Any citizen of South Africa, Swaziland or Zimbabwe who is studying a course related to agriculture at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa can apply for the bursary.
Please note that students are only supported from their second year of study.
You may apply if you are studying any agricultural course relating to citrus production is valid, as well as courses related to the agricultural industry such as logistics, entomology etc.
Applications are rated according to the following criteria:
1) Previously disadvantaged status;
2) Appropriateness of field of study;
3) Academic performance;
4) Financial need;
5) Background relation to the citrus industry;
6) Gender (female candidates preferred);
Citrus Academy can assist Bursary Funded students in finding suitable vacation work in line with their studies.
Bursary Fund students have to maintain a minimum D-average and may not fail any main subject outright.
Undergraduate, certificate and diploma students have to perform a minimum of four weeks vacation work per year.
All students are expected to work in the citrus industry on completion of their studies for a minimum period equal to the period for which they received support.
Failure to adhere to the above will result in the student having to pay back the bursary money.
If you qualify the bursary can cover all study-related expenses, including tuition fees, on-campus accommodation, research costs, books and stationery.
Successful candidates will be informed accordingly before the middle of December after the application was submitted.
Please note that only successful candidates are notified, and therefore, if you have not received any notification, your application was unfortunately not successful.
The closing date for applications is 30 September of the year preceding the proposed year of study