DEFF Bursaries 2021/2022 – See Derails Here

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Department of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries (DEFF) Bursaries 2021/2022

DEFF Bursaries 2021/2022; See details on Department of Department of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries (DEFF) Bursaries 2021/2022

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DEFF Bursaries

ABOUT THE COMPANY – DEFF

The Department of Environment, Forestry & Fisheries (DEFF) is a department of the South African government, formed in 2019 as the result of a merger between the Department of Environmental Affairs and the forestry and fisheries part of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF).

The DEFF is responsible for the protection, improvement and conservation of the environment and natural resources in South Africa.

DEFF Bursaries

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The DEFF will be awarding bursaries within the following fields of study:
Biodiversity and Conservation (Reference Number: B&C/01/2021):

  • Eco-tourism/ Game range management (National Diploma)
  • Environmental Economics (BA Degree)
  • Environmental Management / Science (BA Degree)
  • Environmental Management majoring Environmental Law (BSc Degree)
  • Geology (BSc Degree)
  • Nature Conservation (National Diploma)
  • Zoology and Botany (BSc Degree)

DEFF Bursaries

Chemicals and Waste Management (Reference Number: CWM/01/2021):

  • Environmental Management (National Diploma/ B Tech Degree/ Bachelors Degree/ Honours/ Masters)
  • Environmental Science (National Diploma/ B Tech Degree/ Bachelors Degree/ Honours/ Masters)
  • Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology (BSc Degree/ Honours/ Masters)
  • Natural Science (Chemistry/ Geography/ Hydrology/ Water) (Bachelors Degree/ Honours/ Masters)
  • Waste Management (National Diploma/ B Tech Degree/ Bachelors Degree/ Honours/ Masters)

Climate Change, Air Quality and Sustainable Development (Reference Number: CCAS/01/2021):

  • Chemistry (BSc Degree)
  • Conservation (National Diploma/ Bachelors Degree)
  • Earth Science (National Diploma/ Bachelors Degree)
  • Environmental Management (National Diploma/ BSc Degree)
  • Environmental Science (National Diploma/ BSc Degree)
  • Hydrology (National Diploma/ Bachelors Degree)
  • Natural Science (National Diploma/ Bachelors Degree)

Environmental Programmes (Reference Number: EP/01/2021):

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  • Biological Science (BSc Degree)
  • Economics (Honours)
  • Environmental Economics, Environmental Law, Environmental Science, Water Resource (BSc Degree/ Honours/ Masters)
  • Environmental Science majoring Biological Resources (BSc Degree)
  • Social Science (Bachelors Degree/ Honours/ Masters)

Fisheries (Reference Number: FI/01/2021):

  • Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture (BSc Degree/ Honours/ MTech Degree/ MSc Degree/ DTech Degree/ PhD)
  • Marine Biology (BSc Degree/ Honours/ MTech Degree/ MSc Degree/ DTech Degree/ PhD)
  • Marine Science (National Diploma/BSc Degree/ Honours/ MTech Degree/ MSc Degree/ DTech Degree/ PhD)
  • Oceanography and Marine Biology (BSc Degree/ Honours/ MTech Degree/ MSc Degree/ DTech Degree/ PhD)
  • Veterinary Science (BVSc Degree)

DEFF Bursaries

Forestry (Reference Number: FO/01/2021):

  • Forestry (National Diploma/ BTech Degree/ MTech Degree)
  • Forestry (BSc Degree)/ Bachelor of Forestry Management
  • Forestry (BHons Degree)
  • Forestry (MSc Degree)

Regulatory Compliance and Sector Monitoring (Reference Number: RCSM/01/2021):

  • BA Law
  • Chemistry, Botany (BSc Degree)
  • Environmental Management (Bachelors Degree)
  • Environmental Sciences (majoring in Animal and wildlife management) (Bachelors Degree)
  • Environmental Sciences (majoring in Environmental Impact Assessment) (Bachelors Degree)
  • Geography, Geoinformatics (BSc Degree/ Honours Degree)
  • LLM
  • LLB (Major courses Administrative law, legislative drafting, Environmental Law)
  • Paralegal (Diploma or Degree)

Oceans and Coast (Reference Number: OC/01/2021):

  • Coastal Management (Bachelors Degree)
  • Electronics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electro-mechanical Engineering (National Diploma/ BTech Degree/ BEng Degree/ Honours Degree)
  • Environmental Economics (BSc Degree/ Honours Degree/ Masters Degree)
  • Environmental Economics (BTech Degree/ M Tech Degree/ Honours Degree/ MA Degree)
  • Environmental Law (Bachelors Degree)
  • Environmental Science/ Environmental Management (BSc Degree)
  • Marine Science (National Diploma/ BTech Degree/ BSc Honours Degree/ MSc Degree/ PhD)
  • Mathematical Modelling, Computer Science, Information Systems Engineering (BSc Degree/ Honours / MSc Degree)
  • Oceanography (B Tech Degree/ M Tech Degree/ Honours Degree/ MSc Degree)

DEFF Bursaries

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

Bursaries will be awarded to the maximum value of R40 000. Successful applicants will be contacted by 31 January 2021 at the latest – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, please 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):

  • South African citizen
  • Registered to study full-time at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Completed your 1st year of undergraduate study OR currently registered for postgraduate studies
  • 1st year students will also be accepted if they provide strong motivate with their application
  • NOT employed
  • NOT an employee of the DEFF
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students and those with disabilities

DEFF Bursaries

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the: Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries 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)
  • Qualifications/ certificates (certified copies)
  • Recent academic records (certified copies)
  • Proof of registration, if registered (on institutes letterhead)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ affidavit or death certificates if deceased)
  • Admission letter/ acceptance letter, if a 1st year student (on institutes letterhead)
  • Research proposal, if an Honours or Masters student
  • Motivational letter to support your application and express why you should be awarded the bursary

DEFF Bursaries

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Courier or hand delivery:
The Director-General
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Private Bag X 447
Pretoria
0001
(Attention: Learning and Development – Bursary Section)

2) Courier or hand delivery:
Pretoria branch:
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
473 Steve Biko Street
Cnr Steve Biko and Soutpansberg Road
Arcadia
Pretoria

Cape Town branch:
Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
63 Strand Street
13th Floor Nedbank Building
Cape Town

*Please note the following important details:
– Indicate your reference number for your field of study on your application form.
– Do NOT fax or email your applications, as this will disqualify your application.

CLOSING DATE

20 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 Environment, Forestry and Fisheries directly:
Pretoria
Contact People: Joshua Moepya (Tel: 012 399 8682), Busisiwe Stemele (Tel: 012 399 8685), Mokhobo Putu (Tel: 012 399 9018)

Cape Town
Contact People: Sarah Mathunyane (Tel: 021 814 8084), Mpho Beta (Tel: 021 402 3368), Neliswa Magwala (Tel: 021 814 8089)

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