Department of Water & Sanitation Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

Department of Water & Sanitation Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DEPARTMENT OF WATER AND SANITATION

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) was formed in 1912 when it was initially known as the Department of Irrigation. As one of the South African government’s departments, the DWS is responsible for the water resources of the country, particularly for formulating and implementing policies within the sector.

The DWS aims to ensure that South African has access to clean water and sanitation services, as well as water resources management for ensuring sustainable economic and social development in the country.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has established a Learning Academy, whose aim is to help students complete their tertiary students within the water and sanitation field, which is a scarce skills sector in the country.

 

The DWS will be awarding bursaries in the following fields of study:
Undergraduate:

Postgraduate:

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

Bursaries are awarded each year and renewed based on satisfactory academic performance. The following expenses are covered by the bursary programme: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation in residence, meals and a personal allowance.

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On completion of their studies, bursary recipients will be required to join the Water Learning Academy for up to 3 years.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via written correspondence. Should you not receive feedback within 3 months of the application deadline, regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

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):

 

Students must pursue their studies at one of the following universities:

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the Dept of Water & Sanitation 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):

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Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email: bursaries@dws.gov.za
(Insert the words “DWS Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

2) Post:
Department of Water and Sanitation
Director: Learning Academy
Private Bag X313
Pretoria
0001
 

CLOSING DATE

31 October 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 Water and Sanitation directly:
Contact Person: Ms Nobulali Mtikitiki (Bursary Coordinator)
Tel: 012 336 7149
Email: MtikitikiN@dws.gov.za

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