Citrus Academy Bursary 2021

Applications Open: 

June, 2021

Closing Date: 

September, 2021

Field of Study: 

  • Food and Beverages
  • Agriculture
  • Animal, Plant & Environmental Sciences

Bursary Details: 

The Citrus Academy bursary is open to any person studying at a registered tertiary education institution. Students must be studying in a field related to citrus production or research.

The Academy aims to address specific challenges faced by the industry, being low production skills levels, employment equity, scarce and critical skills, black economic empowerment, and the quality of skills delivery.

Are you studying one of the following qualifications: 

  • Plant Production;
  • Crop Production;
  • Plant Pathology;
  • Horticulture;
  • Soil Science;
  • Entomology;
  • Microbiology; 
  • Agricultural Economics;
  • Agricultural Management;
  • Agricultural Production Management;
  • Agricultural Engineering,
  • Industrial Engineering or
  • Mechanical Engineering.

Closing date: 15 September 2021

Candidate Requirements: 

Bursary Fund students have to maintain a minimum D-average and may not fail any main subject outright.

Undergraduate, certificate and diploma students have to perform a minimum of four weeks vacation work per year.

All students are expected to work in the citrus industry on completion of their studies for a minimum period equal to the period for which they received support.

Bursary Inclusion: 

  • Tuition fees
  • On-campus accommodation
  • Research costs
  • Books
  • stationery.

How to Apply: 

Visit the Citrus Academy website