National Disaster Management Centre: Bursary Programme 2018

National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme 2018 academic year.

Closing Date: 30 March 2018
South Africa

The NDMC bursary seeks to fund selected students enrolled for qualifications in Disaster Risk Science and/or Disaster Management at a public institution in South Africa.

Conditions of Eligibility:

  • Applicants must have registered at a South African public institution of higher learning of their choice by the time the bursary is awarded; and
  • Students who are financially needy and are South African citizens.


Applicants should submit the following documents with the application forms:

  • Brief Curriculum Vitae
  • Motivation letter.
  • A National Senior Certificate, having passed all subjects with 60% and above (Students already at institution of higher learning should have obtained an average of 60% and above in all major subjects and must attach the 2017 academic year results)
  • Proof of enrollment or acceptance from recognized institution of higher learning.
  • Certified copy of a valid South African Identity document.
  • Proof of residence.
  • Proof of income for parents / guardians in the cases where the student does not have one or both parents.
  • Disclosure of other sources of financial support


The bursary programme will cover the following:

  • Tuition
  • Book allowance
  • Research allowance
  • Meals and Accommodation costs, depending on availability of funds.

How to apply

Application forms are available from the NDMC website:

Applications should be posted to: The Director: Disaster Management Risk Management, Education, Training, Awareness and Research, Private Bag X 804, Pretoria, 0001.

All enqueries should be directed to: Ms. M Macheli, Tel: 012 848 4614 or by email: or Mr M.H. Kgwetiane, tel 012 848 4615 or by email:

Successful students are expected to enter into bursary contract with the NDMC. The agreement contains general provisions related to the bursary programme.



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