South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023
South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) Bursary South Africa
ABOUT THE COMPANY – SATI
The South African Table Grape Industry (SATI), founded in 2004, is the association for the table grape industry and the only representative of producers and producer-exporters. SATI aims to maintain South Africa’s position as the top choice for global retailers.
ABOUT THE SATI BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
The South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) is inviting students to apply for bursary funding for the 2023 academic year.
Bursaries will be awarded for Undergraduate (certificate, diploma, degree) and Postgraduate studies, in fields relevant to the table grape industry and its value chain, which include (but are not limited to) the following fields:
- Agricultural Economics
- Agricultural Management (specialising in viticulture)
- Chemistry/ Biochemistry
- Food Science
- Horticultural Science
- Plant Pathology
- Soil Science
- and other fields
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MORE ABOUT THE SATI BURSARY PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED, RENEWAL, SERVICE CONTRACT & SELECTION
The bursary will provide partial or full coverage for the following expenses: tuition fees, study materials, accommodation, food and living expenses (capped at R2400 per month), as well as any other expenses which students can motivate. Bursary funding will be dependent on the available budget and SATI CEO approval.
Bursaries are awarded for 1 year at a time and students must reapply for funding each year, which will be granted based on satisfactory academic performance.
Bursary recipients will be required to work for SATI (or an entity related to the SA Table Grape Industry), for a duration equivalent to the funding received.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by no later than 31 January 2023 – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SATI 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):
- You must be a South African citizen
- Further Education and Training (FET) applicants: you must have completed grade 8 or equivalent under the South African Qualification Authority
- Tertiary Education (TE) applicants: you must have completed Matric or equivalent under the South African Qualification Authority
- You must be a Black student (especially land reform beneficiaries and their children)
- You must be interested in pursuing a career within the table grape industry (or supporting industries)
- You must study within a field of study relevant to the table grape industry (including but not limited to the fields listed above)
- You must study towards an Undergraduate or Postgraduate qualification
- You must study on a part-time or full-time basis
- You must have a strong academic record
- Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged students, candidates in financial need and those already involved in the table grape industry and/ or form part of a table grape empowerment business/ initiative
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SATI BURSARY
Applications must be submitted online at; South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) Bursary Application 2022
Applicants must read the SATI Bursary Guidelines (.pdf) before applying.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Further Education and Training (FET) applicants: grade 8 certificate/ final report (certified copy)
- Tertiary Education (TE) applicants: Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Certificates of any other qualifications completed after Matric, if applicable
- Full academic record, if currently studying (on tertiary letterhead)
- Proof of tertiary acceptance/ registration (on tertiary letterhead)
- A signed declaration of commitment from the mentor (with their name and contact information)
- Postgraduate applicants: proof of acceptance to pursue a postgraduate qualification as part of the research project team
- Medical note stating the type of disability, if disabled (certified copy)
- Parents or guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of SASSA grant or pension if applicable, death certificate if deceased)
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SATI BURSARY
31 August 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 SATI directly:
Tel: 021 863 0366
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