The South African Society of Crop Production annually awards bursaries to deserving undergraduate and postgraduate students (must be a South African citizen or South African permanent resident) who study full-time for a degree in the broad area of Crop Production (Agronomy / Crop Science) at a South African University.
The Hungarian Government is offering 100 scholarships to South African students to study at participating public university in Hungary. All courses available for South Africans are taught in English, however all Bachelor's and Master's students will be required to pass a course in Hungarian as a foreign language.
The Russian Government offers annual scholarships for South Africans to study at Russian institutions. The scholarship is offered for Bachelor's, Masters and PhD degrees. Most programmes are taught in the Russian language.
Scholarship recipients are required to undertake a preparatory course related to their field of study (including language training) for one year before pursuing their degree studies.
Only after passing the examinations of the college preparatory course can they start their degree studies.
Stakeholders plea to have an application window period to accommodate students interested in registering to institutions of higher learning in January every year as well as responding to the new National Artisan Moderation Body (NAMB) requirements, the AgriSETA took a decision to have two application window periods for bursary.
The application window period will in future open on 1 September and close on 31 October of each year.