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 and impoverished persons from poverty stricken and deep rural communities. Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
-Applicants must be South African citizens -Applicants must complete relevant bursary application forms available from the website address: www.daff.gov.za (Click the following: divisions, education and training and then careers) -Successful candidates will be informed from 25 January 2013 after the National Bursary Committee has finalised the selection process. If you do not hear from us by end of January 2013, consider your application to be unsuccessful.