Land Bank Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

By | January 27, 2020

Land Bank Bursary South Africa 2020 – 2021

ABOUT THE COMPANY – LAND BANK

The Land and Agricultural Development Bank of South Africa (Land Bank), was established in 1912 and is government owned by the Development Finance Institution. The bank’s key shareholder is the National Treasury and it is governed by the Land and Agricultural Development Bank Act 15 of 2002.

The Bank provides financial services to farmers, including the financing of land, equipment, assets and credit.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Land Bank will be awarding bursaries each year, in fields aligned to the business needs of the company. This year bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Finance
  • Credit
  • Business Management
  • Risk Management/ Compliance
  • Internal Auditing & Procurement
  • Investment Management
  • Insurance
  • Project Management
  • Human Resources
  • Legal
  • Information Technology
  • Agricultural related studies

 

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for tuition fees, prescribed books, accommodation and meals. Successful recipients will be required to sign a bursary contract with Land Bank.

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Shortlisted applicants will be required to attend an interview at the Land Bank Head Office in Centurion before final selection is made.

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
  • Studying within one of the aforementioned fields of study (2nd/ 3rd/ 4th year students only)
  • Registered or accepted to study at a University/ University of Technology/ Agricultural College in South Africa
  • Strong academic record
  • Interested in pursuing a career within the Agricultural sector
  • Proven financial need
  • NOT in receipt of any other bursary funding

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Application forms are available on the Land Bank website here: https://landbank.co.za/Pages/Bursary-Opportunities.aspx
Upload clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate or Matric results (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/ acceptance from tertiary institution
  • Parents/ guardians proof of household income (payslips if employed/ sworn affidavit if unemployed)
  • Completed and signed Land-Bank-Declaration-of-Financial-Conditions (.pdf)
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Applications must be submitted electronically via email to: bursaries@landbank.co.za
(Insert the words “Land Bank Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

CLOSING DATE

31 January 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 Land Bank directly:
Email: bursaries@landbank.co.za

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