The purpose of the Fund is to provide bursaries to students enrolled, or intending to enroll, at tertiary educational institutions for obtaining a qualification appropriate for formal employment in the South African wool industry
Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. Recipients are selected by the awarding body, the Federal Commission for Scholarships for Foreign Students (FCS).
The Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.
The Compensation Fund is offering bursaries to youth, dependents of Compensation Fund pensioners and current Compensation Fund pensioners, to pursue their studies with Tshwane University of Technology, University of Pretoria, University of Cape Town and University of Kwa-Zulu Natal for the academic year 2020.
The HORTGRO Bursary Scheme provides support in discovering and training the best minds and developing a strong labour force. It is funded by HORTGRO as well as AgriSETA and Deciduous Fruit Industry Development Trust.
Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
Bursaries will be awarded within the Health Science faculty, usually within the following fields of study (however the fields of study may alter annually depending on the Departments skill requirements):
Teaching is the cornerstone of development and growth within a country, it is for this reason that there remains a growing demand for qualified teachers in South Africa. This growing demand is not without problems, as the education system continues to be riddled with complexities relating to the quality and accessibilty of education.
The Department of Education has put measures in place in order to help meet the growing demand for qualified teachers, however, this demand is not met by an adequate supply of teachers.
Scholarships awarded by the South African Association of Botanists for 2020
Each year the South African Association of Botanists awards “SAAB Scholarships”, to SADEC graduates with 70% or above grade average. In 2020, three awards of R10 000 for 1 year of tertiary study at Honours level (or 4th year level of study) in any botanically-related science will be granted to three registered students, on a competitive basis.