Field of Study:
The Starke Ayres bursary programme is intended for tertiary students with strong academic records. Bursaries will be awarded within the following fields of study:
- Genetics (BSc)
- Plant Breeding (BSc)
- Plant Production (BSc)
- Plant Science (BSc)
- Soil Science (BSc)
Starke Ayres is also involved in retail by supplying seeds, soluble fertilisers and chemical products to home gardeners and farmers. Its secondary business is retail, supplying subsistence farmers and home gardeners with seeds, chemical products and soluble fertilisers.
The bursary is awarded for 1 academic year at a time, and is renewable each year based on satisfactory academic performance.
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
- Completed Matric
- Studying full-time towards a qualification in one of the aforementioned fields of study
- Completed the 1st year of study (must be applying for funding from second year onwards)
- Studying at a recognised South African University
The Starke Ayres bursary programme will provide coverage for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed books and accommodation in residence (to a maximum value of R37 500 each year).
How to Apply:
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Latest tertiary academic record (certified copy)