Woolworths TASTE Eat Out Bursary

By | January 10, 2020

Woolworths TASTE Eat Out Bursary

Woolworths TASTE Eat Out Bursary



Woolworths TASTE & Eat Out Bursary

 About Woolworths

Woolworths Holdings Limited was established in 1931 and is a multinational retail company based in South Africa. The group owns Woolworths (South African retail chain), Country Road Group and David Jones (all Australian companies).

South African company Woolworths is a premium retailer of food, fashion, beauty and household products. The company operates more than 400 independent food stores and more than 200 full-line stores in South Africa, as well as 65 stores in Africa.

Woolworths TASTE is an award-winning magazine that publishes 11 issues a year and offers more than 50 delicious recipes. The magazine shows readers the best dining and dining options in Woolworths. The

Woolworths TASTE & Eat out Cooking Grant Program is for students who wish to receive professional training as a chef. Students must be passionate about cooking and food.

Scholarship will cover one year of study at Silwood Cookery School, Capsicum and Culinary Arts Academy, Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine, or Prue Leith’s Chef’s Academy.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted; if you do not receive comments by October 15, 2018, your request will be considered not accepted. ‘


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):

  • South African citizen
  • 18 years or older
  • Able to start studies in January next year
  • Able to cover the following costs – accommodation, transportation, living expenses and personal expenses (these are not covered by the bursary award)
  • Have working experience in a professional kitchen as an intern or paid employee – café/ restaurant/ shop (minimum of 6 months)
  • Have support from a stable home environment
  • Must study at one of the following tertiary institutions closest to where you reside: Capsicum and Institute of Culinary Arts (Stellenbosch)/ Silwood Cookery School (Cape Town)/ Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine (Hilton)/ Prue Leith’s Chef’s Academy (Centurion)


Applications must be done in one of the following ways:
1) Online at: https://taste.co.za/apply-now-2022-woolworths-taste-eat-culinary-bursary/
2) Download and complete the Woolworths TASTE & Eat Out Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Colour photo (passport or ID size)
  • Motivational letter about your goals, ambitions and why you should be awarded the bursary (max 200 words)
  • Your answers to the 5 assessment questions on the application form (to be answered on a separate piece of paper)

If applying via hard copy of the application form, applications must be submitted electronically via email to: taste@newmediapub.co.za
(Insert the words “Woolworths TASTE Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).


For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Woolworths directly:
Email: taste@newmediapub.co.za

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