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SAAFOST Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021

The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST)

 

ABOUT THE SAAFOST Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021– COVERAGE VALUE


SAAFOST Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021. The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) Foundation are awarding bursaries to Matric and Undergraduate students in the field of Food Science and Technology.

Bursaries are awarded based on 3 major factors – academic merit, demonstrated potential and employment equity.

The bursary award will cover tuition fees up to an amount of R35 000 per year.

MORE ABOUT THE SAAFOST Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021

Matric students:
Application review period – October 2019
Bursary award announcement – November 2019

Undergraduate students:
Application review period – January to February 2020
Bursary award announcement – February 2020

REQUIREMENTS

SAAFOST Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021. 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):

Matric students:

  • South African citizen
  • Have been a resident within South Africa for a minimum of 3 years before applying
  • Completed Further Education & Training Certificate (FETC) (General) qualification OR the equivalent
  • Achieved a minimum of level 5 (60-69%) for Physical Science and Mathematics (as well as Life Science, but not mandatory)
  • Enrolled to study full time towards a first undergraduate Degree or Diploma within the Food Science and Technology field
  • Enrolled to study at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
  • Be able to finish your qualification within the specified amount of time (i.e. – Undergraduate Degree upto B.Sc (Hons) = a maximum of 4 years, Diploma = a maximum of 4 years, B. Tech Degree = a maximum of 5 years)
  • *Preference will be given to Matric students with strong academic results or potential
    The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST)
    The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST)

Undergraduate students:

  • South African citizen OR South African permanent resident
  • Have been a resident within South Africa for a minimum of 3 years before applying
  • Have been a SAAFoST member for a minimum of 12 months before applying
  • Enrolled to study full time towards a first undergraduate Degree or Diploma within the Food Science and Technology field
  • Enrolled to study at a recognised tertiary institute in South Africa
  • Be able to finish your qualification within the specified amount of time (i.e. – Undergraduate Degree upto B.Sc (Hons) = a maximum of 3 years, Diploma = a maximum of 3 years, B. Tech Degree = a maximum of 4 years)
  • *Preference will be given to students with strong academic results or potential

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR (SAAFOST) Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021

Download and complete the appropriate SAAFoST Bursary application form in either of the following formats:

Matric students: SAAFoST Bursary Application Form (Matric Students) (.pdf)
Undergraduate students: SAAFoST Bursary Application Form (Undergraduate Students) (.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):SAAFOST Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021

Matric students:

  • ID document OR passport (certified copy)
  • Passport sized photo (head & shoulders)
  • Grade 11 final results (certified copy)
  • Matric latest results (certified copy of)
  • Personal Statement (outlining the following: how your education and training within the food science and technology sector will make a positive impact in the scientific community and in your own life: max 1 A4 page)
  • Reference Letter (written by someone who has known you in a learning capacity for a minimum of 3 years)
  • National Benchmarking Test or Potential Test results from your selected tertiary institute

Undergraduate students:

  • ID document OR passport (certified copy)
  • Passport sized photo (head & shoulders)
  • Latest tertiary academic results (details on the application form)
  • Personal Statement (outlining the following: how your education and training within the food science and technology sector will make a positive impact in the scientific community and in your own life: max 1 A4 page)
  • Reference Letter (written by someone who has known you in a learning capacity for a minimum of 3 years)
  • Proof of registration for 2020 at your tertiary institute

 

Applications must be submitted to the Membership Development Officer in one of the following ways:
1) Fax: 086 698 4784
2) Email: saafost.irene@telkomsa.net
(Insert the words “SAAFoST Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).

You must ALSO submit a hard copy of the application by posting it to:
The SAAFoST Membership Development Officer
PO Box 35233
Menlo Park
0102

CLOSING DATE

30 September 2019 (Matric students).
15 January 2020 (Undergraduate students).
(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 SAAFoST directly:
The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST)
Tel: 012 349 2788
Fax: 086 698 4784
Email: saafost.irene@telkomsa.net

SAAFOST Foundation Bursaries 2020 – 2021

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