SA Cultivar & Technology Agency (SACTA): Bursaries 2023

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  • South Africa, South Africa View on Map
  • Post Date : May 15, 2022
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022
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  • Company Samancor
  • Closing Date 30-09-22
  • Category Bursaries

Job Description

Requirements:

Applicants are invited to apply for postgraduate bursaries with SACTA to further their studies within the grain and oilseeds breeding and technology industry.

The basic requirements for application of a bursary with SACTA are:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens.
  • Applicants must be admitted to study full time with the institution of their choice.
  • SACTA bursaries are only awarded to Honours, Masters and Doctoral studies.
  • The field of study must be relevant to the South African breeding and technology industry.
  • Successful applicants may not be in receipt of alternative funding from alternate sources.
  • The proposal for the dissertation/thesis must be approved by SACTA prior to the commencement of the studies.
  • Upon application, SACTA requires:
    • a) A completed application form,
    • b) A certified copy of a South African identity document/passport,
    • c) Updated curriculum vitae,
    • d) The latest academic transcript/record on an official letterhead,
    • e) Proof of registration and a fee statement (if available).
  • A formal bursary agreement is to be concluded with SACTA should a bursary be awarded.
  • A supervisor for the study programme must be designated by the Institution where the study will be undertaken and must be approved by SACTA.
  • It is the responsibility of the Student to inform the Supervisor that he/she will be required to register with the particular Bursary Scheme on our website. The URL address thereof may be provided to the supervisor either by the student or upon request.
  • Applicants will be expected to work in the South African grain and oilseeds breeding and technology industry for the same period for which a bursary was awarded.
  • Annual bursary amounts will be determined by SACTA each year.
  • Closing date for bursary application submissions is 30 September of every year.

Bursary Conditions:

  • This bursary will ONLY fund Applicants registered for Honours, Masters by Dissertation or Doctoral qualifications.
  • Only Applicants who apply by the specified date, have completed the application form and submitted all necessary supporting documents will be considered.
  • Applications will not be processed unless the Legal Undertaking (Section E), on this Application form, has been completed and signed by the applicant concerned.
  • Application for a bursary does not obligate SACTA to award a student a bursary, nor does it guarantee that any bursaries will be awarded.
  • Telephonic interviews with shortlisted applicants will be conducted.
  • Applicants will be notified of a successful outcome within 8 weeks of the closing date.
  • Should applicants not receive correspondence from SACTA within the 8 weeks from the closing date, applicants may accept that their application is unsuccessful.
  • The Initial instalment of the bursary is payable in January.
  • All bursary awards are conditional upon receipt of a positive report from the student’s supervisor.
  • Continued receipt of the bursary is dependent on a favourable supervisor’s progress report/s and the acceptance of the bursary holder’s progress report by SACTA indicating how the recipient is progressing with his/her studies.
  • Applicants will be expected to submit a hard and soft copy of the completed thesis/dissertation on completion of their studies, which will be posted on relevant industry websites.

Scope:

  • Honours:
    • Bursaries totaling R68 250,00 per annum, for two years, in respect of Hons Applicants.
    • Bursaries will only be paid out according to the submitted and approved progress reports by both the student and their supervisor.
  • Masters by Dissertation:
    • Bursaries totaling R99 750,00 per annum, for two years, in respect of MSc Applicants.
    • Bursaries will only be paid out according to the submitted and approved progress reports by both the student and their supervisor.
  • Doctoral Research:
    • Bursaries totaling R131 250,00 per annum, for three years, in respect of PhD Applicants.
    • Bursaries will only be paid out according to the submitted and approved progress reports by both the student and their supervisor.

How to apply:

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