South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) Bursary

SASAS Post-Graduate Bursary

The South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) will be awarding bursaries to brilliant young students who are a member of its Society and have graduated from a South African university.

The amount of the bursary shall be decided by the Council and shall be paid in two installments (one per year) directly to the successful candidate.

If the bursar fails to complete his or her study, SASAS reserves the right to obtain the total amount of the bursary in addition to a 10% interest from the bursary recipient.

Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

To be considered for this bursary, the applicant must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria:

  • A post-graduate student who has graduated from a South African university
  • A member of the South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) (apply here to become a member)
  • Achieved exceptional academic performance (cum laude)
  • Intend to pursue education within any recognized animal science field of study at any university in South Africa
  • Qualified with at least a BSc (Agric.) in Animal Science or Animal Production
  • Agree to undertake to complete the Honours degree within two (2) years and the Master’s degree within four (4) years


How to Apply and Application Details

Download and Complete the SASAS Post-Graduate Bursary Application Form.

The following supporting documents must accompany the completed application form:

  • Official study record
  • Recommendation by study leader
  • A certified copy of the graduation certificate for degrees already acquired by the applicant
  • A certified copy of an official statement of all subjects and symbols already completed

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

Closing Date

Currently closed for application. Please check back later for the updated opening and closing date of this bursary.

Contact Details

For further queries relating to this bursary program, please get in touch with SASAS directly:

Tel: 012 361 2333

Please do not send any questions after the closing date. View our other bursaries open for application here:

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