Citrus Academy invites South African student to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 / 2024 academic year.
Citrus Academy are looking for students who are entering their second year of study at any accredited tertiary institution in South Africa, studying towards an agricultural-related degree.
About Citrus Academy Bursaries
Citrus Academy is not an academic institution. They offer bursary support to students studying towards agricultural-related degrees at tertiary institutions in South Africa.
Any person studying at a registered tertiary education institution in a field related to citrus production or research can apply for a tertiary education support bursary.
If you fulfill the below criteria you may apply for a Citrus Academy bursary:
A citizen of South Africa, Swaziland or Zimbabwe
Studying fulltime or part-time at a registered tertiary academic institution in South Africa
Studying in a field related to citrus production or research
Going into your second year of study, or above
Interested in a career in the citrus industry
Satisfied that you comply with the terms and conditions of the Bursary Fund agreement
The bursary provides funding to cover tuition, accommodation, meals, books and stationery, research costs (postgraduate students only), and other expenses related to a students’ studies.
Applications for the following academic year are open from 1 June to 15 September every year.
To apply to the Bursary Fund, an online application must be completed. Please note that they accept only online applications, and no faxed, emailed or snail-mailed applications will be considered.
In addition to completing the application, you need to submit a copy of your ID document and your latest academic results.https://d2e401e391fd74664d09483a5e6f7269.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-40/html/container.html
Be sure to follow all the instructions on the application form very carefully.
After the closing date, applications are listed in a database, scored according to a weighted scoring system, and ranked.
Postgraduate applications are sent to leading citrus researchers and academics in different fields who score applications in terms of importance and priority. Please note that it is essential for postgraduate applicants to provide sufficient detail of their research project and supervisor in order to facilitate this process.
Once all scoring has been completed, the top applicants are shortlisted together with current Bursary Fund beneficiaries who wish to continue their studies.
The amounts applied for may be adjusted in order to ensure equitable funding and to manage risk.
The shortlist is then submitted for approval and funding is secured.