Gauteng Dept of Agriculture & Rural Development: Bursaries 2018

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s invites candidates to apply for bursaries to be awarded for the 2018 academic year.

Bursary Application deadline is 08 December 2017
Bursary Provider: Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
Bursary Location: Gauteng

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will make available a limited number of bursaries to historically disadvantaged South Africans residing in the Gauteng Province and who are considering a career in the Agriculture, Veterinary Services and Environmental Sectors. These professions fall within scarce and critical occupational categories.

Fields of studies Minimum requirements (National Senior Certificate)
BSc: Geo-Informatics or GIS-related qualification Mathematics and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
BSc: Environment Science Mathematics and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
BSc: Agric, Soil Science Mathematics and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
BSc: Agriculture Economics Mathematics and Physical Science Level 4 (50-59)
BSc: Zoology, Botany or Ecology Mathematics, Chemistry and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
ND: Chemical Engineering / Analytical Chemistry Mathematics, Chemistry and Physical Science Level 4 (50-59)
ND: Nature Conservation Life Science and Physical Science Level 4 (50-59)

Within the framework of the Scarce Skills Talent Pipeline and Human Resource Recruitment Policy, the selection of candidates is based on the following criteria:

• Applicants must show proof of admission (provisional admission) to a higher educational institution for any of the above qualifications
• Have been a permanent resident in the Gauteng Province for at least one year prior to application
• Studying or intending to study full time at a recognised institution of higher learning in Gauteng Province
• Preference will be given to those who excel academically and/or demonstrate potential
• Preference will be given to those who are not currently benefiting from any other bursary scheme
• Women, people with disabilities and people living in designated rural areas are encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Application forms are obtainable from the reception area of Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, 56 Eloff Street, Umnotho House, Ground Floor or http://gdard.gpg.gov.za/  or click here to download the form.

Applicants are required to forward their applications directly via post to: Human Resources Development, Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, PO Box 8769, Johannesburg 2000 or hand delivery to the above-mentioned address.

For further enquiries, please contact Ms Zanele Mgcwera at (011) 240-2657 or Mr Livhuwani Mutswana at (011) 240-2590.

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