South African Society of Crop Production (SASCP) Bursary


The South African Society of Crop Production (SASCP) was founded in Pretoria in 1971 with the founding members DF Retief as President, SA Hulme as VP, together PJ Möhr, E Strydom, PC Nel and Council members EH Graven, J Grobler, EW Laubscher, AJ Pienaar and E Wolff. The Society aims to promote the knowledge and science of crop production in the country with emphasis on execution, growth and progress as well as facilitation with related communities in South Africa.

SASCP Council not only preserves and continues the formal annual meeting to promote Society’s objectives, but also promotes the general health of crop production as a field of study and profession. Most of the SASCP’s members are involved in research on the major crops such as maiz, oil and protein seed as well as small grains.

SASCP Bursaries

The SASCP grants bursaries every year to qualified students (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) who are full-time students in the field of Crop Production such as Agronomy / Crop Science at a recognized South African University.

Payment will only be made into the candidates’ student account at the educational institution.

South African Society of Crop Production (SASCP) Bursary

SASCP Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • South African citizen.
  • Registered for a four-year or post-graduate degree (not diploma) at an institution in South Africa
  • Average mark of at least 60% during the previous university academic year
  • Students having major subjects related to the general field of Crop Production such as Agronomy / Crop Science

How to Apply and Application Details

Download and Complete the SASCP Bursary Application Form.pdf

Submit clear copies of the below listed supporting documentation with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • A certified copy of your ID document
  • A certified copy of your last year’s academic record (Matric certificate or tertiary record)
  • Proof of tertiary registration for the upcoming academic year (on institutions letterhead)
  • Undergraduate students: a brief statement of why you are interested in studying crop production (max 50 words)
  • Postgraduate students: title of research topic and objectives
  • 2 x reference letters to support your application (in a sealed letter, signed and with the references contact details)

Applications must be submitted electronically via email to:
(Insert the words “SASCP Bursary Application” in the email subject line).

Closing Date

15 March 2024.

Contact Details

SASCP Secretariat
PostNet Unit 301 Private Bag X1288 Potchefstroom 2520
Fax: 086 684 2292

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