South African Nursery Association Horticulture is currently looking to fund undergraduates looking for scholarships.
Help create and maintain a better environment, choose A Career in Horticulture
The Green Industry is more than just the study of Horticulture.
It includes a variety of employment opportunities all related to growing things.
Bursaries are available on application to students who have successfully completed all modules of their first Academic year of study.
The closing date for bursary applications is 31 March and interviews will be held shortly thereafter.
Bursary funds that are awarded are not paid to students, but is deposited directly into the respective institution’s bank account.
In order to be considered for a bursary, Horticulture and Landscaping students must have successfully completed and passed their first-year modules of study in full and have an average of over 60%.
We do not provide bursaries for the practical training required for the qualification.
A motivation of no less than 150 word needs to accompany all applications to be considered for a bursary.
The following questions must form the basis of your motivation along with additional points:
- How do you see your career in the green industry developing?
- Have you done any community volunteer work? If so, where and for how long and what was your experience of it?
- Have you been involved in the horticultural industry? If so, were you a volunteer or employed and what where the main lessons learnt through that experience?
- Have you visited any nurseries? If so, where and what would you say was the most impressionable?
- What is the distance to your nearest nursery and what is it called?
How to Apply
Please ensure that all criteria as indicated on page 1 of the application form, have been adhered to when applying.
No incomplete applications will be accepted.
Kindly note that the bursary will not cover any outstanding fees.
Downloadable application forms:
NB: By not giving a comprehensive motivation your application may not be considered.
Please attach a photograph of yourself e.g. a portrait photograph, student card photo or selfie.
All applicants must have completed and passed all first academic year subjects before their applications will be considered.
All applicants may be contacted for an interview with a SANA representative in their region.
A copy of your ID must be submitted along with your application.
If additional supporting documents and ID are not attached, or the application form is not completed correctly, the application will be rejected.
Closing date for consideration will be 31 March 2023 and interviews will follow in April.
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