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Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Requirement

Established in 2019 through the merger of the Department of Environmental Affairs and the forestry and fisheries division of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF), the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment (DFFE) is a governmental department in South Africa.

The department was established to safeguard, enhance, and conserve South Africa’s environment and natural resources. Owing to DFEE’s commitment to safeguarding and managing South Africa`s natural resources they introduced a scholarship scheme known as the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment bursary.

This bursary aims to support and motivate students who are academically strong but facing financial. The bursary will be awarded to students pursuing courses in the fields of Biodiversity and Conservation, Chemical and Waste Management, Climate Change and Air Quality and Sustainability, Environmental Programmes, Forestry Management, and Fisheries Management among others.

Eligibility Requirements for the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and the Environment Bursary

Before applying, applicants must meet the specified minimum entry criteria. It’s important to note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application not being considered.

  • Applicant must be a South African citizen.
  • Applicant must currently be in Matric or have completed Matric.
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full-time, towards a qualification in one of the fields listed above.
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa.
  • You must NOT be employed.
  • You must NOT be an employee of the DFFE.
  • You must NOT have previously participated in the public service internship program.
  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged candidates and those living with disabilities.

 

 

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