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Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary 2022

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Application is now open for students that want to apply for the Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary 2022. Read the application process, eligibility requirements and required documents below.

The management of the Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary is calling on South African students to apply for the 2022 bursary. The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) was established in 1912 as the Department of Irrigation.

The DWS is one of South African Government Department, it is responsible for the water resources of the country, especially for the formulation and implementation of policies within the sector.

The department ensures that all South Africa citizen have access to clean water and sanitation services. They also ensure there is resources management to provide sustainable economic and social development in South Africa.

Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary

FIELDS COVERED

The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) has a Learning Academy that provides help for students to complete their tertiary education in the water and sanitation field. The water and sanitation field is a rare skills sector in the country.

The Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary is for students in the following field of study;

Undergraduate:

  • Civil Engineering (BSc/ BEng/ BEng Tech/ National Diploma)
  • Electrical Engineering (BSc/ BEng/ BEng Tech/ National Diploma)
  • Mechanical Engineering (BSc/ BEng/ BEng Tech/ National Diploma)
  • Hydrology (BSc)
  • Geohydrology (BSc)
  • Project Management (BSc)
  • Environmental Management (BSc)
  • Environmental Sciences (BSc)
  • Environmental and Water Sciences (BSc)
  • Water Care (National Diploma)
  • Environmental Management (National Diploma)
  • Biochemistry (National Diploma)
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Postgraduate:

  • Civil Engineering (BSc (Hons))
  • Electrical Engineering (BSc (Hons))
  • Mechanical Engineering (BSc (Hons))
  • Hydrology (BSc (Hons))
  • Geohydrology (BSc (Hons))
  • Environmental Management (BSc (Hons))
  • Project Management (BSc (Hons))
  • Environmental Sciences (BSc (Hons))
  • Environmental and Water Sciences (BSc (Hons))

Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary Value

The bursary is awarded to eligible students every year and it can be renewed based on the academic performance of the recipient. The bursary will take care of the following:

  • Registration fees
  • Tuition fees
  • Allowance for prescribed textbooks
  • Accommodation
  • Meals and a personal allowance.

After the recipients have completed their study, they are expected to join the Water Learning Academy for up to three years.

The DWS bursary board will contact shortlisted candidates via written correspondence. If you did not receive any message within three months of the application deadline, consider your application void.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants of this bursary must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the bursary:

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at one of the tertiary institutes listed below
  • Strong academic record
  • Proven financial need
  • Students with disability can apply

Note: Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students from poor and rural communities

Eligible University

The bursary is for students studying or intending to study in one of the following universities:

  • Cape Peninsula University of Technology
  • Central University of Technology
  • Durban University of Technology
  • Nelson Mandela University
  • North West University
  • Rhodes University
  • Sol Plaatje University
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Cape Town
  • University of Fort Hare
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • University of Limpopo
  • University of Mpumalanga
  • University of Pretoria
  • University of Stellenbosch
  • University of the Free State
  • University of the Western Cape
  • University of Venda
  • University of Witwatersrand
  • University of Zululand
  • Vaal University of Technology
  • Walter Sisulu University
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

To apply , download and complete the Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Together with your application form, make sure you attached all of the following supporting documents that are applicable to you. Failure to attach certified copy of all the documents will make your application ineligible:

  • ID document
  • Grade 11 final results AND Matric latest results, if currently in Matric
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric
  • Full tertiary academic record to date, if currently at University
  • Proof of University application/ firm offer/ provisional acceptance letter, if a new student
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ SASSA grant letter)

You can submit your application letter to the following address:

1) Emailbursaries@dws.gov.za
(Use the words “DWS Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

2) Post:
Department of Water and Sanitation
Director: Career Management
Private Bag X313
Pretoria
0001

CLOSING DATE

The closing date for the Department of Water and Sanitation Bursary is 31 August. Failure to submit your supporting documents or application on or before the date will make your application ineligible.

CONTACT

For more questions or inquiries on this bursary, please contact the Department of Water and Sanitation directly or drop a comment below:

Contact Person: Ms Nobulali Mtikitiki (Bursary Coordinator)
Tel: 012 336 7149
EmailMtikitikiN@dws.gov.za

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