Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursaries 2023 Apply Here!

Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) Bursaries 2023 Apply Here!

Bursaries will be awarded for studies within the fields of Agriculture, Engineering and Science, at any public University, University of Technology or Agricultural College in South Africa, for students from KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga AND to children of sugarcane farm workers, who has registered or applied to study in ANY field of study.

Requirements:

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must reside within KwaZulu-Natal or Mpumalanga province (known as the “sugarcane growing provinces”)
  • You must be from the “Missing Middle” group (i.e. you must have a total combined family income of between R350 000 and R600 000 per annum)
  • You must fall into either 1 of these categories:
  1. have registered or applied to study towards an Agriculture, Engineering or Science qualification, at a University or University of Technology in South Africa
  2. have enrolled or applied to study at either of these Agricultural colleges: Cedara College of Agriculture or Owen Sithole College of Agriculture
  3. be a child of a sugarcane farm worker, who has registered or applied to study in ANY field of study, at a University, University of Technology or Agricultural College in South Africa (children of sugarcane farm workers are exempt from the “missing middle” requirement)
  • Preference will be given to students in their 1st year of study

How to Apply

Download Bursary Application Form 2023

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric final trial results and statement of results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
  • Tertiary final exam results, if currently studying (certified copy)
  • Proof of connection to the sugar industry connection, if applicable
  • Proof of parents or guardians household income (payslips if employed, pension receipts if on pension, affidavit if unemployed) (certified copy)
  • Death certificate if a parent is deceased (certified copy)
  • Proof of application or registration at an University, University of Technology or Agricultural College for 2023 (on institutions letterhead)

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:

Via Email: bursaries@sasa.org.za (Insert the words “SITFE Bursary Application 2023” in the email subject line).

Or

Via Post to:

Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education

c/o South African Sugar Association

P O Box 700

Mount Edgecombe

4300

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