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Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Bursaries 2013

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries intends awarding comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/ or intending to further their studies in critical scarce skills in agriculture, forestry and fisheries sectors for the 2013 academic year. The bursary will cover tuition, accommodation, books, meals and monthly allowance. The bursary awards target the previously disadvantaged […]

Eastern Cape Department of Transport bursary in Air Traffic Control

Skies open up for E Cape youth By Sithembele Sakati East London – Young people from the Eastern Cape wanting a career in air traffic control have been urged to apply for study opportunities being offered by provincial government. The province’s Transport Department, in partnership with Air Traffic Navigation Services (ATNS), is looking for young […]

Giyani District Municipality set aside R2m for bursaries

By Neville Maakana Giyani – Bursaries are being offered to matriculants from poor families who dream of becoming doctors. The Mopani district municipality in Giyani, Limpopo, has set aside R2 million to help address the shortage of health professionals in rural areas. “This year, we have chosen the medical field because of the dire shortage […]

Bursary application closing date nears for Vhembe matrics

By Silas Nduvheni Thohoyandou – Matriculants from poor families in Limpopo’s Vhembe district have until 18 January to apply for bursaries to further their studies this year. The municipality, which is based in Thohoyandou, has set aside R3.5 million to help impoverished matriculants who qualify to study further. “These learners should come from poor families […]

Stats SA bursaries for 2012 – Computer Science, BCom, Geography

The government agency responsible for official statistics, including the countrywide Census- Statistics South Africa (Stats SA)- is offering bursaries for study at a South Africa university or university of technology in 2012. The bursary is offered only for the following programmes: •  BSc – Computer Science •  BCom – Economics, Accounting or Statistics •  BA […]

Funza Lushaka bursary programme 2012 application process open

The Funza Lushaka bursary programme application process for 2012 is open. This programme aims to fund prospective teachers and to equip the South African education system with the best talent and skills. Please note that there are approximately 2400 new bursaries available in 2012. New applicants are advised to also pursue other funding opportunities. You […]

Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA) Internship Programme

The agency charged with managing government employees’ pensions, Government Pensions Administration Agency (GPAA), is inviting applications for its 12-month-long internship programme from qualifying graduates. The internship programme is planned to start in March 2012.  The interns will be paid R40 430.00 per annum. There are approximately 34 internship opportunities at GPAA in various fields (see […]

Department of Social Development: Social Work Scholarship for South Africa for 2012

The department responsible for social development in South Africa is calling on all current or prospective students of Social Work to apply for their Social Work Scholarship programme for the academic year 2012. What does the Social Work Scholarship cover? In the department’s scholarship guide they state: “As part of the recruitment and retention strategy […]

Internships and post-graduate bursaries for 2012: Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (South Africa)

The national department responsible for agriculture forestry and fisheries has internship opportunities for approximately 270 openings for internships, experiential training, agricultural interns and bursaries for B-Tech, honours, masters and doctorate. The opportunities are divided into: Post-graduate bursaries. There are 60 openings for these categories. And they pay for courses starting at degree level (B-tech only), […]

How to apply for a bursary

There is actually one way to apply for a bursary, unless it is advertised. Because when it is advertised the advert usually explains the application process and the requirements in order for one to be considered. That one way to be used when applying for a bursary is, simple: write a letter! Yes, writing a […]