GWK Ben Scholtz Bursary Fund South Africa 2020 – 2021

By | January 31, 2019

GWK Ben Scholtz Bursary Fund South Africa 2020 – 2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – GWK

GWK is a leading company within the agribusiness sector, are one of the biggest and most diverse agribusinesses in the country. The companies sole aim is to improve lives – this includes the lives of their personnel; the lives of their farmers and the lives of their consumers.

GWK is split into 3 sub-sectors:
GWK Agri, which provides solutions to farmers by supporting them from start to finish. GWK provides input, solutions and other services to farmers.
GWK Farm Foods, which connects consumers with their food source (the farmer). GWK takes consumer needs into account and produces products of the highest quality.
GWK Trading, which focuses on creating top international and national markets for the companies products. GWK handle the trading of their farmer’s products and establish seamless trading channels for farmers to continue with their production.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The GWK Ben Scholtz Bursary Fund will be awarding bursaries to students who intend on studying towards career options within GWK or scarce skills, such as:

 
  • Agricultural Economists
  • Agriculturists
  • Buyers
  • Grain Procurers
  • Programmers
  • Safex traders
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MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SERVICE CONTRACT

The bursary award will cover the cost of registration fees, tuition and prescribed textbooks.

Once students have completed their qualification, they will be eligible to take up a vacancy within the GWK Group. Should there not be any available vacancies, the bursary will be converted into a loan and required to be paid back.

GWK will provide feedback on the outcome of all successful bursary applications by 31 October at the latest.
 

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
  • Good academic record
  • Studying or intend on studying in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying or intend on studying at a recognised tertiary institution in SA

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at http://www.gwk.co.za/Bursary
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Latest exam results (certified copy)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Course details
  • Fees involved in your selected course (including registration fees, tuition and prescribed books)
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CLOSING DATE

31 August 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 GWK directly:
GWK Head Office
Tel: 053 298 8200

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