Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – SITFE

Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursary South Africa | The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) was founded as a private sector initiative in the year 1965 and is currently one of South Africa’s oldest Trust Funds. The SITFE’s main aim is to promote and support high quality, sustainable education within the sugarcane growing areas of South Africa.

Since its inception, the organisation has provided support for a range of educational programmes and projects, from bursaries; to arts and culture; teacher development and infrastructure development. Bursaries have been allocated to more than 10 000 learners, as well as funding for school building projects, tertiary institution financial support for working alongside specialist educational organizations.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) is inviting students from KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga to apply for bursary funding, for the 2022 academic year.

 

Bursaries are available for studies within the fields of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, at any public University, University of Technology or Agricultural College (Owen Sitole College of Agriculture or Cedara College of Agriculture) in South Africa.

Bursaries are also available for children of sugarcane farm workers, for ANY field of study, at a University, University of Technology or Agricultural College.

 

MORE ABOUT THE SITFE BURSARY PROGRAMME – SELECTION

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by no later than 17 January 2022 and shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview in the last week of January 2022.

Shortlisted candidates will be initially selected based on Matric results or most recent tertiary results, however, final selection will be based on applicants overall interview score.

Successful candidates will be contacted by no later than 28 February 2022 – if you do not receive any feedback by this date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

SITFE reserves the right to cancel the bursary award if candidates receive other full bursary funding or loans.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE SITFE 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 SITFE BURSARY

Download and complete the SITFE Bursary Application Form 2022 (.pdf)
 

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 in one of the following ways:
1) Email: bursaries@sasa.org.za
(Insert the words “SITFE Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).

2) Post:
Agricultural College bursaries:
Hirst Simpson Agricultural Bursaries
(Cedara College) Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education
c/o South African Sugar Association
PO Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300

OR

Owen Sithole Agricultural Bursaries
Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education
c/o South African Sugar Association
PO Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300

University of Technology bursaries:
University of Technology Bursaries
Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education c/o South African Sugar Association
P O Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300

University bursaries:
University Merit/Non-Merit Bursaries
Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education
c/o South African Sugar Association
P O Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300
 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE SITFE BURSARY

17 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 the Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) directly:
Tel: 031 508 7034
Email: bursaries@sasa.org.za

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