GDARD Bursary 2023 | How to Apply

The GDARD Bursary 2023 is available for all interested parties. On this page, you will get all information required to access and use the Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) Bursary. Kindly read through the post to find out more.

GDARD Bursary 2023 | How to Apply

What is GDARD

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) strives to economically transform the agricultural sector, ensure sustainable environmental management for healthy living, maximize food security, and develop and improve Gauteng’s rural and urban communities.

Finally, GDARD is in charge of Gauteng’s nature conservation, environmental protection, and agricultural affairs.

What is the GDARD Bursary 2023

The Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (GDARD) is awarding a limited number of bursaries to historically disadvantaged South Africans living in Gauteng.

The bursary will be available to students interested in pursuing a career in the Veterinary Science, Agriculture, and Environmental Sectors, as well as the following fields of study:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science
  • Geo-Informatics or GIS-related qualification (BSc)
  • Environmental Science (BSc)
  • Environmental Management (BSc)
  • Zoology (BSc)
  • Botany (BSc)
  • Ecology (BSc)
  • Chemical Engineering (National Diploma/Degree)
  • Analytical Chemistry (National Diploma/Degree)
  • Veterinary Laboratory Technology (National Diploma)
  • Nature Conservation (National Diploma)
  • Graphic Design (National Diploma)

Only those who have been shortlisted will be contacted. Consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response by the end of January 2023.

GDARD Bursary 2023 | How to Apply

GDARD Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following requirements in order for their application to be considered:

  • South African national
  • Prior to applying for the bursary, you must have been a permanent resident of the Gauteng province for at least one year.
  • Accepted into a higher education institution
  • Full-time study at a recognized institution of higher learning in Gauteng province
  • Preference will be given to those with competitive academic performance, those with disabilities, and those who do
  • not currently receiving any other bursary.

Applicants must also qualify in the following minimum requirements for the corresponding fields of study:

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science – Mathematics and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
  • Geo-Informatics or GIS-related qualification (BSc) – Mathematics and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
  • Environmental Science (BSc) – Mathematics and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
  • Environmental Management (BSc) – Mathematics and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
  • Zoology (BSc) – Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
  • Botany (BSc) – Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
  • Ecology (BSc) – Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)
  • Chemical Engineering (National Diploma/Degree) – Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)/Level 4 (50-59)
  • Analytical Chemistry (National Diploma/Degree) – Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science Level 5 (60-69)/Level 4 (50-59)
  • Veterinary Laboratory Technology (National Diploma) – Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physical Science Level 4 (50-59)
  • Nature Conservation (National Diploma) – Mathematics and Physical Science Level 4 (50-59)
  • Graphic Design (National Diploma) – – Mathematics and Physical Science Level 4 (50-59)

How to Apply for the GDARD Bursary 2023

Application forms can be acquired at the reception area of:

Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
56 Eloff Street
Umonotho House
Ground Floor

Or It can also be also downloaded here: Download GDARD Bursary Application Form. (pdf)

Upon completion of the form, applicants are required to forward their applications one of the following ways:

– By Post:

Human Capital Management
Gauteng Department of Agriculture & Rural Development
P.O. Box 8769
Johannesburg
2000

– By Hand delivery:

Gauteng Department of Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentGDARD-Bursary-Application-Form
56 Eloff Street
Umnotho House
Ground Floor
Johannesburg
2000

GDARD Bursary Opening And Closing Date

The closing date for the GDARD Bursary is on 4 November 2022.

Contact Details

For any queries regarding the bursary, please contact either:

Contact Person: Mr. Livhuwani Mutswana
Tel: (011) 240 5290

Contact Person: Ms. Thandiwe Tsutsu
Tel: (011) 240 2586

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