NSFAS Bursaries For 2019

The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) was launched in1965 and provides bursaries to students
in the sugarcane growing provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga. Applicants must be South African citizens
and preference will be given to applicants from rural communities. Field of study must be industry related.
BURSARIES AVAILABLE
Bursaries are only available for studies at:
• University of Cape Town • University of Witwatersrand • University of KwaZulu-Natal • University of Zululand
• University Stellenbosch • University of Pretoria • University of Johannesburg • University of the Western Cape
• University of Fort Hare • Rhodes University • Durban University of Technology • Mangosuthu University of
Technology • University of Mpumalanga • Sol Plaatje University • Tshwane University of Technology
• Owen Sithole College of Agriculture • Cedara College of Agriculture.
Applicants must be either: • Registered or have applied in the following disciplines, SCIENCE, ENGINEERING,
AGRICULTURE, or • The CHILD OF A SUGARCANE FARM WORKER who is registered or has applied for any field
of study. Matriculants are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION FORMS
Application forms are available on the South African Sugar Association website which administers the Trust
Fund www.sasa.org.za/sitfe
For the 2019 academic year SITFE may partner with National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). Therefore,
in addition to completing SITFE application forms, it is compulsory to apply on the NSFAS website. Please visit
www.nsfas.org.za for online applications.
Applications must be addressed to: The Programme Administrator, Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education, South
African Sugar Association, P O Box 700, Mount Edgecombe, 4300 OR hand-delivered to: The Programme Administrator,
External Affairs Division, South African Sugar Association, 170 Flanders Drive, Mount Edgecombe, 4300.
CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY, 31 OCTOBER 2018.
SITFE ALUMNI
The Sugar Industry Trust Fund for Education (SITFE) has celebrated its 53rd anniversary. To mark the occasion
we would like to reconnect with old SITFE alumni. If you were once sponsored by a SITFE bursary and you would
like to get in touch, please forward your contact details along with information about your current employment to:
Sitfe.Alumni@sasa.org.za
BURSARIES
2019

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