Digby Wells Environmental Bursary

By Victoria N · Dec 12, 2023
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Digby Wells Environmental invites all full-time students registering for their undergraduate (1st year, 2nd year, 3rd year) and Post Graduate studies for the 2024 academic year, to apply for the Digby Wells Bursary.



About Digby Wells Environmental Bursary 

Digby Wells is a leading environmental consulting firm, with over 25 years of experience and a team of passionate experts. Their commitment to environment extends beyond their projects. The Digby Wells Bursary, their flagship social responsibility initiative, empowers future generations of environmental champions by providing financial support and mentorship to South African students.


The bursary programme is open to students who want to pursue OR are pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies in the following fields:

  • BSc. Environmental Sciences
  • Geography
  • Zoology
  • Hydrogeology
  • Hydrology
  • BA Community Development
  • BSc; and
  • Research Psychology.



To qualify for the Digby Wells Bursary you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric OR in matric OR
  • You must be a university student
  • You must be studying or want to study towards an undergraduate/postgraduate qualification, within one of the fields of study listed above
  • You must be studying or want to study at a recognised and accredited institution of higher learning in South Africa (University or University of Technology)
  • Demonstrate academic potential.
  • Funding may only be awarded for full time study.
  • Demonstrate a high level of passion towards working outdoors and want to contribute and make a difference to the environment.
  • Demonstrate both a high degree of motivation and the preparation and ability required to complete their studies.
  • Provide proof of application to university of your choice
  • Students already registered at a University should provide an academic record.


Academic Requirements

Only applicants who have obtained the following marks for Grade 12 all year will be considered:

  • A minimum of 60% in Mathematics
  • A minimum of 60% in English
  • An average of 65% is required.



  • Tuition fees,
  • Book Allowance
  • Laptop

Additional benefits

Learners who will be inducted into the company, will also receive:

  • Paid vacation employment with practical training and on-site exposure,
  • On-going mentorship from our highly experienced staff and full-time employment on graduation.



  • Your certified ID Document
  • Certified copy of  Matric latest results, if currently in Matric
  • Certified copy of Matric certificate, if completed Matric
  • Certified copy of Full academic record, if currently studying at tertiary level
  • Proof of tertiary application and/or registration
  • Recommendation letter (NOT from a relative or family member)
  • Testimonial from an education official (see details on the application form)
  • Essay on your life (see topics on the application form)


How to apply for the Digby Wells Environmental Bursary - 2024

 To apply for the Digby Wells Bursary for 2024 follow the easy steps below:

Step 1: Download the Digby Wells Bursary application form HERE

Step 2: Fill in your personal details 

Step 3: Attach the supporting documents

Step 4: Email the scanned form to the following email address: [email protected]

All applications should be sent via email. Applications not sent by email will not be considered for funding.



 The closing date for the Digby Wells Environmental Bursary is on the 31st of December 2023. Late applications will not be accepted. For more information, visit the Digby Wells Bursary website HERE.



For any queries, please contact Digby Wells:

Tel: 011 789 9495

Email: [email protected] / [email protected]


If you love the environment, this bursary is perfect for you. The Digby Wells Bursary is your chance to turn that love into a career and work for a top environmental company in South Africa. Apply today, to change your life.


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