The Institute of Environment and Recreation Management


Kirstenbosch Scholarship 2019

The above Scholarship was established in 1966 to enable suitably qualified candidates to aid in the preservation of the indigenous flora of South Africa.


The B-Tech / Advanced Diploma research projects identified for the 2020-2021 scholarship:

  • To increase the representation and conservation of value of the Proteaceae collection through field work and propagation practices.
  • Taking action to restore/augment populations of threatened plant species in the Cape Floristic Region - Connecting ex-situ and in-situ plant conservation in Botanical Gardens and Seedbanks.
  • Vegetative production of Aloidendron dichotomum


Details of these projects can be found in the links below:

Prospective candidates with a special aptitude for botany and research work connected with indigenous flora, in possession of a National Diploma in Horticulture and with provisional acceptance from a university towards B-Tech / Advanced Diploma (Horticulture) studies in 2020, are invited to apply. The scholarship is only available to South African citizens and will be awarded in line with national equity targets.


IERM/WAFA Scholarship