SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary 2021: Financial Aid for Agriculture Students

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About SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC)
SAMAC, short for Macadamias South Africa NPC, is a company that has specialized in the production of macadamia nuts in South Africa. Since its establishment in the 1970s, the humble entity has grown into a respectable organization that has played an integral role in promoting the country’s agricultural sector. Through world-class innovation, professional research and development, as well as its adaptability to meet the constant changes in the industry, SAMAC has increased the commercial potential of macadamia nuts. Under a strong, gritty work ethic, SAMAC hopes to fully represent the nation in the international Macadamia markets.

SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary 2021
Macadamias South Africa NPC is offering South African citizens with the chance to join their bursary scheme to receive financial aid for their studies. The SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary is a grand opportunity that’s specifically made for students who are currently pursuing either their undergraduate studies or their postgraduate studies.

The bursary is currently keeping their eye out on students who possess an impressive academic track record in the study field of Agriculture. As SAMAC believes in offering equal opportunities to people of different backgrounds, the SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary is offered towards students who come from disadvantaged backgrounds or are undergoing through disabilities.

Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who are in need of financial aid are highly encouraged to give the SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary a chance. Before your proceed with the applications, it is important that you take note of the programme’s eligibility criteria. Each of these items below will determine how qualified you are for the bursary scheme. To guarantee a successful registration, candidates are advised to fulfill these criteria below. Failure to do so might put your applications in a risky spot under the eyes of the selection committee.

The SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary Eligibility Criteria are as follows:
1. Requirements for Undergraduate Students

  • Officially recognized as a legitimate citizen of South Africa
  • Studying towards their National Diploma, Bachelor of Science, or B.Tech
  • Possesses impressive academic potential
  • Able to provide valid proof of admission into a recognized tertiary education institution in South Africa.

2. Requirements for Postgraduate Students

  • Officially recognized as a legitimate citizen of South Africa
  • Studying towards their Masters, PhD, or Honours specializing in macadamia
  • Possesses impressive academic potential
  • Able to provide valid proof of admission into a recognized tertiary education institution in South Africa
  • Can provide a well-written research proposal that is relevant to the field of macadamia.

3. Other Conditions

  • Must be prepared to work for South African establishment that deals with the specialization of macadamia upon graduation of their qualifications
  • Willing to commit to their work for a total duration that is equivalent to the years the awardee has been granted with the bursary.

Application Instructions
Download application form:

  1. SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary 2021 – Post Graduate Application Form
  2. SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary 2021 – Undergraduate Application Form

Please obtain the relevant application form as per according to your level of studies. Fill in the queries with only accurate information that represents your current conditions. Candidates discovered to be falsifying any aspects of their applications will be revoked of their registration rights.

In addition, candidates must have these following documents attached to their applications:

  • A South African Identity Document
  • June results slip from this year (alternatively, your most recent results slip if you are not pursuing your studies this year)
  • A valid Matric or NSC results slips from Grade 12
  • Valid Degree certificate
  • Tertiary institution students: June results slip/progress cards with a score statement of all subjects (if you did not have written examinations)
  • Issued pay slips from your parents or guardian if they are employed at the moment (e.g. official written letter from their employer)
  • Most recent financial statements if your parents or guardian are currently self-employed
  • Official sworn statement written by at least one parent if they are separated at the moment
  • Official divorce certificate if your parents have divorced
  • Official death certificates if one or both of your parents are deceased.

All documents must be included in your application dossier in order to proceed with the bursary registration. Candidates sending in incomplete applications will not be acknowledged by the selection committee. All documents must be dully certified by their respective officials.

Once your application dossier is all set, please send them in to this e-mail address: [email protected].

Please be kindly informed that the SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary is regulated under the programme’s existing Terms and Conditions. Application dossiers will be subjected to strict verification before moving onto the shortlisting process. The bursary will be awarded based on the availability of funds during the current academic year. Candidates will be chosen mainly from their need for urgent financial assistance, as well as their academic talents.

Closing Date
Applications for the SAMAC (Macadamias South Africa NPC) Bursary must be submitted before the closing date on 15 December 2020.

The selection committee has absolute zero tolerance for late submissions. Candidates discovered to be making their submissions past the deadline will automatically be disqualified from the registration process.

Since the deadline is near, it is highly advised that you begin your applications as soon as possible. This will leave you with some time to double check the personal details you have provided and the validity of your personal documents.

Announcements will only be made to candidates who have been shortlisted for the bursary. Should you not hear back from the selection committee by 31 March 2021, we regret to inform you that your application has not been accepted.



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