Elsenburg Agriculture Training Institute Bursaries or Scholarship

Elsenburg Agriculture Training Institute Bursaries or Scholarship

Elsenburg Agriculture Training Institute

 External Bursary / Scholarship Scheme

Bursary/Scholarship Programme

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The Western Cape Department of Agriculture awards bursaries to students studying full-time at a Higher Educational Institution towards obtaining a SAQA registered qualification in the Agricultural fields, or High School learners studying mathematics and sciences who have been identified as potential candidates for further studies in the Agricultural fields.

Criteria for Scholarship:
Rural youth specifically, Farm Worker children completing a high school qualification which includes the subjects of with pure mathematics and sciences. 

 

Bursaries are offered in the following full time study fields:

 Engineering

Agronomy

Veterinary science

Extension services

Bio-resource engineering

Grassland science

Soil science

Horticulture and hydroponics

Biological nitrogen fixation

Microbiology

Weed biocontrol science

Finance (accounting, internal auditing, etc.)

 Economics (agriculture)

Viticulture and oenology

Animal health

Agricultural biotechnology

Food science and technology

Plant pathology

Animal science

Agricultural technical services

Entomology

Statistics

Human resource management

 

 

Requirements:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens. Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged unemployed youth.
  • Applicants must have proof of admission (provisional admission) to a higher education institution or institutions where the applied field of study is offered.
  • Applicants must complete the relevant bursary application forms, which are available on the website: www.elsenburg.com
  • Successful candidates will be expected to enter into a contractual agreement with the Western Cape Department of Agriculture.

 

What does the bursary cover?

  • Registration and tuition fees required by the Educational Institution.
  • Books that is prescribed by the Educational Institution.
  • Hostel fees and meals where required.
  • Scholarship will include school uniforms (if required).

 

Please take note:

  • Preference will be given to qualifying applicants from historically disadvantaged groups residing in the Western Cape.
  • Females and People with Disabilities, are encouraged to apply

NB: FAILURE TO SUBMIT THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING DISQUALIFIED.

CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE LIMITED TO SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES. SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO A PERSONAL SUITABLITY CHECKS.

Checklist

Please indicate with a   √  to ensure complete application:

Bursary/ Scholarship Application Form fully completed (proof of income, testimonial & written estimation of costs to be handed in by applicant)
Curriculum Vitae attached
Certified copy of ID document
Certified copy of driver’s licence if available
Certified copy of Matric (Grade 12) certificate
Certified Academic records/ School reports for previous year
Certified proof of registration for the current year
Certified Higher Education Qualifications
Proof of the expenses for the full remaining period of the qualification including hostel accommodation if needed

 

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