Closing Date: Friday 8th of September 2023
Organization Southern Farms
Employment Type Bursary
Province Gauteng
Town/City Pretoria
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Southern Farms invites South African student to apply for Bursary Programme 2023 / 2024 academic year.

The Agricultural bursary will be awarded for studies within the following fields:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Agricultural Production & Management
  • Food Production Systems
  • Plant & Soil Science

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, accommodation allowance, meal allowance and any other expenses at the discression of the Company.

The bursary will be awarded for 1 academic year and is renewable each year, based on satisfactory academic performance.

Bursary recipients will be required to partake in vacation work during December holidays (grape harvest season), at Southern Farms in the Northern Cape or any affiliated farm.

After graduation, students may be required to work for Southern Farms for an equal duration of the bursary award receive.

Successful candidates will be notified in December 2023 or January 2024 – if you do not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must residing in South Africa
  • You must be between 19 and 25 years old
  • You must be from a previously disadvantaged group
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying full time towards an agricultural qualification, in one of the fields listed above
  • You must have completed your 1st or 2nd year of study
  • You must be entering your 2nd or 3rd year of study in 2024
  • You must be studying at a recognised and accredited college or university in South Africa
  • You must agree to all the terms and conditions of the bursary (on the application form)
  • Preference will be given to the following candidates: previously disadvantaged candidates (including black students and persons with disabilities); candidates in financial need and unemployed youth between the ages of 19 and 25 years old

How to apply

Download and complete the Southern Farms Bursary Application Form 2024(.pdf)

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Drivers licence, if applicable (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, including most recent results/ transcripts (on university letterhead)
  • Current account statement from institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of parents or guardians household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of grant or pension if applicable)

Applications must be submitted via email to:
(Insert the words “Southern Farms Bursary Application 2024” in the email subject line).

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