IUCMA: Bursary Programme 2021
By: Date: Categories: BURSARIES

Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency (IUCMA) is offering bursary opportunities to deserving students who intend to enroll or enrolled in the following fields of study.


Only limited to the following fields of study as per the external bursary policy:

  • BSc / B Degree in Environmental Science
  • BSc Hydrology / Water Resource Management
  • BSc Chemistry, Biochemistry and Microbiology
  • BSc Geohydrology, Geomorphology and Botany


  • Certified copies of South African valid ID
  • Certified copies of Matric certificate pass with minimum 65% average marks and with proof of admission from the institution of higher learning / provisional acceptance letter or must be admitted or enrolled to study for a Degree in one of the stated fields.
  • Currently enrolled students for any of the above-mentioned fields of study, must attach certified satisfaction academic record in their last study year (study level) with an average of at least 60%.
  • The bursary accommodates only South African citizens residing within Mpumalanga Province (within IUCMA’s Water Management Area)and proof of residence from Local Municipality or Headman / Chief must be attached.
  • Proof of in come from the Parent or Guardian accompanied by affidavit from South African Police Service (SAPS)must be attached.
  • Students with bursaries from other sponsors does not qualify.
  • As part of the terms and conditions, the successful students will sign a bursary contract with the IUCMA as per the external bursary policy.


The bursary covers ONLY the following: Registration, Tuition fees and Examination fees,Accommodation, Meals, Prescribed material and stipend in line with the IUCMA external bursary policy.

NB: Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

BURSARY APPLICATIONS FORMS ARE OBTAINED AT THE IUCMA OFFICES IN NELSPRUIT, PIET RETIEF / USUTHU AND BUSHBUCKRIDGE. BURSARY APPLICATION FORMS SHOULD BE DELIVERED AT: Human Resource Division,Inkomati-Usuthu Catchment Management Agency, Private Bag x11214, Nelspruit 1200 or hand deliver to Floor Number 8, MAXSA Building, Corner Streak and Ferreira Street, Nelspruit or sent to the email: Bursaries@iucma.co.za

Enquiries: Mr. CS Sewela / Mr. T Nkosi:013753 9000

If you have not received a response from this institution within one month after the closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

Closing Date: 15 January 2021 at 16:00

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