Bursaries

SASCP Bursary Programme 2020 – 2021

March 2, 2020

The South African Society of Crop Production, or SASCP, is calling on promising and deserving students who would be interested in applying for the organization’s Bursary Programme for the 2020 academic year. More detailed information about this bursary offering and the bursary provider is available below.

The South African Society of Crop Production is a scientific organization that aims to provide leadership in the field of crop science to advance research, training and technology transfer. The Organization is dedicated to increasing public awareness and knowledge of scientific management of soils, the environment and crops to ensure long term sustainability to benefit society.

Established in 1971 in Pretoria, the SASCP is mandated by the Constitution to promote the knowledge and science of crop production in the country, with special attention to its advancement, implementation and expansion. This also encompasses working with relevant societies in and outside the country.

The recognition of outstanding service or achievements in the crop production industry by awarding trophies, granting honorary fellowships, memberships and other fitting marks of honour are in the Constitution.

The SASCP Bursary Programme

The SASCP Bursary Programme is a full bursary scheme that’s given to academically performing and deserving students. These are full-time students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate courses related to Crop Production.

Who should apply?

Only candidates who satisfy the following minimum qualifications are eligible to apply for bursary support:

  • A South African citizen or a permanent resident
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students taking up any study relevant to Crop Production such as Crop Science or Agronomy at a recognized South African tertiary education institution
  • Must be active and full-time students
  • Students from a financially-challenged background preferred

How do I apply?

Candidates who are able to meet the initial eligibility requirements and would like to apply for bursary support will need to apply online via the SASCP website. Moreover, the following documents will need to be sent via email to lisas@elsenburg.com or admin@sascp.org.za:

  • Scholastic records of the previous year from a tertiary level institution
  • Proof of admission or registration for the current academic year
  • Letter of motivation
  • Reference letter coming from the faculty dean or study leader

Click the link and fill out the application form.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 15 March 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Contact Information

Should you have further questions about the bursary programme, send an email to admin@sascp.org.za.

Click here to view a PDF copy of the SASCP Bursary Programme 2020 advert.

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