SASAS Bursary

By Mihlali · Feb 20, 2024
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The South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) is excited to accept applications for their 2024 postgraduate bursary program for the 2024 academic year. Interested students have until the 29th of February 2024 to submit their applications via email. 



About SASAS Bursary

The South African Society for Animal Science (SASAS) aims to encourage postgraduate education into Animal Production and Animal Science and contribute to the expansion and competitiveness of the South African agriculture sector.  Additionally, the bursary aims to bridge the skills gap between industry demands and a trained workforce empowering students interested in the fields while creating a future in which animal research in South Africa positively impacts economic growth and the welfare of animals.



The bursary programme is open to students who are pursuing a postgraduate qualification in the following fields:

  • Animal Science 
  • Animal Production 



To qualify for the SASAS Bursary you must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be a student member of the SASAS (apply HERE to be a member) 
  • Must have graduated at a South African university - Nationality is not a restriction. 
  • Must have graduated with a BSc (Agric.) in Animal Science or Animal Production or a Advanced Diploma in Animal Production (NQF8)
  • Must be a postgraduate student who is registered to do an Honours or a Masters degree in Animal Science / Animal Production at a South African university or registered to do a MTech or DTech at a University of Technology 
  • Must be an excellent academic performer (cum laude).



  • Certified copy of the graduation certificate for degrees already obtained by the applicant.
  • Certified copy of official statement of all subjects and symbols already completed (undergraduate/ postgraduate) where applicable.
  • Recommendation by study leader


How to apply for the SASAS Bursary – 2024

To apply for the SASAS Bursary, you must download the application form HERE, after downloading the form, complete it and submit the completed application form along with all the required documents via email to: 

EMAIL: [email protected]  



The closing date for the SASAS Bursary is the 29th of February 2024. Late and incomplete applications will not be accepted. For more information visit the SASAS website.



For any queries contact SASAS:

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 012 361 2333


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