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Sa Bursaries: Maize Trust Bursary for Masters and Doctoral Studies 2017
Maize Trust Bursary Scheme
Master’s and Doctoral students are invited to apply for the
Maize Trust Bursary Scheme. The purpose of the scheme is to financially assist
students who are currently enrolled in research areas pertaining to plant
breeding; plant physiology; biometry; agronomy; weed science; soil science;
soil microbiology; food sciences (relevant to the crop industry); plant
entomology; plant nematology; plant pathology; molecular biology; plant
biochemistry; agricultural economics; agricultural engineering; livestock
sciences; pasture sciences and agricultural meteorology.
Students should meet the following eligibility criteria in
order to be considered for the bursaries:
Students must be South African
citizens and busy with fulltime study.
The bursaries are only for Masters
and Doctoral studies.
The field of study must be relevant
to the South African maize industry.
The topic for the thesis must be
approved by the Maize Trust.
The Trust requires a curriculum
vitae, the full past study particulars, a short summary of the intended thesis
and a copy of the ID of every applicant.
A mentor for the study programme must
be nominated together with the university where the study will be undertaken
and must be approved by the Maize Trust.
Students will be expected to work in
the South African maize industry for a period that is the same length as the
period for which a bursary was awarded.
The total bursary amount is R73 900 per
year for two years for MSc students and R89 450 per year for three years for
How to Apply
Download Application form and brochures below
For further information and application, please contact
Louise du Plessis • Tel: +27 (12) 807 3958/4191, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application together with the required documents must be submitted to The Maize
Trust. The physical address is 477 Witherite Road, The Willows, Pretoria 0184
and the postal address is PO Box 74626, Lynnwood Ridge 0040.
The closing date 31 January 2017