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Postgraduate Bursaries For Agricultural Science Graduates

Postgraduate Bursaries For Agricultural Science Graduates in Agricultural Economics And Capacity Development.

100 Postgraduate Bursaries for Agricultural Science Graduates

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) is a Research and Development Institution of excellence in South Africa, which operates within the National System of Innovation.

With its Professional Development Programme, the ARC intends to develop capacity within candidates through exposure to research, development methodologies and research management in an agricultural research environment. Young and dynamic science graduates are invited to apply for a significant number of bursary opportunities with the ARC.

If successful, graduates will be based for the duration of their studies at one of the ARC Institutes, depending on their discipline and mentor.

They will work under mentorship on projects prescribed by the ARC, and will be post-doctoral studies. If applicable, they may be expected to attend some courses at the University concerned.

This call will commence from 2019.

To be considered for a bursary, you should:

  • Have a Doctorate in a discipline suitable for the areas of research indicated in the table below;
  • Have evidence of significant academic achievement in previous studies;
  • Be planning a long-term career in agricultural research;
  • Be able to appreciate diversity and facilitate change;
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and good professional conduct;
  • Be proactively involved in your own career development;
  • Be completely dedicated to the mentorship process;
  • Be able to cope with pressure and to interact effectively in sensitive situations.


Opportunity Closing Date: 
Monday, January 21, 2019
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