Dept Of Water Affairs: Bursary Programme 2015


Closing Date: 31 August 2014

Bursary Criteria

Bursaries will be allocated on the basis of a balanced consideration of the following factors:

  • Academic performance
  • Race and gender
  • Financial need
  • Need of DWA in reference of the specific qualification
  • An interview schedule

Assistance will be provided on a year-to-year basis and bursaries will be renewed only if performance of bursars is satisfactory.

Successful applicants to the bursary scheme receive the following support:

  • Full tertiary registration and tuition costs
  • Residence and meal fees
  • Book allowance
  • An annual personal allowance

Qualifications Supported

Students pursuing the following fields of study are eligible to apply for this bursary:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Aquatic Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Cartography
  • Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Environmental Law
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Geo-chemistry
  • Geographical information Systems
  • Geo-hydrology
  • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Limnology
  • Microbiology
  • Surveying
  • Water and Sanitation
  • Water Care
  • Water Resource Management
  • Water Utilisation

Obligations

  • DWA will require bursars who obtain their qualifications to join the Water Learning Academy on a fixed term contract with DWA for a period of maximum of five (5) years but not less than three (3) years.
  • Should bursars choose not to meet this obligation the bursars will be required to reimburse DWA for all monies spent on the tertiary studies, inclusive of calculated interests.

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How To Apply

Fill in the application form (Click to download form) and submit all application forms to:

Please Note:  Applications open 1 April 2014.

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Comments

  1. Nomvula says

    i want 2study water care but the cours its bin phasd out. I cn only study at intec or technisa. I rily nid da bursary. Pls respon

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