SAAFoST Bursary (for Undergraduate Students) South Africa 2021 – 2022

SAAFoST Bursary (for Undergraduate Students) South Africa

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SAAFOST

The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) Foundation is the association of food science, technology and other professionals serving South Africa’s food and allied industries. SAAFoST aims at increasing the knowledge base of food science and technology by encouraging scientific research, a membership magazine publication, workshops, seminars, exhibitions, meetings and assisting in educational activities. The company is non-profit and mainly run by volunteers, with around 2000 members across Southern Africa.

SAAFoST have established the SAAFoST Foundation, which will be responsible for the administration of SAAFoST academic bursaries, awards and prizes.

ABOUT THE SAAFOST BURSARY PROGRAMMES – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) Foundation are inviting students to apply for bursaries, within the Food Science and Technology field of study. Bursaries are awarded based on 3 major factors – academic merit demonstrated potential and employment equity.

SAAFoST will be awarding 3 types of bursaries for the 2022 academic year:
1) SAAFoST Matriculant Bursary: covers students currently in Matric, who intend on studying full time towards a first undergraduate Degree or Diploma within the Food Science and Technology field. The bursary will provide cover for tuition fees up to a maximum of R35 000 per year. Payments will be made in 2 instalments, to the tertiary institution where the recipient is undertaking studies. Find more information here.

2) SAAFoST Undergraduate Bursary: covers students pursuing full-time studies towards a first undergraduate Degree or Diploma within the Food Science and Technology field. The bursary will provide cover for tuition fees up to a maximum of R35 000 per year, until graduation. Payments will be made in 2 instalments, to the tertiary institution where the recipient is undertaking studies.

3) SAAFoST Part-Time Bursary for SAAFoST Members: covers SAAFoST paid-up full members, studying part-time studies towards a BSc Hons or BTech qualification, within the Food Science and Technology field. The bursary will provide cover for tuition fees up to a maximum of R35 000 (or pro-rata) over 2 years. Payments will be made in 2 instalments, to the tertiary institution where the recipient is undertaking studies. Find more information here.

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ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SAAFOST UNDERGRADUATE 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 SAAFOST UNDERGRADUATE BURSARY

Download and complete the application form in one of the following formats:
SAAFoST Bursary Application Form (Undergraduate Students) (.pdf)
SAAFoST Bursary Application Form (Undergraduate Students) (.docx)

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 may be disqualified):

Applications must be submitted via email to the SAAFoST Membership Development Officer: irene@saafost.org.za
(Insert the words “SAAFoST Undergraduate Bursary Application” in the email subject line).
Application details for the SAAFoST Matriculant Bursary are available here.
Application details for the SAAFoST Part-Time Bursary are available here.

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NOTES ABOUT THE SAAFOST UNDERGRADUATE BURSARY

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SAAFOST UNDERGRADUATE BURSARY

31 January 2022.
(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 SAAFoST directly:
Tel: 071 870 2633
Email: irene@saafost.org.za

Things To Note Before Applying For A Bursary

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