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Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI) Bursaries 2022

Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI) invites students to apply for Bursary Programme for the 2022 academic year.

Bursary Application closing date: 04 February 2022

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, at the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute (EATI), for the 2022 academic year.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies towards the following qualifications:

  • Agric Agronomy (BSc)
  • Agric Pasture Science (BSc)
  • Agric Soil and Water Science (BSc)
  • Agricultural Economics (BSc)
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Agriculture (National Diploma)
  • Animal Science (BSc)
  • Computer Science (BComp Sc)
  • Econometrics
  • Entomology (BSc)
  • Farming Management (National Diploma)
  • Food Science (BSc)
  • Food Technology (National Diploma)
  • Geo-Informatics/ Geographic (BSc / BA)
  • Horticulture (National Diploma)
  • Information Science
  • Mariculture (BSc)
  • Mechatronics Engineering (BSc)
  • Plant Pathology (BSc)
  • Production Economics
  • Resource Economics
  • Veterinary Science (BVSc)
  • Viticulture and Oenology (BSc)
  • Postgraduate studies in Agricultural fields of priority research projects (Advanced Diploma / Postgraduate Diploma / BSc Hons / MSc / PhD)

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed books and hostel fees and meals (where required).

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and required to undergo a personal suitability check. If you do not receive any feedback, please regard your application as unsuccessful. Successful candidates will then be required to enter into a contractual agreement with the Western Cape Department of Agriculture.

Students can find the relevant Prospectus and Brochures on the Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute website.


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):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must have completed Matric
  • You must be studying or intend on studying full time towards one of the qualifications listed above, in 2022
  • You must be studying or accepted to study at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa
  • Preference will be to: students from historically disadvantaged groups, who are residing in the Western Cape
  • Female students and students living with disabilities are encouraged to apply

How to apply

Download Western Cape Department of Agriculture Bursary Application Form (.doc)

Submit 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 may be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Driver’s licence, if applicable (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Previous years academic records or school reports (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration for the 2022 academic year (certified copy)
  • Higher education qualifications (certified copy)
  • Proof of the expenses for the remaining period of the qualification
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Parents/ guardians proof of income (3 months recent payslips if employed, statement if unemployed, proof of SASSA grant income if applicable, death certificates if deceased)

Note: candidates who have not yet received their university acceptance letter or final results may apply without these documents – however, these outstanding documents must be submitted as soon as received.

Applications must be submitted in either of the following ways:
– Email: EDI@elsenburg.com

– Post:
The Chief Director: Operational Support Services
Western Cape Department of Agriculture
Private Bag X1

– Hand delivery:
Western Cape Department of Agriculture
Main Building
Muldersvlei Road

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