Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Bursary

By | December 29, 2019

Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Bursary

Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Bursary

 

Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Bursary

About Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD), formerly the Gauteng Department of Agriculture, Nature Conservation and Environment (GDACE), is responsible for nature protection, environmental protection and agricultural affairs of Gauteng.

GDARD will award grants in the Veterinary Science, Agriculture and Environment Departments, which are rare and critical occupational research categories, including:

  • Veterinary Laboratory Technology (National Diploma)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc)
  • Zoology (BSc )
  • Botany (BSc)
  • Ecology (BSc)
  • Environmental Science (BSc)
  • Environmental Management (BSc)
  • Geoinformatics or GIS Related Qualifications (BSc)
  • Food Technology (National Diploma)
  • Food Science (BSc)
  • Chemical Engineering (Diploma / National Title)
  • Analytical Chemistry (Diploma / National Title)

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted; If you have not received comments before January 31, 2020, please consider that your request was not accepted.

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 OR currently in Matric
      • Reside in Gauteng (for at least 1 year before applying for this bursary)
      • Studying or intend on studying towards a full-time qualification in one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate only)
      • Studying or accepted to study at an accredited South African tertiary institute in Gauteng
      • From a previously disadvantaged background
      • Female students, students from designated rural areas and students with disabilities are encouraged to apply
      • 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
      • Veterinary Laboratory Technology (National Diploma) students: achieved a minimum of level 4/ 50-59% for Mathematics, Chemistry and Physical Science in Matric
      • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) students: achieved a minimum of level 5/ 60-69% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
      • Zoology, Botany or Ecology (BSc) students: achieved a minimum of level 5/ 60-69% for Mathematics, Chemistry and Physical Science in Matric
      • Environmental Science/ Environmental Management (BSc) students: achieved a minimum of level 5/ 60-69% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
      • Geo-Informatics or GIS related qualification (BSc) students: achieved a minimum of level 5/ 60-69% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
      • Food Technology (National Diploma) students: achieved a minimum of level 4/ 50-59% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
      • Food Science (BSc) students: achieved a minimum of level 5/ 60-69% for Mathematics and Physical Science in Matric
      • Chemical Engineering (National Diploma/ Degree) students: achieved a minimum of level 5/ 60-69% for Mathematics, Chemistry and Physical Science in Matric
      • Analytical Chemistry (National Diploma/ Degree) students: achieved a minimum of level 4/ 50-59% for Mathematics, Chemistry and Physical Science in Matric

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the GDARD Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

      • ID document (certified copy)
      • Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
      • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
      • University acceptance letter/ provisional admission
      • Latest academic transcripts, if at tertiary level (certified copy)
      • Proof of residence in Gauteng

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

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

CLOSING DATE

8 November
(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 Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development directly:
Contact People: Mr Livhuwani Mutswana / Ms Thandiwe Tsutsu
Tel: 011 240 2590 / 011 240 2586

for more infor visit gauteng.gov.za

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