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Maize Trust Masters & Doctoral Postgraduate Bursaries :

Organisation : The Maize Trust
Scholarship Name : Masters & Doctoral Postgraduate Bursaries
Applicable For : Masters and Doctoral Studies
Last Date : 30th September of every year
Website :

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What is Maize Trust Postgraduate Bursaries?

Applicants are invited to apply for postgraduate (Masters and Doctoral) bursaries with the Maize Trust to further their studies within the maize industry.Applicants must be South African citizens. Annual bursary amounts will be determined by the Maize Trust each year. Last date of bursaries application is 30th September of every year.

Related / Similar Facility : Sasol Agriculture Trust Masters & Doctoral Bursary

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The basic requirements for application of a bursary with the Maize Trust are:
** Applicants must be South African citizens.
** Applicants must be admitted to study fulltime with the institution of their choice.
** The Maize Trust bursaries are only awarded to Masters and Doctoral studies.
** The field of study must be relevant to the South African maize industry.

Bursaries Amount

Masters by Dissertation:
** Bursaries totaling R99 750,00 per annum, for two years, in respect of MSc Applicants.
** Bursaries will only be paid out according to the submitted and approved progress reports by both the student and their supervisor.

Doctoral Research:
** Bursaries totaling R131 250,00 per annum, for three years, in respect of PhD Applicants.
** Bursaries will only be paid out according to the submitted and approved progress reports by both the student and their supervisor.

How To Apply For Maize Trust Postgraduate Bursaries?

To apply for Maize Trust Postgraduate (Masters and Doctoral) Bursaries, Follow the below steps

Step-1 : Go to the link
Step-2 : Enter the Personal Particulars
Step-3 : Enter the Address Details
Step-4 : Enter the Banking Details
Step-5 : Enter the Student Report
Step-6 : Enter the Supervisor Details
Step-7 : Enter the Proposed Research and other details
Step-8 : Click on “Register” button

Documents Required For Maize Trust Postgraduate Bursaries

Following documents are required to apply for Maize Trust postgraduate (Masters and Doctoral) bursaries

Upon application, the Maize Trust requires:
** A completed application form,
** A certified copy of a South African identity document/passport,
** Updated curriculum vitae,
** The latest academic transcript/record on an official letterhead,
** Proof of registration and a fee statement (if available).

** A formal bursary agreement is to be concluded with the Maize Trust should a bursary be awarded.
** A supervisor for the study programme must be designated by the University where the study will be undertaken and must be approved by the Maize Trust.
** Successful applicants may not be in receipt of alternative funding from alternate sources or accept any other study related funding except with the explicit prior permission of the Trust.
** The proposal for the dissertation/thesis must be approved by the Maize Trust before commencement with the studies.
** It is the responsibility of the Student to inform the Supervisor that he/she will be required to register with the particular Bursary Scheme on our website. The URL address thereof may be provided either by the student or upon request.
** Applicants will be expected to work in the South African maize industry for the same period for which a bursary was awarded.

What is the Closing Date of Maize Trust Postgraduate Bursaries?

The closing date for Maize Trust postgraduate (Masters and Doctoral) bursaries application submissions is 30 September of every year.

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