department-of-agriculture-and-forestry The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries intends to award comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/or intending to further their studies in critical scarce skills in the agriculture, forestry and fi sheries sectors for the 2016 academic year. The bursaries will cover tuition, accommodation, books, meals and monthly allowance. The bursary awards target the previously disadvantaged and impoverished persons from poverty-stricken and deep rural communities. Fields of studies
  • B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc.)
  • B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology/ Soil Science/Plant Pathology
  • B.Sc. Food Science
  • B.Sc. Plant Pathology
  • B.Sc. Agric Soil Science
  • B.Sc. Agric Agronomy
  • B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Science
  • B.Sc. Geo-informatics
  • B.Sc. Marine Biology
  • B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology
  • B.Sc. Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture
  • National Diploma: Food Technology
  • National Diploma: Forestry
  • National Diploma: Fisheries Resource Management
  • National Diploma: Oceanography
Minimum requirements (National Senior Certificate) Mathematics and Physical Science 6 (70-79) Mathematics and Physical Science 5 (60-69) Mathematics and Physical Science 4 (50-59) Please Note 1. It is worth noting that certain study fi elds are only available at certain institutions of higher learning: • B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering): University of KwaZulu-Natal • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.): University of Pretoria • B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology/Soil Science/Plant Pathology: University of Stellenbosch • B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Science: University of Stellenbosch • B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology: University of Cape Town • B.Sc. Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture: Rhodes University • National Diploma: Forestry: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University • National Diploma: Oceanography: Cape Peninsula University of Technology • National Diploma: Fisheries Resource Management: Cape Peninsula University of Technology 2. Applicants must be South African citizens. 3. Applicants must complete relevant bursary application forms available online at: www.daff.gov.za (Click the following: Branches, Food Security and Agrarian Reform, then Sector Education and Training and then Careers). 4. Successful candidates will be informed from 15 January (annually), after the National Bursary Committee has fi nalised the selection process. If you do not hear from us by the end of January (annually), consider your application to be unsuccessful. 5. All completed bursary application forms together with certifi ed copies of ID and certifi cates/performance results should be attached. Application Forms Undergraduate studies Postgraduate Studies

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