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Potato Industry Development Trust: Bursaries 2022

Potato Industry Development Trust Invites Applicants to Apply for the Bursaries Programme 2022

Closing Date: 22 October 2021
Academic Year: 2022
Job Type: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Bursary
Location: South Africa

Bursary Description

The Potato Industry Development Trust (PIDT), through Potatoes South Africa, are inviting students to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year.

The PIDT will be awarding bursaries for studies, within the following Agricultural fields:

Undergraduate studies: 

  • Agricultural Production,
  • Agronomy,
  • Plant Production,
  • Soil Science.

Postgraduate studies: 

  • Honours, Masters or PhD – with a Potato Related Topic.

Requirements
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying

Undergraduate students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards one of the aforementioned Agriculture qualifications
  • You must be in the 1st or later year of study (the bursary will cover from 2nd year of study)
  • You must be studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • You must have a strong academic record

Postgraduate students:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards an Honours, Masters or PhD qualification, with a Potato Related Topic
  • You must be studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • You must have a strong academic record

Students will also have the opportunity to take part in an internship and a workplace experience program, in order to enhance their skills and secure employment opportunities.

Once students have completed their studies, they will be required to work for a potato-industry-related organization, company, or institution for an amount of time equal to their bursary award.

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