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Department of Agriculture Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) Bursary 2023 for South Africans

The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD) intends to award comprehensive bursaries to qualifying applicants pursuing and/or intending to further their studies in identified careers in the agriculture, land reform and rural development sector for the 2023 academic year.

Application Deadline: 31st October 2022

Eligible Field(s):

  • B.Sc. Bioresource Engineering
    (Agricultural Engineering)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (B.V.Sc.)
  • B.Sc. Animal Science
  • B.Sc. Entomology
  • B.Sc. Food Science
  • B.Sc. Pasture Science
  • B.Sc. Plant Pathology
  • B.Sc. Viticulture and Oenology
  • National Diploma: Food Technology Mathematics and Physical Science: 4 (50–59)
  • B.Sc. Land Surveying/Geomatics
  • B.Sc. Town/Urban and Regional Planning
  • B.Sc./BA Geo-Informatics/Geographic Information Science
  • National Diploma/B Degree: Geomatics/Land Surveying/GIS
  • National Diploma/BBE: Town Urban and Regional Planning

Type: Bursary


  • Applicants must be South African citizens.
  • Applicants must complete the relevant bursary application forms available from the website address: www.dalrrd.gov.za (Click on vacancies).
  • Applicants who applied for field of study that are not listed above will not be considered
  • Please note that communication will be limited to successful applicants only. If you have not received any communication from the
    department within 14 days after the release of Grade 12 results and after the National Bursary Committee has finalised the selection process,
  • The Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development reserves the right to determine the total number of bursary allocations
    for the academic year based on the total budget available.
  •  No late application forms will be considered.
  • Applicants who are not in possession of their University acceptance letter or Final results can submit their application while waiting for the said

Eligible Countries: South Africa

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The bursary will cover tuition, accommodation, books, meals and a monthly allowance. The bursary awards target the previously disadvantaged and impoverished persons from poverty-stricken and rural communities.

How to Apply: Download Forms:

Busary Awards_Advert 2023

Postal Address

The Director
Sector Education and Training
Department of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
Private Bag X250


Physical Address
Agriculture Place
20 Steve Biko (Former Beatrix) Street
Arcadia, Pretoria

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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