Call for Applications: Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Bursary Awards for 2023 (for South Africans)

DEADLINE: October 31, 2022

Ministry of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development Bursary Awards

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) plans to award comprehensive scholarships for the 2023 academic year to eligible applicants pursuing their studies and/or planning to continue their studies in identified careers in the sector agriculture, land reform and rural development. The scholarship covers tuition, housing, books, meals and monthly stipend. The grants are aimed at the previously disadvantaged and impoverished individuals from poverty-stricken and rural communities.

People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Areas of StudyMinimum Requirements (National Senior Certificate)Apply B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering (Agricultural Engineering)
Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc.)Mathematics and Physics: 6 (70–79)Dhr. Tshianeo Khangala Phone: 012 319 7015

mr. Vusimuzi Mngomezulu Phone: 012 319 7923

B.Sc. animal science
B.Sc. Entomology
B.Sc. food science
B.Sc. Pasture science
B.Sc. Plant pathology
B.Sc. Viticulture and OenologyMathematics and Physics 5 (60-69)Mr Vusimuzi Mngomezulu Tel: 012 319 7923
National Diploma: Food Technology Mathematics and Natural Sciences 4 (50–59) Vusimuzi Mngomezulu Tel: 012 319 7923B.Sc. Surveying/Geomatics
B.Sc. Urban/Urban and Regional Planning B.Sc./BA Geoinformatics/Geographic Information SciencesMathematics and Physics/Geography 5 (60–69)Mrs. Nozipho Mtshali Tel.: 012 326 8050 Cell: 082 775 0590National Diploma/B Degree in Geomatics /Surveying/GIS
National Diploma/B Degree in Urban/Urban and Regional Planning Mathematics and Physics: 4 (50-59) Emmanuel Molefe Tel.: 012 326 8050 Cell: 082 827 6245 Postgraduate studies (Adv Dip/B.Tech, B.Sc. Hons , M.Sc., D.Tech and Ph.D.) in priority research projects in the field of agriculture, land reform and rural development.


Applicants must be South African citizens. Applicants should complete the relevant scholarship application forms available at the website address: (Click on vacancies). Candidates applying for fields of study not listed above will not be considered. Please note that communication is limited to successful applicants only. If you have not received notification from the Department within 14 days of the publication of the Grade 12 results and after the National Bursary Committee has completed the selection process, consider your application unsuccessful. The Ministry of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development reserves the right to determine the total number of scholarships for the academic year based on the total budget available. Late registration forms will not be considered. Applicants who are not in possession of their university acceptance letter or final results may submit their application while waiting for the said All completed scholarship application forms along with certified copies of ID and certificates/achievement results may be sent to ONLY ONE of the following addresses : Postal Address Physical AddressThe DirectorFarming Site Sector Education and Training20 Steve Biko (former Beatrix) Street Ministry of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural DevelopmentArcadia, Pretor iaPrivate Bag X2500002PRETORIA, 0001 Email:


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