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Subtrop SAAGA Bursary South Africa 2022-2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SUBTROP

We (sagist.co.za team) are pleased to inform you about  Subtrop SAAGA Bursary South Africa 2022-2023  /read full details.

South Africa Subtropical Growers’ Association (Subtrop) is an association which manages the affairs of 3 other associations, including the South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA), the South African Litchi Growers’ Association (SALGA) and the South African Mango Growers’ Association (SAMGA).

SAAGA’s list of objectives and aims include: to research the production and marketing of avocados; to provide recommendations regarding the after harvest handling and distribution of avocados; to encourage local marketing of avocados as well as export and assist with marketing information distribution and more.

ABOUT THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Subtrop are inviting students to apply for the SAAGA bursary for the 2022 academic year. Every year, the bursary scheme provides financial assistance to students pursuing Agricultural studies, with the goal of ensuring graduates of colour enter the South African avocado industry.

Students who are studying towards a BSc Agriculture degree or equivalent (majoring in Horticultural Science, Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness) are encouraged to apply.

MORE ABOUT THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE, OBLIGATIONS & SELECTION

Bursaries are awarded for 1 academic year at a time, and are renewable each year based on satisfactory academic performance. The bursary value will depend on the needs of the students and will be reviewed annually.

Bursary recipients will be required to enter into a contractual agreement with Subtrop. Once graduated, students will be required to work for SA Subtropical Growers’ Association (Subtrop) for an amount of time equal to their bursary award.

Subtrop will appoint a panel of judges to make the selection for the bursary. All candidates will receive feedback on the outcome of their application as soon as possible.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be a student of colour
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards a BSc Agriculture or equivalent degree qualification
  • You must be studying at a recognised tertiary institution within South Africa

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY

Applications may be submitted in either of the following ways:

1) Online at: Subtrop SAAGA Online Bursary Application

2) By downloading and complete the Subtrop Lindsey Milne Bursary Application Form (in one of the following formats):
Subtrop SAAGA Bursary Application Form (.docx)
Subtrop SAAGA Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Applications must be then be submitted electronically via email to Ms Delané Landman: delane@subtrop.co.za
(Insert the words “Subtrop SAAGA Bursary Application” in the email subject line).

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY

Applicants must upload (if applying online) or email (if applying with an application form) clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full university academic record (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Motivational letter stating why you deserve to be awarded a bursary
  • Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
  • Details of any other bursary or scholarship awards which you currently hold
  • 3 references (full name, relationship to you, email address and contact number)

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY

31 October 2021.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Subtrop directly:
Contact Person: Ms Delané Landman
Tel: 015 307 3676 / 015 307 3677
Email: delane@subtrop.co.za
Please do NOT contact Subtrop if this bursary has already closed. View our other bursaries open for application here: https://www.zabursaries.co.za/bursary-news/

This bursary listing was last updated on: 28 July 2021.