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Animal, Plant & Environmental Sciences


Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute Full Time Bursary

Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute is offering a bursary opportunity to study at a one the most prominent agricultural training institutions in the country.

The Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI), which is a Chief Directorate within the Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA), provides education, training and skills to students, mostly specialising in agricultural production education and training.

The qualifications that students are able to attain range from learnerships at NQF level 1 to a B.

SAAFost Bursaries

The South African Association of Food Science and Technology has specilized field bursaries available, SAAFoST Matriculant Bursary, SAAFoST Journalism Bursary (Prof. Members only),  SAAFoST Undergraduate Bursary and SAAFoST - Part time bursary for SAAFoST Members - BSc Hon & Or B-Tech

The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) Foundation is inviting interested learners to apply for bursaries in the field of Food Science and Technology.

SAAFoST Matriculant Bursary

Rhodes University CRAIB Family Scholarship


This scholarship for Botany studies at Rhodes University, related to the protection of indigenous plants, has been established through the generous support from the Craib Family ScholarshipTrust.  
For prospective Honours students, information on the Botany Honours programme can be accessed on the Botany Department's website. Prospective MSc and PhD students should consult

Chieta Bursary

The CHIETA has established a bursary Programme to offer financial assistance to young South Africans who qualify to undertake full-time studies at any accredited South African Petroleum Base Chemicals Glass

The following fields of study shall be prioritized for funding:

Analytical Chemistry
Chemical Engineering
Biomedical Technology
Mechanical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Polymer Technology
Environmental Science
Industrial Engineering
Operations Management
Bachelor of Science

DEA Bursary

The Department of Environmental Affairs offers bursaries to previously disadvantaged South African citizens; the purpose of the programme is to establish an effective system for continuous development of qualified candidates for future appointments and mobility in both the public and private sector.

The opportunities for bursaries are advertised through print media /national newspapers and on this website towards the last quarter of the year annually. The departmental recruitment and selection processes apply.

DEA offers bursaries in the following fields of study:

Heritage Bursaries 2017

Department of Arts and Culture is offering you the chance to apply for their Heritage Bursary. Application document is below.

Fields of study

Archaeology (marine, etc.)
Archives and records management
Conservation of the built environment
Conservation and preventive conservation
Collections (cultural & natural) management
Heritage resources management
Museum management and curatorship
Indigenous Knowledge Systems.
Information Science

Coal SA Bursary

Coal SA is a Group of Anglo American

We’re looking for ambitious and talented young individuals who live near or within our mine communities, to be part of our business and to help us make a difference.

If you’re keen on studying engineering, surveying, geology, finance, or environmental science, then we could have a place for you in our bursary programme.

If awarded a bursary, you will receive the necessary support and guidance to assist you with obtaining a professional qualification.

What is the selection process?

Eastern Cape Parks And Tourism Agency

The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency is in a process of sourcing funding from Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality, Sports Sector Education and Training Authority: CATHSSETA for development programmes focusing on learners from Institutions of Higher Learning.

The development programmes earmarked by ECPTA are bursaries and Internships, looking at the need around the Eastern Cape Province.



Latest Bursaries

The FirstRand Foundation scholarship, to the value of R850 000, is available to previously disadvantaged South African citizens for postgraduate study outside South Africa in any discipline at an i


The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is facilitating full time bursaries for the academic year 2021.


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