The last date for applying is 31 October 2021. The department will announce the beneficiaries within 14 days.
The DALRRD runs several programs for the betterment of the agricultural sector and rural areas of the country. Part of it is the Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) bursary.
The bursary is awarded to both undergrad and postgrad students. For the undergrad students, here are some of the programs that are covered by the bursary:
For postgrad students, here are the degrees that are covered:
The area of study must be related to agricultural sciences and/or rural development.
The bursary will cover the following expenses:
The bursary offers mentorship opportunities, too, so that the students get help with employment.
There are some eligibility criteria laid out by the department for the bursary. If you want to apply, you must meet these criteria.
Here are the eligibility requirements for the DALDDR bursary:
Then, there are educational performance criteria as well.
How to Apply?
If you meet the eligibility criteria, then move forward with your application. Here’s what you need to do:
Next, you need to submit the necessary documents. For both undergrad and postgrad applicants, the documents required are:
All of these documents should be certified copies.
Application form and the documents can be submitted at one of the following ways:
Sector Education and Training
Department of Agriculture, Land Reform, and Rural Development
Private Bag X250
20 Steve Biko Street
Note: Applications must only be submitted via ONE of the following methods – not all.