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South African Forestry Company Limited (SAFCOL): Bursaries 2022

Bursary Provider:South African Forestry Company Limited (SAFCOL)
Academic Year:2022
Type:Undergraduate and postgraduate bursary
Closing Date:22 October 2021

South African Forestry Company Limited (SAFCOL) invites students to apply for Bursaries Programme 2022 academic year.

SAFCOL is inviting students to apply for bursary funding, available for the 2022 academic year. Bursaries will be awarded for undergraduate and postgraduate studies, within the following fields:
Forestry and related qualifications:

  • Agro-Forestry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Eco/ Agro-Tourism
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Management
  • Forestry
  • Genetics
  • Health and Safety Management
  • Horticulture
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Plant Pathology
  • Plant Production
  • Wood Science/ Wood Technology

Management and support qualifications:

  • Business Management
  • Communications
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Human Settlement Development
  • Internal Audit and ICT
  • Legal
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, prescribed textbooks, study material, accommodation, meals and a stipend per semester.

Once students have graduated, they will be required to work for SAFCOL for the equal duration of the bursary received.

Shortlisted candidate will be contacted – should you not receive any feedback within 30 days of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.


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 in 2022, towards a qualification in one of the fields listed above (undergraduate or postgraduate)
  • You must be studying or intend on studying at a recognised and accredited Institution of Higher Learning in South Africa
  • Preference will be given to: previously disadvantaged students, female students, students with disabilities, youth residing in communities alongside SAFCOL plantations and communities SAFCOL have signed Social
    compacts with

How to apply

Download and complete the SAFCOL Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

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)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Full academic record, including most recent results/ transcripts, if currently studying (on institutions letterhead) (certified copy)
  • Proof of registration/ provisional acceptance at a tertiary institute (on institutions letterhead)
  • Motivational letter explaining why you deserve to be awarded the bursary

Applications must be submitted via email to: bursary@safcol.co.za
(Insert the words “SAFCOL Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line)

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