Department of Tourism Bursary Program

Deadline: 27th of October, 2023

The Department of Tourism offers Bursary opportunities to South African graduates studying (Diploma / Degree/ Hons/ MSc/ M Tech Masters/ PhD) in fields listed below:


  • Coastal and Marine Tourism
  • Communication (Graphic Design)
  • Contract Management
  • Data Science & Analytics
  • Construction Project Management
  • Economics
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Knowledge Management & Information Systems
  • Research Methodology
  • Risk Management
  • Supply chain Management (Demand Management)
  • Systems Analytics
  • Customer Service Management

Duration: The contract will be for the remainder of the study, renewable annually based on academic progress. Successful candidates will sign a bursary contract.


  • Applications forms must be sent via email or hand delivered by not later than the closing date. Bursaries are open only for full-time studies with any accredited institution in South Africa.


  • Applicants must complete the Bursary Application Form, certified copies of certificates, academic transcripts and an ID document, proof of registration, proof of guardian’s income and motivational letter.
  • Application forms are available on Tourism Departmental website ( or at reception of the Department of Tourism.
  • Applications must be addressed to the Director-General, Tourism House, 17 Trevenna Street, Sunnyside, 0002 or posted to Private Bag X 424, Pretoria, 0001, or e-mailed, with as subject title: Bursary application: Ms/Mr…. to any one of the email addresses below.

 Click here to apply 

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