Starke-Ayres Bursary Programme 2021

January 21, 2021

Starke-Ayres is inviting top-performing students to qualify for its annual Bursary Programme offering for the 2021 academic year.

Starke Ayres is a leading specialist in the flower, vegetable and lawn seeds distribution industry in Africa. The company is also a popular supplier of premium seed varieties to professional growers all over the world. They have their own vegetable seed growing programmes that are designed through years of sustained research and development. In line with attracting new talent for their research team roster.

Their focus is on after-sales service, providing assistance to farmers who are growing produce that be brought to market. With a network international of in-house and external sales agents, Starke Ayres is able to operate a successful distribution network to ensure that its products make it to the customers.

Starke-Ayres Bursary Programme

The Starke Ayres Bursary Programme is designed to acquire outstanding tertiary level students into the company’s diverse and growing pool of talent by providing these highly deserving students financial assistance in school.

The bursary covers any school-related expenditures which include tuition, registration and residence fees for up to R37 500 a year. The bursary coverage may be renewed each year depending on the beneficiary’s performance or academic results.

Who should apply?

Here’s a complete rundown of the requirements applicants must possess in order to be considered for the programme.

  • South African nationals with a valid ID document
  • Must have completed the first year of tertiary level education
  • Pursuing a degree in the following fields:
    • Bachelor of Science in Genetics
    • Bachelor of Science in Plant Breeding
    • Bachelor of Science in Plant Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Soil Science
    • Bachelor of Science in Plant Production

Qualified applicants are required to submit the certified copies of the following documents:

  • Proof of South African citizenship (ID document)
  • Latest academic record

What is the selection process?

No relevant info

How do I apply?

If you meet the basic programme requisites, go to their website and create a profile. Click on the link below to get started with the online application.

Apply online for the Starke-Ayres Bursary Programme 2021.

Application Deadline?

The deadline for submission of applications is on 31 January 2021.

Contact Information

Get more in-depth information about the company by viewing their homepage clicking on the below link:


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