Department of Tourism Bursary 2025/2026

Department of Tourism Bursary 2025/2026

The Department of Tourism Bursary Application for 2025/2026. Find below How to Apply for the Department of Tourism Bursary 2025/2026.

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About the Department of Tourism: The Department of Tourism, as one of the South African government departments, is responsible for the development and promotion of tourism within South Africa, as well as in other countries in Africa. The department’s vision is to create tourism development that is sustainable and to allow for economic growth in South Africa. The aim is to increase investment within the country’s tourism sector, develop a culture of tourism amongst South Africans, increase inbound tourism, and increase how the sector contributes to economic growth and job creation.

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Field of Study

  • ​​Communication Technologies
  • ​Construction Management
  • Development Studies
  • Economics
  • Environmental Management
  • Human Resources Management and Development
  • ​Information Technology (Soft Development, Data Warehousing and related fields)
  • International Relations
  • ​Project Management
  • Tourism Management/ Tourism Development

Department of Tourism Bursary Application Requirements 2025/2026

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying or intend on studying full-time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (Undergraduate/ Postgraduate/ Honours and Masters)
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • NOT currently employed
  • NOT a staff member of The National Department of Tourism

Department of Tourism Bursary Application Procedures 2025/2026

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Other qualification certificates, if applicable (certified copies)
  • Recent academic records (certified copy)
  • Confirmation of registration (if currently registered to study at a tertiary institution)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed)
  • Admission letter
  • Research proposal (Honours and Masters degree students only)
  • Motivational letter supporting your application

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:

1) Email: any of the 3 Skills Development email addresses:

  • kmalemela@tourism.gov.za
  • lshiviti@tourism.gov.za
  • ktaunyane@tourism.gov.za

(Email title should include: “Bursary application: Ms/Mr and your surname”)

1) Post:

  • The Director-General
  • Department of Tourism
  • Private Bag X424
  • Pretoria
  • 0001

3) Hand delivery:

  • Director-General
  • Tourism House
  • 17 Trevena Street
  • Sunnyside
  • 0002

Closing Date: 6 November

Contact the Department of Tourism for more details about the Bursary and also check your status.

Please contact the National Department of Tourism directly:

Contact People:

  • Mr Lucky Shiviti (Tel: 012 444 6172, Email: lshiviti@tourism.gov.za)
  • Ms Kgomotso Taunyane (Tel: 012 444 6164, Email: ktaunyane@tourism.gov.za)
  • Ms Koketso at Malemela (Tel: 012 444 6191, Email: kmalemela@tourim.gov.za)

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