Maize Trust Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

Maize Trust Bursary South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – MAIZE TRUST

The Maize Trust, established in 1998, was formed after the Maize Board closure, with the main aim of promoting the maize industry of South Africa.

The Trust provides the maize industry with financial support, to organisations and institutions who conduct production and market related research programmes.
The Trust also provides funding assimilation and circulation of market information, as well as to increase market access for the maize industry’s benefit.
 

ABOUT THE MAIZE TRUST BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Maize Trust is inviting students to apply for postgraduate bursary funding, for the 2022 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for Masters and Doctoral studies, within the maize industry, which is relevant to the maize industry in South Africa, including the following:

 

MORE ABOUT THE MAIZE TRUST BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION

The value of the bursary will depend on the level of study:
MSc/ Masters by Dissertation students will receive funding up to R95 000 per annum, for 2 years.
PhD/ Doctoral Research students will receive funding up to R125 000 per annum for 3 years.

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The first bursary instalment will be paid in January 2022. Bursary funding will be paid according to the submitted and approved progress reports, by the student and their supervisor.

Once students have graduated, they must work within the maize industry of South Africa, for a duration of time equal to that of the bursary received.
 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and required to partake in telephonic interviews.
Successful applicants will be notified within 8 weeks of the application closing date – if you do not receive any feedback within this time frame, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAIZE TRUST 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):

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MAIZE TRUST BURSARY

Applications must be done online at Maize Trust Bursary Application 2022
 

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Submit 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 may be disqualified):

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE MAIZE TRUST BURSARY

30 September 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 L&L Agricultural Services (the Maize Trust’s bursary administrators) directly:
Tel: 012 807 3958
Email: marilette@llagric.co.za
Contact page: https://agrimanage.co.za/contact-us/

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