Illovo Sugar Limited Bursary South Africa 2022

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Illovo Sugar Limited Bursary South Africa 2022 – 2023

ABOUT THE COMPANY – ILLOVO SUGAR

Illovo Sugar Limited was founded in 1891 and is currently the biggest sugar producer in South Africa. The company is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods Plc., which owns 51% of the companies issued share capital. They currently employ over 12 000 permanent staff members and over 18 000 temporary staff members.

Illovo Sugar produces refined and raw sugar, from sugar cane acquired via their agricultural operations and independent growers, supplied to their factories. The companies product is distributed to local, regional African, United States, European Union (EU), and global markets.

The companies subsidiaries include Illovo Sugar South Africa (located in Umhlanga, Durban, South Africa); Illovo Sugar Malawi (located in Limbe, Malawi); Ubombo Sugar (located in Swaziland); Maragra Açúcar (located in Maputo, Mozambique); Kilombero Sugar (located in Tanzania) and Zambia Sugar (located in Mazabuka, Zambia).

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED

Illovo Sugar will be awarding bursaries within the following undergraduate fields of study:

  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Agriculture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering (Heavy Current and Light Current)
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide coverage for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition, exam fees, prescribed textbooks, meals and accommodation.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 4 weeks after the closing date – should you not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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 within one of the aforementioned undergraduate fields of study
  • Entering 1st or 2nd year of study in 2021
  • Studying at a University or the University of Technology in South Africa
  • Have NOT been awarded another bursary or received NSFAS funding
  • Good academic results
  • From a previously disadvantaged background
  • Preference will be given to students from communities surrounding Illovo SA operations

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY

Applications must be done online at https://bsp.fundi.co.za/

Before you can apply, you will be required to register an account here: https://bsp.fundi.co.za/Students/Create and then Login here: https://bsp.fundi.co.za/Users/Login

Upload clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic transcript/ record (on official tertiary letterhead)
  • Proof of University or University of Technology registration (on official tertiary letterhead)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (latest payslips if employed/ affidavit unemployed)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact Fundi (Illovo Sugar bursary administrator) directly:
Email: [email protected]

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