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The Limpopo Department of Agriculture is committed to support tertiary education in the Agricultural sector by offering bursary opportunities to first and continuing students doing the following studies in 2013:
- BSc: Agricultural Engineering;
- BSc: Aquaculture;
- BSc: Veterinary Medicine;
- NDip: Mechanical Engineering;
- NDip: Electrical Engineering.
The bursary will cover the following:
- Accommodation and meals;
- Prescribed books; and
- Monthly allowances.
Cost that the bursary excludes:
- Private accommodation;
- extramural activities;
- stationery and a computer/laptop.
Bursaries are limited to full-time study of Agriculture related fields at accredited universities and universities of Technology in South Africa.
- The bursar must not be a holder of any other bursary;
- Previous years’ outstanding debts will not be covered by the bursary; and
- The applicant should be registered or is eligible for registration at an accredited tertiary institution.
- Letter of acceptance from the university or university of Technology for matriculants;
- Academic pass in grade 12 with Mathematics and Science both at60% or higher;
- No bursaries will be granted to existing students who are not promoted to the next year of study and have failed more than half of the modules;
- Applicants from designated groups will be given first preference;
- SouthAfrican citizens will be given first preference; and
- Females and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
- Certified copy of ID;
- Certified copy of proof of income from guardian/parents;
- Letter of admission from tertiary institution;
- Full academic history or students already at University or University of Technology;
- Grade 12’s final results for matriculants;
- Proof of residence; and
- Academic performance.
Closing date: 31 October 2012 at 16:30.
How to apply:
Application forms should be collected and submitted through respective District offices/municipalities of collection. Interested qualifying students should submit completed application forms and supporting documents to:
The Head of Department: Department of Agriculture69 Biccard Street
Private Bag X9487
- a) Applicants should note that correspondence will be entered into with shortlisted applicants only.
- b)Applicants should further note that if they do not receive any correspondence 60 days after the closing date, it implies that their application has been unsuccessful.
Enquieries for different districts:
- Ms. Mokgadi Makgoba: Head Office – 015 294 3308;
- Ms. Nyawa Ramugondo: Head Office – 015 294 3132;
- Ms. Matjatji Masilo: Head Office – 015 294 3134;
- Mr. Matthews Maserame: Capricorn – 015 632 5524;
- Mr. Clifford Hlungwane: Mopani – 015 812 3210;
- Ms. Dorcas Kgopa: Sekhukhune – 015 632 4145;
- Mr. Enos Maluleke: Vhembe – 015 963 2005;
- Ms. Rose Mahlaule: Waterberg – 014 717 2325.