Illovo Sugar Ltd Bursary 2018 – 2019

About Illovo Sugar Ltd

Illovo Sugar Ltd. is Africa’s biggest sugar producer and supplier operating in six African countries to consumer as well as industrial markets. The group also exports sugar not only in African countries but also worldwide especially European Union and USA.

Illovo Sugar has agricultural and manufacturing operations in six African countries namely South Africa, Swaziland, Mozambique, Malawi, Tanzania and Zambia. Illovo is listed on the JSE and is a division of Associated British Foods plc. As a sugar producer and supplier, Illovo also has products ranging from sugar cane, sugar and syrup, furfural, ethanol and other sugar derivatives as well as electricity production.


Illovo Sugar Ltd Bursaries

The company currently offers bursaries to students who wish to continue studies in Electrical (heavy), Electrical (light), Mechanical and Chemical engineering and Agriculture fields at either University or Technikon. Students who are studying at Technikon should continue their studies to the B.Tech Degree to be sponsored to do their in-service training. The bursary covers academic (such as registration, tuition and examination fees), accommodation, meals and books costs. The grantees are required to work for Illovo Sugar as well as complete course-related practical training at one of Illovo’s Operating Centres.

Successful candidates will be required to perform vacation work for Illovo Sugar if necessary. Practical training course may also be required at one of Illovo’s Operating Centres.


Illovo Sugar Ltd Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • Above average academic results
  • Students who are in their final year of schooling
  • Passing subjects which are related to the business needs of the company such as Maths, Science and English
  • Current students at either University or Technikon

How to Apply and Application Details

Contact [email protected] or visit to register a profile to apply for the bursary.


Closing Date

15 September annually.

Note: if you have not received any feedback or not contacted by the Bursar within 1 months, consider your application was unsuccessful.


Contact Details

Zanele Dube
Email: [email protected]

Address: 1 Nokwe Avenue Ridgeside Umhlanga Rocks Durban
Post: PO Box 194 Durban 4000
Tel: +27 31 508 4300
Fax: +27 31 508 4499

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