HORTGRO Bursaries 2023-2024

By | August 10, 2020

HORTGRO Bursaries 2023-2024

HORTGRO Bursaries 2023-2024

HORTGRO Bursaries 

The origins of HORTGRO can be traced back to 1652, when Jan van Riebeeck planted the first apple seeds in the Cape of Good Hope. It’s  scholarships are awarded to outstanding students. Since the start of this scholarship program, the company has given more than 35 million rand scholarship funds to contribute to the agricultural labor force.

Bursaries are awarded within the following fields of study:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Biochemistry
  • Entomology and Nematology
  • Genetics
  • Horticulture
  • Microbiology
  • Plant Pathology
  • Research and Technical
  • Soil/ Water Science

HORTGRO Bursaries covers the following expenses listed below:

  • tuition fees (up to a limited amount)
  •  accommodation on tertiary campus
  • prescribed books (up to a limited amount).

HORTGRO Bursaries requirements for Applicants

Applicants should satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying

  • South African citizen
  • Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
  • Studying (or intend on studying) in one of the aforementioned fields
  • Studying (or registered to study) at a recognized tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Meet the admission requirements for your chosen course of study

How to apply HORTGRO Bursaries

Applicants can download and complete the HORTGRO Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

Supporting documents needed from Applicants

  • ID card (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate, if already complete Matric (certified copy)
  • Last Matric score, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
  • Last higher education academic score, if at higher education level (last 3 progress reports) (certified copy)
  • Certificate of Higher Education Record (on Higher Education Letterhead)
  • Detailed Classification of Study Expenses (Tuition, Books and Room)
  • Parent / Guardian Identification Card (Certified Copy)
  • Parent / Guardian Income Certificate (if you have a job, provide the most recent payroll / if you are unemployed an affidavit is provided)
  • Two detailed information (school principal or lecturer) who can be contacted

Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
PO Box 163

2) Hand delivered:
258 Main Road

 Contact details 

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact HORTGRO directly:
Contact Person: Astrid Arendse
Tel: 021 870 2900
Fax: 021 870 2915
Email: astrid@hortgro.co.za


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