Subtrop SAAGA Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
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ABOUT THE COMPANY – SUBTROP
South Africa Subtropical Growers’ Association (Subtrop) is an association that manages the affairs of 3 other associations, including the South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA), the South African Litchi Growers’ Association (SALGA) and the South African Mango Growers’ Association (SAMGA).
SAAGA’s list of objectives and aims include: researching the production and marketing of avocados; providing recommendations regarding the after-harvest handling and distribution of avocados; to encourage local marketing of avocados as well as export and assisting with marketing information distribution and more.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED | SERVICE CONTRACT
Subtrop is inviting students to apply for the South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA) Bursary, for the 2023 academic year..
Bursaries will be awarded to students from historically disadvantaged groups, for Undergraduate and Postgraduate (Honours and Master’s degrees) studies towards a BSc Agriculture degree or equivalent (majoring in Horticultural Science, Agricultural Economics or Agribusiness).
Every year, the bursary scheme provides financial assistance to students within the Agricultural field, with the goal of ensuring graduates of colour enter the South African avocado industry.
Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Subtrop SAAGA Bursary.
MORE ABOUT THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE, OBLIGATIONS | SELECTION
Bursaries are awarded for 1 academic year at a time and are renewable each year based on satisfactory academic performance. The bursary value will depend on the needs of the students and will be reviewed annually.
Bursary recipients will be required to enter into a contractual agreement with Subtrop. After graduation, students will be required to work for the SA Subtropical Growers’ Association (Subtrop) for an amount of time equal to their bursary award.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by no later than 31 December 2022 – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Subtrop will appoint a panel of judges to make the selection for the bursary, and successful applicants will be required to sign a contractual agreement. All candidates will receive feedback on the outcome of their application as soon as possible.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SUBTROP SAAGA 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
- You must be a student of colour
- You must have completed Matric
- You must be studying towards an Undergraduate or Postgraduate Agriculture or equivalent degree qualification (as mentioned above)
- You must be studying at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution within South Africa
- You must read and agree to all of the terms stated on the application form
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY
Download and complete the Subtrop SAAGA Bursary Application Form 2022 (.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):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric certificate (certified copy)
- Full university academic record/ transcripts (on institutions letterhead)
- A motivational letter stating why you should be awarded the bursary (read our tips on how to write a bursary motivational letter)
- Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages)
- Details of any other bursary or scholarship awards which you currently hold
- 3 references (full name, relationship to you, email address and contact number)
Applications must be submitted via email to: email@example.com
(Insert the words “Subtrop SAAGA Bursary Application” in the email subject line).
CLOSING DATE FOR THE SUBTROP SAAGA BURSARY
31 October 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 Subtrop directly:
Contact Person: Ms Delané Landman
Tel: 015 307 3676 / 015 307 3677
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