The SASCP Bursary South Africa
About SASCP Bursary South Africa
The South African Society of Crop Production (SASCP) was founded in 1971 by five founding members in Pretoria, South Africa: DF Retief, SA Hulme, E Strydom, PJ Möhr, and PC Nel. The science-based firm is a pioneer in crop science, with a mission to promote research, training, and technology transfer.
To benefit our society and maintain long-term sustainability, the organization shows a strong dedication to improving public understanding of soil management, environmental management, and agricultural management. Many SASCP members are heavily interested in oil, maize, small grains, and protein seed research.
The South African Society of Crop Production (SASCP) Bursary – Fields Covered
Undergraduate and postgraduate students are invited to apply for a bursary award from the South African Society of Crop Production (SASCP) for the 2022 academic year.
Bursaries will be provided for studies in the discipline of Crop Production (Crop Science or Agronomy) at a recognized South African university.
Before applying, applicants must meet the following minimum entry criteria (please note that if you do not meet all of the requirements, your application will be rejected):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must have completed Matric
- You must be studying towards a full time Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree, in an area of study relating to Crop Production (Crop Science or Agronomy)
- You must be studying at a recognised University in South Africa
- You must have achieved a minimum average of 60% in the previous University academic year.
How to Apply
Download the SASCP Bursary Application Form 2022(.pdf) and fill it out.
With your completed application form, submit clear copies of the following supporting papers (submission of these documents is mandatory; if any elements are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Last years academic record (Matric certificate or tertiary record) (certified copy)
- Proof of tertiary registration for 2022 academic year (on institutions letterhead)
- Undergraduate students: brief statement of why you are interested in studying crop production (max 50 words)
- Postgraduate students: title of research topic and objectives
- 2 x reference letters to support your application (in a sealed letter, signed and with the references contact details)
Applications must be sent to the following address through email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Insert the words “SASCP Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).
15 March 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
Please contact SASCP directly with any questions about this bursary program:
South African Society of Crop Production
Contact Person: Lisa Smorenburg
Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
If this bursary has already closed. Please, check out our other available bursaries here.