Meat Industry Trust Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
Meat Industry Trust (MIT) Bursary South Africa 2023 – 2024
ABOUT THE COMPANY – MEAT INDUSTRY TRUST (MIT)
Meat Industry Trust Bursary South Africa | The Meat Industry Trust (MIT) is a discretionary Trust that was formed in 1996, with the aim of funding various objectives of interest relating to the Red Meat Industry.
The Meat Industry Trust (MIT) bursary is administered via the Bursary Working Committee (BWC), which includes a team of people who represent the research fraternity and interests of the industry and have knowledge about the Tertiary Institutions.
ABOUT THE MEAT INDUSTRY TRUST (MIT) BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED
The Meat Industry Trust (MIT) is inviting students to apply for their bursary programme, for the 2023 academic year..
The bursary will cover Postgraduate studies (Master’s or Doctorate degree), for research relating to cattle, goats, pigs and sheep. Bursaries will be awarded for studies relating to 1 or more of the following fields:
- Consumer / Economics / Marketing
- Environment / Climate
- Genetics / Genomics / Breeding
- Health / Disease control / Toxicology / Bio-security / Welfare
- Hygiene / Product safety and quality
- Meat Science
- Physiology / Growth / Reproduction
- Production systems / Efficiency / Management
- Rangeland / Pasture / Water
- Transition agriculture in livestock production
- Waste management
MORE ABOUT THE MEAT INDUSTRY TRUST BURSARY PROGRAMME
The aim of the MIT bursary is to enhance the SA red meat industry scientifically, through research related to the improvement, production, manufacturing, processing, storing or marketing of red meat or red meat products, livestock welfare, and supports the development of human capital.
The bursary will be awarded based on 2 main criteria:
1) Academic record and scientific quality of the project proposal
2) Contribution the project and acquired expertise could make to the South African red meat industry
otagouni.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all details about the Meat Industry Trust Bursary.
MORE ABOUT THE MEAT INDUSTRY TRUST BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE, PAYMENT | RENEWABILITY
- The bursary will be awarded at the value of R60 000 per annum, which will be paid in 2 instalments to the recipient’s institution.
- Masters degree students will receive funding to the total value of R120 000, over 2 consecutive years and Doctorate degree students will receive funding to a total value of R180 000, over 3 consecutive years.
- The bursary is paid in 2 instalments to the recipient’s institution – the first instalment will be paid after the MIT receives the student’s proof of acceptance and registration at the tertiary institution, and the second instalment will be paid after the MIT receives a report from the student’s Supervisor confirming that satisfactory progress has been made.
- The bursary is renewed each year based on satisfactory academic performance and re-registration at the tertiary institution.
Bursary recipients will be required to submit an annual reports during the course of their studies, as well as a final report on the completion of the studies.
The BWC will select candidates and inform them accordingly.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MEAT INDUSTRY TRUST (MIT) BURSARY
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- You must be a South African citizen
- You must meet the criteria to register for a Master’s or Doctorate degree
- You must intend on studying full-time towards a master’s or doctorate degree, relating to 1 or more of the fields listed above, in 2022
- Master’s degree applicants: you must have completed 4 academic years for a BSc Hons or a BSc (Agric) registered with the SA Qualifications Authority (SAQUA), or an equivalent qualification, or an equivalent foreign qualification assessed by the SA Council for Natural Scientific Professions (SACNASP) or the SA Veterinary Council (SAVC), and approved by SAQUA
- Doctorate degree applicants: you must have completed a Master’s degree registered with the SAQUA, or an equivalent qualification, or an equivalent foreign qualification assessed by the SACNASP, or the SAVC and approved by SAQUA
- You must study at a recognised and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa
- You must NOT be employed
- You must agree to all the terms and conditions on the application form
- Candidates with other bursaries may apply, however, the details of the bursaries applied for and awarded must be declared, as well as any conditions that may conflict with this bursary
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE MEAT INDUSTRY TRUST BURSARY
Download and completed the Meat Industry Trust (MIT) Bursary Application Form 2022 (.docx)
Enter “otagouni.com” in the field asking how you heard about the MIT bursary.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):
- ID document or Passport (certified copy)
- All tertiary qualifications completed (certified copy)
- Full academic record for each qualification relating to your application (on university letterhead)
Note: each document must be labelled in the following format: “your full name; document name” and must be in pdf format.
Applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
– Email: email@example.com
(Insert the words “MIT Bursary Application 2022” in the email subject line).
Meat Industry Trust
Bursary Working Committee
318 The Hillside Street | S Village Road
CLOSING DATE FOR THE MEAT INDUSTRY BURSARY
5 November 2022.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Meat Industry Trust (MIT) directly:
Tel: 012 348 7572
NSFAS National Student Financial Aid Schemes
NSFAS: What is NSFAS?
NSFAS, or National Student Financial Aid Scheme, was established according to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme Act of 1999 and incorporated the Tertiary Education Fund of South Africa (TEFSA), which stopped operating in 2000.
See Also: Bursaries Open All Year Round