The Department offers talented, young individuals the opportunity for further study via the Water Affairs bursary program. This is for full-time studies towards a qualification within a specific field. Candidates who receive these bursaries will have the following covered by the Department:
Book or study material allowance
A personal allowance
Candidates who receive bursaries from the Department of Water Affairs will be required to join the companies Water Learning Academy, upon completion of their qualification. This will be on a fixed term basis not exceeding 5 years, and no less than 3 years. If the candidate decides, that they no longer want to be part of this program after completion of their studies, they will be held responsible for payment of all bursary funding, plus interests back to the Department.