Southern African Weed Science Society Bursary 2025/2026

Southern African Weed Science Society Bursary 2025/2026

The Southern African Weed Science Society Bursary Application for 2025/2026. Find below How to Apply for the Southern African Weed Science Society Bursary 2025/2026.

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About the Southern African Weed Science Society: The Southern African Weed Science Society (SAWSS) was formed in 1978 as a professional society for managers and scientists in the weed science field and closely related fields. The mission of the SAWSS is to increase weed science studies in Southern Africa, to control weeds that damage crop production and are detrimental to natural resources. The SAWSS are constantly seeking ways to eliminate weeds in the most efficient, economical and environmentally friendly way possible. The SAWSS bursary is for students who have completed an undergraduate degree and are going on to study within the weed science field.

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Details of SAWSS Bursaries

Field of Study

  • Weed Science

Southern African Weed Science Society Bursary Application Requirements

  • From one of the SADC countries (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Malawi, Lesotho, DRC, Angola, Mozambique, Mauritius, Tanzania, Seychelles and Swaziland),
  • Registered to study for a full-time postgraduate degree in weed science,
  • Studying at a recognised South African university,
  • Paid-up student member of the SAWSS,
  • Achieved a minimum average of 60% in the previous year of study toward the postgraduate degree.

Southern African Weed Science Society Bursary Application Procedures

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Latest tertiary academic records (on tertiary letterhead),
  • Letter of recommendation from their supervisor,
  • Two letters of reference,
  • Motivational letter (written by the student, of between 300 and 400 words, explaining their interest in weed science),
  • A completed SAWSS Membership Form (pdf).

Closing Date: 30 September

Contact Southern African Weed Science Society for more details about the Bursaries and also check your status.

Please contact:

Email: deweth@arc.agric.za

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