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Hortgro’s undergraduate bursary programme currently has 16 students enrolled in various agricultural qualifications at different institutions across South Africa, including Stellenbosch University, Northwest University, University of the Free State, Potchefstroom College of Agriculture and Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute. Most of these students hail from previously disadvantaged groups with 75% of our students being young women.

The undergraduate bursary fund for 2021 is R 1 million received from Hortgro Pome, Hortgro Stone and augmented by the AgriSETA.

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The deciduous fruit
industry is dedicated to
investing in South Africa’s
future agricultural
workforce.

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Over the past nine years,
Hortgro has offered just
over R43 million worth
of bursaries to a total of
704 students.

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The deciduous fruit
industry has a proud track
record of students ending
up in the agricultural
industry.

Bursary Applications

Bursary applications for 2025 funding are open from 15 May 2024 and close on 15 August 2024.
For more information regarding the bursary download the Hortgro bursary brochure or contact learn@hortgro.co.za

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