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The Cape Wools SA Bursary Fund 2021


Closing Date: 

October, 2020

Field of Study: 

Bursary Details: 

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

Candidate Requirements: 

Only applications from South African citizens will be considered.

Applications from the previously disadvantaged sector will be given special consideration, subject to acceptable academic performance at secondary educational level.

The applicant must meet all the relevant admission requirements of the institution.

All academic results and reports must be submitted to CWSA as and when issued to the recipient.

The recipient will make himself/herself available to meet with CWSA as and when required and requested to do so.

Study is not limited to South African institutions. 

Acceptable fields of study include

  • Animal science (particularly with a focus on woolled sheep science),
  • business/marketing disciplines and
  • wool textile science/technology.

Conditions of Bursary: 

Application Form: 

How to Apply: 

The applicant must complete the prescribed application form (appendix 1) and submit to CWSA.

please submit the form to:

General Manager
Cape Wools SA
P.O. Box 2191
North End

or email to:  [email protected]

The bursary must be used solely for registration, tuition fees, books, accommodation and sundry expenses.

Documentary proof will be required to substantiate the expenditure of the amount granted in terms of this Agreement.

CWSA reserves the right to reject an application, or terminate a bursary, if considered appropriate, in cases where the recipient receives funding from other bursary schemes. The applicant must inform CWSA if he/she will be receiving bursary funding from other sources.

If the applicant is already employed in the wool industry, co-funding by the employer will count in the applicant’s favour. A co-funding level of at least 50% of the CWSA-approved total bursary amount swill be an advantage.

The recipient must furnish CWSA with certified copies of his/her ID and proof of residence.



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