Eastern Cape DEDEAT Bursary Programme 2024

Eastern Cape DEDEAT Bursary Programme 2024

Eastern Cape DEDEAT Bursary Programme 2024. The Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental and Tourism (DEDEAT) is pleased to announce its Bursary Programme for the year 2024.

This program is designed to support students pursuing studies in Economic Development and Environmental Management-related academic fields, with a specific focus on the disadvantaged communities within the province.

Application Deadline: 24 November 2023

DEDEAT is committed to the growth and development of the provincial economy and achieves this mission through various provincial entities such as the Eastern Cape Development Corporation, the Eastern Cape Gambling and Betting Board, and the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency.

The department also plays a vital role in initiatives like the auto cluster and the Wild Coast Development.

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Available Fields of Study

The bursary is available for students who are either currently pursuing or planning to enroll in Economic Development and Environmental Management-related academic courses during the 2024 academic year.

The focus will be on the following areas/streams:

Programme Focus area Qualification
Economic Development Consumer studies Degree in Business Law
Economic Development Energy Studies BSc: Energy Studies Masters in Renewable and Sustainable Development
Economic Development Manufacturing and Agricultural Sector Development, Urban Planning, Industrial Engineering BTech BSc: Agri-Economics
Economic Development Statistics, Development Infrastructure, Transport Economics BCom: Statistics BA: Human Ecology and Community Development Bachelor of Community Development, International Studies
Environmental Affairs Pollution and Waste Management BSc: Environmental Science (waste management) BSc: Environmental Science(Air Quality Management)
Environmental Affairs Environmental Research and Policy Development Degree in Environmental Policy, Planning, Design, Sociology & Environmental Economics
Environmental Affairs Environmental Management Degree in Environmental Management, Biodiversity Coastal or Marine Management. Climate Change
Environmental Affairs Scientific Studies BSc; Environmental Chemistry, BSc in Marine Biology

Bursary Requirements

To be eligible for the DEDEAT Bursary Programme, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Residency: Only applicants from the Eastern Cape Province will be considered.
  2. Application Documents: Applicants must submit completed bursary application forms along with the following documents:
    • An acceptance letter from an academic institution.
    • Certified copies of their ID Book.
    • Grade 12 final results or progress reports.
    • Proof of the parents’ or guardian’s salary. If they are not employed, an affidavit is required.
    • Proof of address and an affidavit to confirm the applicant’s Eastern Cape residency.
    • An acceptance letter from the academic institution applied for.
  3. Preference: First preference will be given to applicants who do not possess any post-matric qualifications and have never been awarded a bursary by DEDEAT before. Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who have passed all relevant subjects. In cases of first-time applications for second-year admission, the results of the first year are required.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply for the bursary program through email. Please send your application forms to: [email protected]. You can obtain application forms from the link provided at the bottom of this post or from the following offices:

Head Office (Bisho)

Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism at Phalo House, Bisho 5605, P/Bag X0054, Bhisho, South Africa, 5605. For inquiries, contact Mr. Thabo Manentsa at [email protected] or by cellphone at 066 486 8229.

Amathole Regional Office

  • Ms Jacky Breetzke, Acting Assistant Director: Administration Alderwood House, Palm Square Business Park, Beacon Bay, East London Tel: 043 707 4000 Cell: 083 294 5842 Email: [email protected]
  • Ms Nontuthuzelo Magugu, Assistant Director: Administration ERF 206 Magistrate Street, Maluti, 4740 Tel: 039 256 0229 Fax: 039 256 0249 Cell: 083 254 8462 Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline: 24 November 2023

Please note that correspondence will be limited to successful applicants only. DEDEAT is an equal opportunity employer, and applicants from designated groups are encouraged to apply.

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