Limpopo Dept of Agriculture and Rural Development Bursaries 2024

January 1, 2024

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Bursary Description

The Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development invites students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date is 30 January 2024.

Introduction: The Limpopo Department of Agriculture and Rural Development is offering bursaries to deserving candidates pursuing studies in Agricultural-related fields for the 2024 academic year. These bursaries aim to support students residing in Limpopo and focus on scarce and critical skills in the Agricultural sector.

Fields of Study and Institutions:

  • BSc: Veterinary Medicine
  • Advanced Diploma in Veterinary Technology
  • BSc: Bioresource Agricultural Engineering
  • Diploma: Civil Engineering

Available at:

  • University of Pretoria
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • University of Kwazulu-Natal
  • Any Higher Education and ECSA-accredited institution

Bursary Coverage:

  • Covers registration, tuition, accommodation, meals, and prescribed books.
  • Excludes private accommodation, extramural activities, insurance, funeral cover, stationery, and computer/laptop costs.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Limited to full-time undergraduate studies in the specified Agricultural fields at any accredited South African university.
  • Applicants must not hold any other bursary or NSFAS funding.
  • Successful candidates must enter into an award agreement with the Department.
  • Outstanding previous study debts will not be covered.
  • Academic pass in Grade 12 with Mathematics and Physical Science both at 60% or higher.
  • Limpopo residents will receive preference.
  • Encouraged: Females and people with disabilities.

Application Procedure:

  • Obtain and submit completed application forms and supporting documents through District and Department of Agriculture and Rural Development offices or deliver to the specified address.
  • Required Documents: Certified copy of ID, Grade 12 Certificate, Proof of 2024 Registration/Acceptance, Proof of guardian/parents’ income, Academic history for current tertiary students, Proof of residence.

Closing Date: 30 January 2024, 16:30.

Click here to download application form

Submission Address: Head of Department Department of Agriculture and Rural Development 67/69 Biccard Street Private Bag x9487 Polokwane 0700


  • Communication will be with shortlisted applicants only.
  • If no response is received within 60 days post-closing, the application is considered unsuccessful.