Illovo Sugar Limited Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

By | January 29, 2019

Illovo Sugar Limited Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ILLOVO SUGAR

Illovo Sugar Limited was founded in 1891 and is currently the biggest sugar producer in South Africa. The company is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods Plc., which owns 51% of the companies issued share capital. They currently employ over 12 000 permanent staff members and over 18 000 temporary staff members.

Illovo Sugar produces refined and raw sugar, from sugar cane acquired via their agricultural operations and independent growers, supplied to their factories. The companies product is distributed to local, regional African, United States, European Union (EU) and global markets.

The companies subsidiaries include: Illovo Sugar South Africa (located in Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa); Illovo Sugar Malawi (located in Limbe, Malawi); Ubombo Sugar (located in Swaziland); Maragra Açúcar (located inMaputo, Mozambique); Kilombero Sugar (located in Tanzania) and Zambia Sugar (located in Mazabuka, Zambia).
 

 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Agriculture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (heavy and light current)
  • Instrument Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
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MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & OTHER

The bursary will cover the following expenses: registration fees, tuition, exam fees, prescribed textbooks, meals and accommodation.

Please note:
1) University of Technology students will be sponsored for in-service training, on condition that they complete their B Tech degree.
2) Students may be requested to complete vacation work at Illovo.
3) Students may be requested to undergo practical training at an Illovo Operating Centre.
 

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
  • Studying (or intend on studying) in one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying (or intend on studying) at a University or University of Technology
  • Matric students: achieving high academic results in English, Science and Mathematics
  • Tertiary students: achieving high academic results in all subjects

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at: https://www.illovocareers.co.za/Bursary-and-Grad

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 of)
  • Matric students: latest results (mid-year) AND proof of acceptance to study in one of the above fields at a University or Technikon (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Tertiary students: Matric certificate (certified copy) AND latest academic results (on tertiary letterhead)
  • Curriculum Viate
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CLOSING DATE

15 September annually.
(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 Illovo Sugar directly:
Department: Illovo Bursaries and Graduate Programmes
Contact Person: Zanele Dube
Email: ZDube@illovo.co.za

Illovo Sugar
Tel: 031 508 4300

See Also: 

South African Bursaries Open All Year Round

South African Bursaries Closing In January 2019

South African Bursaries Closing In February 2019