Department of Tourism Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 25, 2019

Department of Tourism Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM

The Department of Tourism, as one of the South African government departments, is responsible for the development and promotion of tourism within South Africa, as well as from other countries to South Africa.

The departments vision is to create tourism development that is sustainable, to allow for economic growth in South Africa. The aim is to increase investment within the countries tourism sector, develop a culture of tourism amongst South Africans, increase inbound tourism, and increase how the sector contributes to economic growth and job creation.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Department of Tourism will be awarding bursaries to students within the following fields:

 
  • Accounting/ Finance
  • Economics
  • Internal Auditing
  • Statistics
  • Risk Management
  • Computer Science
  • Communications (Website Design/ Graphic Design)
  • LLB
  • Tourism Management
  • Construction Project Management (Management of Tourism Infrastructure: Monitoring, Procedures and Regulations)
  • Environmental Management
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Social Science (specialising in Evaluation and Monitoring)
  • Heritage, Tourism and Culture (Creative Industries)
  • Enterprise Development

 

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):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • NOT currently employed
  • NOT a staff member of The National Department of Tourism
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Dept of Tourism 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):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Other qualification certificates, if applicable (certified copies)
  • Recent academic records (certified copy)
  • Confirmation of registration (if currently registered to study at a tertiary institution)
  • Proof of household income (latest payslips if parents/ guardians are employed OR affidavit if parents/ guardians are unemployed)
  • Admission letter
  • Research proposal (Honours and Masters degree students only)
  • Motivational letter

 

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Director-General
Private Bag X424
Pretoria
0001
(Attn: Mr Lucky Shiviti/ Ms Kgomotso Taunyane/ Ms Rudzani Ramulongo)

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2) Hand delivery:
Tourism House
17 Trevena Street
Sunnyside
(Attn: Mr Lucky Shiviti/ Ms Kgomotso Taunyane/ Ms Rudzani Ramulongo)
 

CLOSING DATE

24 November 2017.
(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 National Department of Tourism directly:
Contact People: Mr Lucky Shiviti / Ms Kgomotso Taunyane / Ms Rudzani Ramulongo
Tel: 012 444 6172 / 012 444 6164 / 012 444 6187

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South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019