The Winter Cereal Trust (WCT) initiated the bursary scheme in 2006 to financially assist students in the small grains research industry. The Trust awards 10 bursaries to postgraduate students each year, as well as 3 bursaries to black students in their final year of undergraduate studies or studying towards an honours degree (planning to study postgraduate).
Bursaries are awarded for fields of study relevant to the Small Grains Industry, for Masters and Doctoral qualifications.
Bursary award values differ according to the level of qualification and length of study:
R60 505/ year for undergraduate degrees and Honours degrees (for a one year)
R73 300/ year for MSc degrees (for two years)
R89 590/ year for PhD degrees (for three years)
Students will also have access to a Mentor/ Co-Promotor with the relevant skills in the small grains research field, who will be able to assist where necessary.
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME
Students will be required to take up employment within the Small Grains Industry for an equal amount of time as their bursary awarded.
Bursary recipients will be required to attend the 2 day meeting of the Winter Cereal Trust Technical Committee, held in Pretoria during September each year.
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the Winter Cereal Trust Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
Winter Cereal Trust
PO Box 7088
Agri-hub Office Park
477 Witherite Road
3) Fax: 086 617 9409
4) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org
31 August 2019.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Winter Cereal Trust directly:
Tel: 012 007 1200 / 074 338 4276
Email: email@example.com / firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
WCT will endeavor to respond to all bursary application – however, if no feedback is received within 25 working days after you have applied, please consider your application not received.