Department of Environmental Affairs Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), previously known as the Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism until 2009, is responsible for protecting the environment and natural resources for present and future generations, as well as maintaining and conserving an environment that is not harmful to the wellbeing or health of its citizens.

As one of the departments of the South African government, the DEA are also responsible for providing leadership in conservation, protection, environmental management and sustainability, to benefit not only South African citizens but also the international community.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
Environmental Programmes (Ref: EP/01/2021)

 

Biodiversity and Conservation (Ref: B&C/01/2021)

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Oceans and Coast (Ref: OC/01/2021)

Climate Change, Air Quality Management and Sustainability Development (Ref: CCAQ/01/2021)

Chemicals and Waste Management (Ref: CWM/01/2021)

Chief Operating Officer (Ref: COO/01/2021)

Legal Authorisations and Enforcement (Ref: LACE/01/2021)

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE & CONTRACT

Bursaries will be awarded to the maximum value of R40 000 per annum.

Successful bursary recipients will be required to sign a bursary contract with the DEA.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback by 31 January 2020, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Department of Environmental Affairs Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
 

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 be disregarded):

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
The Director-General
Department of Environmental Affairs
Private Bag X 447
Pretoria
0001
(Attn: Learning and Development – Bursary Section)

2) Hand delivery:
Cape Town
Department of Environmental Affairs
63 Strand Street
Nedbank Building
Cape Town
(Attn: Learning and Development – Bursary Section)

Pretoria
Environment House
473 Steve Biko Street
Cnr Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road
Arcadia
Pretoria
(Attn: Learning and Development – Bursary Section)

*PS: please state the qualification and reference number you are applying for on the application form
 

CLOSING DATE

8 November 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Department of Environmental Affairs directly:
Cape Town
Contact People: Sarah Mathunyane / Nozuko Grootboom
Tel: 021 814 8084 / 021 814 8088

Pretoria
Contact People: Busisiwe Stemele / Nita Makgohlo / Mokhobo Putu
Tel: 012 399 8685 / 012 399 8684 / 012 399 9018

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