Citrus Academy Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

The Citrus Academy was established in 2005 and is a non-profit company, founded by the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA) of Southern Africa as a way to develop human resources within the citrus industry of Southern African.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Bursaries will be awarded to students studying towards an agricultural course, related to citrus production. Those studying towards agricultural qualifications such as: entomology and logistics will also be considered.

Bursaries will be awarded to students from their second year of study (no students will be funded for their first year of study)

The bursary award will cover the following expenses: tuition fees, prescribed books, stationery, meals, accommodation at the tertiary institution and research costs (for postgraduate students).

On completion of their studies, students will be required to take up employment within the citrus industry, for a period of time equal to their bursary award.
 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African/ Zimbabwean/ Swaziland citizen,
  • Studying an agriculture related qualification,
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institution (College/ University/ University of Technology) within South Africa,
  • Proven financial need.

*Preference will be given to students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds, female students and those who are disabled.
 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications must be done online at: http://citrusacademy.org.za/bursary-fund/apply-online
 

CLOSING DATE

30 September annually.
(applications open on 1 June annually).

The following supporting documentation must be uploaded online:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Latest examination results,
  • Any secondary education results,
  • Current tertiary academic results record.

 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Tel: 031 765 3410/ 3412

The Bursary Fund Manager: Candice Burgin
Email: candice@citrusacademy.org.za

The Bursary Fund Administrative Assistant: Londiwe Ngcobo
Email: londiwe@citrusacademy.org.za

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