Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

 

ABOUT THE BURSAR

The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) was established in 1965 and since its inception, has provided study funding for more than 10 000 students.
 

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Bursaries will be awarded to students within the following fields of study:

  • Agriculture
  • Engineering
  • Science

 

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Residents of KwaZulu-Natal or Mpumalanga,
  • Registered or applied to study in one of the aforementioned faculties at a University/ University of Technology/ College of Agriculture, OR
  • The child of a sugarcane farm worker who has registered or applied in their chosen field of study at a University/ University of Technology/ College of Agriculture.

Please note which Universities and Colleges bursary awards may be redeemed at:
TUT Bursaries: Students may study at the Tshwane University of Technology only,
SITFE/UNITE Bursaries: Students may study at the Tshwane University of Technology only,
University Merit Bursaries: Students may study at the University of Zululand and the University of KwaZulu-Natal only,
Agricultural Bursaries: Students may study at the Cedara College of Agriculture, the University of Mpumalanga and the Owen Sithole College of Agriculture only,
University of Technology Merit Bursaries: Students may study at the Mangosuthu University of Technology and Durban University only,
 

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the SITFE Bursary Aplication Form (pdf).

Alternatively, the latest application form can be downloaded from: http://www.sasa.org.za/SugarIndustryTrustFundforEducation.aspx
 

The following documents must accompany your complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Proof of parents/ guardians income (payslips/ pension statement/ affidavit in unemployed) OR death certificate is parents are deceased,
  • Proof of connection to the sugar industry (if applicable),
  • Matric students must add:
    • Latest school report,
    • Final exam results (if available),
    • Proof of application/ registration to a tertiary institution,
  • Tertiary students must add:
    • Latest exam results.

Your complete application form and supporting documents can be submitted to:
1) TUT Bursaries, SITFE/UNITE Bursaries & University Merit Bursaries:
Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education c/o
South African Sugar Association
P O Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300
(please mark it accordingly)

2) Agricultural Bursaries:
2.1) University of Mpumalanga applicants:
University of Mpumalanga Bursaries
Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education c/o
South African Sugar Association
P O Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300
2.2) Cedara College applicants:
Hirst Simpson Agricultural Bursaries (Cedara College)
Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education
c/o South African Sugar Association
P O Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300
2.3) Owen Sithole College applicants:
Owen Sithole Agricultural Bursaries Sugar Industry Trust Fund for
Education c/o South African Sugar Association
P O Box 700
Mount Edgecombe
4300

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

CLOSING DATE

30 November annually.
 

CONTACT

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Tel: 031 508 7034
Fax: 031 508 7191
Email: bursaries@sasa.org.za

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