environmental Management (BSc)
  • Environmental Science (BSc)
  • Geo-Informatics or GIS-related qualification (BSc)
  • Graphic Design (Diploma)
  • Nature Conservation (Diploma)
  • Veterinary Laboratory Technology (Diploma)
  • Veterinary Science (BVSc)
  • Zoology (BSc)

Requirements you need to apply for the Bursary

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must permanently reside in Gauteng (for at least 1 year before applying for this bursary)
  • You must be from a previously disadvantaged background
  • You must be currently in Matric or have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time towards one of the qualifications listed above, in 2023
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institute in Gauteng
  • Preference will be given to students with excellent academic records and those who show great potential
  • Preference will be given to students who are NOT in receipt of any other bursary funding
  • You must have achieved the following minimum results, according to your course of study:
    • Analytical Chemistry (National Diploma/ Degree): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science
    • Animal Science (BSc)): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
    • Botany (BSc): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science
    • Chemical Engineering (National Diploma/ Degree): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science
    • Ecology (BSc): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science
    • Environmental Management (BSc)): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
    • Environmental Science (BSc)): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
    • Geo-Informatics or GIS-related qualification (BSc)): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
    • Graphic Design (Diploma): Level 4 (50 to 59%) for Mathematics and English
    • Nature Conservation (Diploma): Level 4 (50 to 59%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
    • Veterinary Laboratory Technology (Diploma)): Level 4 (50 to 59%) for Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science
    • Veterinary Science (BVSc): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics and Physical Science
    • Zoology (BSc): Level 5 (60 to 69%) for Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science
  • Female students, students from designated rural areas, and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply

How to apply for the Bursary

Download and complete the GDARD Bursary Application Form 2023

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Proof of admission/ provisional admission to a tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Full academic record, including most recent transcripts/ results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of residence in Gauteng
  • Quotation of fee schedule and book quotation (on institutions letterhead)
  • Parents or guardian’s proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of pension or grant if applicable)

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
Post:
Human Capital Management
Gauteng Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
P.O. Box 8769
Johannesburg
2000

Hand delivery:
Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
56 Eloff Street
Umnotho House
Ground Floor
Johannesburg
2000

Note: For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development directly:
Contact People: Mr. Livhuwani Mutswana / Ms. Thandiwe Tsutsu
Tel: 011 240 2590 / 011 240 2586


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