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Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursary South Africa 2022-2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SITFE

We (sagist.co.za team) are pleased to inform you about Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursary South Africa 2022-2023 /read full details.

The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) was founded as a private sector initiative in the year 1965, and is currently one of South Africa’s oldest Trust Funds. The SITFE’s main aim is to promote and support high quality, sustainable education within the sugarcane growing areas of South Africa.

Since its inception, the organisation has provided support for a range of educational programmes and projects, from bursaries; to arts and culture; teacher development and infrastructure development. Bursaries have been allocated to more than 10 200 learners, as well as funding for school building projects, tertiary institution financial support for working alongside specialist educational organizations.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & SELECTION

SITFE provides bursary funding to students residing within KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga, South Africa’s sugarcane growing provinces. Bursaries will be awarded to students pursuing their studies towards an Agriculture Diploma at Owen Sithole College of Agriculture or Cedara College of Agriculture.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted at the beginning of December 2020 and invited to attend an interview in mid December. Should you not receive any feedback by 31 January 2021 at the latest, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Shortlisting will be based on Grade 11 final results and Grade 12 June results, final selection will be based on final Matric results.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • From one of the sugarcane growing provinces (Mpumalanga or KwaZulu-Natal)
  • Applied or registered to study towards an Agriculture Diploma
  • Applied or registered to study at one of the following institutions: Owen Sithole College of Agriculture / Cedara College of Agriculture
  • Preference will be given to disadvantaged students, as well as first year students from sugarcane growing areas

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Download and complete the SITFE Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
  • Matric mid-year results (certified copy)
  • Matric trial/ prelim results, if available (certified copy)
  • Matric final results, if available (certified copy)
  • Tertiary full academic record, if at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of your connection to the sugar industry, if applicable
  • Proof of family income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit if unemployed/ pension receipts if retired/ death certificate if deceased) (certified copies)
  • Proof of your application/ registration at a College of Agriculture

 

Applications must be posted to one of the following:
Hirst Simpson Agricultural Bursaries
(Cedara College) Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education
c/o South African Sugar Association
PO Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300

Owen Sithole Agricultural Bursaries
Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education
c/o South African Sugar Association
PO Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300

CLOSING DATE

30 October 2020.
(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 the SITFE directly:
The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE)
Tel: 031 508 7034
Fax: 031 508 7191
Email: bursaries@sasa.org.za