Closing Date: 30 September 2013
The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is currently offering bursaries to qualifying applicants who are South African citizens and wish to commence with tertiary studies during the 2014 academic year in one of the following fields of study. Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
|Field of Study||Minimum Requirements (National Senior Certificate)|
|BSc in Land Surveying/Geomatics||Mathematics and Physical Science|
|BSc in Town and Regional Planning/Urban Design||Mathematics, Geography and/or Physical Science|
|BSc/BA in Geo-Informatics/ Geographic Information Science||Mathematics and Physical Science|
|National Diploma in Surveying/ Cartography||Mathematics and Physical Science|
|National Diploma in Town and Regional Planning||Mathematics and/or Physical Science and Geography|
|Postgraduate studies (Honours/Masters in Geo-Informatics/Geographic Information Science)||It is a statutory requirement in terms of the PLATO Act (Act 40 of 1984) and the DPSA OSD that candidates must meet the requirements for registration with the Council for Professional and Technical Surveyors (PLATO) after completion of their studies. Consequently it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the programme offered by the university is accredited by PLATO|
It is the student’s responsibility to seek admission with tertiary institutions and accommodation within University or University of Technology residence. Applicants will be expected to enter into a contract with the Department.
The bursary is for a full-time programme and will be renewed annually based on academic performance or results.
The Bursary covers: • Tuition • Registration • accommodation • Meals • Living allowance • Book fees
Applications should include the following: • Curriculum vitae • Contact • Certified copy of identity document • Letter of acceptance from tertiary institution • Matric/Grade 12 results to be forwarded as soon as it is available
How to Apply
Applications to be forwarded to: The Bursary Officer, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Directorate: Human Resource Development, Private Bag X833, Pretoria 0001 or hand delivered to: The Bursary Officer, Department of Rural Development and Land Reform, Directorate: Human Resource Development, 184 Jeff Masemola Street, Pretoria 0001.
Enquiries: Mr Tony Clark, tel. (012) 312-9662, Ms Lillian Mokgohloa, tel. (012) 312-9713, Ms Ansi Bothma, tel. (012) 312-8249, Ms Makaepea Ralephenya, tel. (012) 312-9142, Ms Thato Langa tel. (012) 312-9757.
Applicants should consider their applications unsuccessful if they have not received a reply by 31 January 2014.