SA Bursaries

Agbiz Centenary: Bursaries 2024

The Agbiz Centenary invites eligible South African students to submit applications for the Bursary Programme for the academic year 2024.

Bursary application closing date is 01 December 2023.

Agbiz Centenary Bursary: Supporting South African Students in Agribusiness Management Studies

The Agbiz Centenary Bursary is a significant initiative aimed at providing support to South African students pursuing Master’s or PhD degrees in fields related to Agribusiness Management. Here are the key details and steps required for the application process:

Key Details:

  • Value: R43,000 for an academic year.
  • Payment: Transferred directly to the student’s university account in February 2024.
  • Duration: Annual reapplication required, contingent upon maintaining satisfactory academic performance.
  • Eligibility Criteria:
    • South African citizenship is mandatory.
    • Completion of a relevant undergraduate degree or final year of undergraduate studies.
    • Enrollment or eligibility for postgraduate (Master’s or PhD) studies in Agribusiness Management at a recognized South African university.
    • Minimum 60% average in major subjects.
    • Preference given to applicants from disadvantaged groups, females, and individuals with disabilities.

Application Process:

  1. Download Application Form:
  2. Download and complete Agbiz Centenary Bursary Application Form 2024 (.pdf)
  3. Applicants should also read and agree to the Agbiz Centenary Bursary T&C’s 2024 (.pdf) before applying.
  4. Complete Application Form: Provide accurate information and ensure all required fields are filled.
  5. Submit Supporting Documents: Compile and send clear copies of mandatory documents via email to Required documents include:
    • ID document or proof of SA citizenship (certified copy).
    • Academic record for the undergraduate degree.
    • Proof of registration or confirmation of qualification for admission.
    • Recommendation letter from academic supervisor or head of the department.
    • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve the bursary and how you’ll utilize it.
    • Declaration of any other bursary funding or support received (if applicable).

Application Notes:

  • Confirmation Email: Applicants will receive confirmation of receipt upon submission.
  • Incomplete Applications: Incomplete or late applications will lead to disqualification.
  • Academic Progress Reports: Bursary recipients must ensure biannual progress reports are submitted by their academic supervisor or department head to Agbiz.
  • Bursary Termination: The bursary may be terminated if the student discontinues their studies or fails to meet satisfactory progress standards. Repayment with interest may be required in such cases.
  • Formal Agreement: Recipients are required to sign a formal agreement with Agbiz.
  • Declaration of Other Funding: Applicants must declare any other financial support received; failure to do so may result in disqualification.

For more comprehensive information and access to application forms contact

Ensure meticulous review and adherence to the guidelines to enhance your chances of securing the Agbiz Centenary Bursary for your academic pursuits in Agribusiness Management.

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