About SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency)
SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) is an organisation that helps to oversee the breeding levies for grains and oilseed crops. In simpler terms, SACTA is mainly responsible for the breeding of crops such as barley, canola cultivars, wheat, and soya beans. The establishment implements sustainable practices that promote the breeding of these crops with the right forms of technologies. With this in place, South Africa is able to provide food security with new genetics and pollinated crops.
About the SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries 2023
SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) is offering helpful financial funding for candidates who pursuing their postgraduate studies in 2023. The SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries is a great chance for anybody who wishes to have some form of support for the Master, Doctoral, or Honours education. Applicants will need to study in a field that has something to do with the grain and oil-see industry in South Africa.
Bursary recipients will be eligible for the following funding:
- Honours qualification: R68 250/year funding (2 years)
- MSc/Masters by Dissertation qualification: R99 750/year funding (2 years)
- PhD/Doctoral Research qualification: R131 250/year (3 years)
You will be needed to work in the South African agriculture industry upon successful completion of your education.
The SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries is offering financial funding for the courses below:
- Soil Microbiology
- Seed Applied Technologies
- Agricultural Meteorology
- Agricultural Writers
- Plant Virology
- Plant Breeding
- Weed Science
- Plant Biochemistry
- Conservation Agriculture
- Plant Entomology
- Molecular BIology
- Plant Nematology
- Plant Physiology
- Livestock Science
- Precision Agriculture
- Data Science
- Plant Pathology
- Soil Science
- Demand Planner
- Nature Science
- Agricultural Economics
- Food Sciences
- Agricultural Engineering.
If you find yourself to be the right fit for this programme, don’t hesitate to register for the SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries.
If you’re certain of joining the SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries, feel free to sign up! If you are still unsure whether you’d make a good fit, don’t worry. All you have to do is check the requirements below and re-check your qualifications with the selection committee’s standards. If you’d like to stand a chance of acceptance, make sure you fulfill all of the criteria that are mentioned. Failure to do so might not get you automatically disqualified, but it could reduce your chances of acceptance.
The SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
- Must be enrolled in a Master’s or Doctoral program
- You must not be receiving any other financial assistance
- Pursuing a degree at a recognized institution that has been approved by the bursary program
- Has obtained their Matriculation qualification and intends to write a dissertation or theses on the accepted topic
- Recognized as a South African citizen by the government
- After finishing your education, you should be ready to work in the South African maize business
- They are pursuing a full-time education in their field of study.
Apply online: SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries 2023.
To view the aforementioned website, it is recommended that you use Google Chrome as your browser.
Before inputting your personal information in the boxes, candidates must first read through the questions. Make careful that the information you provide correctly reflects your current position.
You must also upload the following documents:
- Complete details regarding your proposed research work, which must have your research title, a comprehensive description of your research as well as a gantt chart
- A certified copy of your Identity Document/Passport (does not exceed more than 3 months)
- Legitimate proof of registration into your preferred tertiary institution as well as your fee statements (must be available on the institution’s letterhead)
- A letter of motivation that explains your academic skills, why you need immediate financial skills, and goals for your career
- An ID photo of yourself (must be in colour)
- Your most updated Curriculum Vitae.
Your applications will be examined by the whole selection committee, which includes you, and any information you submit will be absolutely confidential. As a result, you should perform a thorough investigation to verify that no incorrect information is given. If there is proof that applicants are providing misleading information, they may be placed in a potentially dangerous situation.
The information you provide will be used to register you for the event by the selection committee. You permit the committee to use your personal information for this reason by submitting your applications.
Candidates must use the above-mentioned website to submit their applications. Other means of submission, such as personal delivery or fax, will be rejected by the application committee.
Applications for the SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) Bursaries 2023 must be submitted before the closing date on 30 September 2022.
Make sure you secure your application as soon as possie by registering early. The purpose behind this is to ensure that you have a safe position during the recruitment phase (however, it doesn’t guarantee immediate success).
The selection committee has zero-tolerance for candidates who send in their applications late. All submissions sent past the closing date will automatically be disqualified.
Only chosen candidates will be notified, and they will be requested to participate in phone interviews. We regret to inform you that if you have not received a response from the selection committee within 8 weeks of the closing date, you have not been selected for the program.
SACTA (South Africa Cultivar & Technology Agency) holds all rights to provide anyone with a job position or not. All decisions made by the selection committee are final.