Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Bursaries Programme 2016


Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

*Position Title:

Bursarie Programme 2016

*Fields of Study:

1. B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)

2. Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.)

Mathematics and Physical Science 6 (70-79)

3. B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology

4. B.Sc. Food Science

5. B.Sc. Plant Pathology

6. B.Sc. Agric. Soil Science

7. B.Sc. Agric .Agronomy

8. B.Sc. Genetics

9. B.Sc. Forestry and Wood Science

10. B.Sc. Geo-informatics

11. B.Sc. Marine Biology

12. B.Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology

13. B.Sc. Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture

Mathematics and Physical Science 5 (60-69)

14. National Diploma: Food Technology

15. National Diploma: Forestry

16. National Diploma: Fisheries Resource Management

17. National Diploma: Marine Science

Mathematics and Physical Science 4 (50-59)

18. Postgraduate studies (B.Tech, B.Sc. Hons, M.Tech., M.Sc., D.Tech. and PhD) in different agriculture, forestry and fi sheries study fi elds linked to DAFF priority research projects.


  • Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering): University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.): University of Pretoria
  • Sc. Viticulture and Oenology: University of Stellenbosch
  • Sc. Forestry and Wood Science: University of Stellenbosch
  • Sc. Oceanography and Marine Biology: University of Cape Town
  • Sc. Ichthyology specialising in Aquaculture: Rhodes University
  • National Diploma: Forestry: Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
  • National Diploma: Marine Science :
  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • National Diploma: Fisheries Resource Management: Cape Peninsula University of Technology

*Position Type: 





  • Applicants must be South African citizens.
  • Applicants must complete the bursary application forms available at  (Click the following: Food Security and Agrarian Reform Branch then Sector Education and Training and then Careers)

*How to Apply:

Submit your bursary application forms with certified copies of ID and certificates/performance results to Ms Amanda Shokane Directorate: Sector Education and Training, Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Private Bag X250, Pretoria 0001

*Contact Information:

  • Ms Tshilidzi Netshilema: 012 319 7848
  • Mr Looksharp Makaringi: 012 319 7923
  • Ms Boitumelo Maleka: 012 319 7024

*Closing Date:

30 September 2016

*Additional Information:

Successful candidates will be informed from 20 January 2016 after the National Bursary Committee has finalised the selection process. If you do not hear from us by the end of January 2016, consider your application as unsuccessful.

Direct link to application form (postgraduate / undergraduate)

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