The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) hereby invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the external bursary programme for the 2018 academic year. 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.

 Bursary Application closing date is 30 March 2018

 Bursary Provider: National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC)

 Bursary Location: 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 enrolment 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:


 Book allowance

 Research allowance

 Meals and Accommodation costs, depending on availability of funds.
 How to apply

 Application forms are available HERE.

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

 All enquiries should be directed to: Ms. M Macheli, Tel: 012 848 4614 or by email: MalerataM@ndmc.gov.za 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.