Potato Industry Development Trust Bursaries

Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary Opportunities 2021

Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary Opportunities 2021

Potato Industry Development Trust Bursaries

Company : Potato Industry Development

Location : South Africa

Contract Type: Contract


Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary Opportunities 2021
Potatoes South Africa are focused on serving, promoting and protecting the interests of the potato industry within South Africa. The companies Board of Directors are responsible for ensuring that the countries the potato producers interests and the overall potato industry is served constituted. The Potato Industry Development Trust (PIDT) was established in 2004 in order to assist students with funding within the agricultural field of study. The Trust’s goal is to ensure the continuity of skilled employees into the countries potato industry.
About Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary Opportunity:
The Potato Industry Development Trust (PIDT), through Potatoes South Africa, are inviting students to apply for bursary funding for the 2022 academic year. The PIDT will be awarding bursaries for studies, within the following Agricultural fields: Undergraduate studies: Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Plant Production, Soil Science. Postgraduate studies: Honours, Masters or PhD – with a Potato Related Topic.

More About Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary:

Students will also have the opportunity to take part in an internship and a workplace experience program, in order to enhance their skills and secure employment opportunities. Once students have completed their studies, they will be required to work for a potato-industry related organisation, company or institution for an amount of time equal to their bursary award Shortlisted applicants will be contacted – if you do not receive any feedback by 28 February 2022 at the latest, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary Requirements:

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): Undergraduate students:
  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards one of the aforementioned Agriculture qualifications
  • You must be in the 1st or later year of study (the bursary will cover from 2nd year of study)
  • You must be studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • You must have a strong academic record
Postgraduate students:
  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying towards an Honours, Masters or PhD qualification, with a Potato Related Topic
  • You must be studying at a recognised South African tertiary institution
  • You must have a strong academic record

Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary Closing Date: 31 October 2021


How To Apply For Potato Industry Development Trust Bursary:

  Download and complete the relevant bursary application form: Undergraduate studies: PIDT Bursary Application Form (Undergraduate) (.pdf) Postgraduate studies: PIDT Bursary Application Form (Postgraduate) (.pdf) Applications must be submitted electronically in one of the following ways: 1) Email: bursaries1@potatoes.co.za 2) Fax: 086 577 9944
For any queries related to this bursary opportunity, please contact the Potato Industry Development Trust directly: Tel: 012 349 1906 Email: bursaries1@potatoes.co.za
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