South African Nursery Association (SANA): Bursaries 2024

South African Nursery Association (SANA): Bursaries 2024

South African Nursery Association (SANA) invites South African students to apply for Bursary Programme 2024

Bursary Application Closing date is 29 March 2024

Bursary Details:

  • Field of Study: Horticulture and Landscaping qualifications.
  • Coverage: Tuition fees for the current academic year of study.
  • Payment: Funding is paid directly to the institution.
  • Exclusions: The bursary does not cover outstanding fees, registration fees, practical training, accommodation, travel, allowances, or prescribed books.
  • SANA Membership: Bursary recipients are required to become SANA members (free of charge) with associated benefits.


Benefits of SANA Membership:

  • Regular communication via electronic newsletters.
  • Digital copy of the annual SANA Magazine.
  • Invitation to SANA TRADE FAIRS, twice a year in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.
  • Membership valid for 1 year; student members must reapply annually.

Selection Process:

  • Shortlisted candidates may be invited for an interview with a SANA representative in April 2024.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  • Completed Matric.
  • Studying towards a Horticulture or Landscaping qualification.
  • Preferably studying at the undergraduate level (PhD, Masters, and BTech students considered case-by-case).
  • Completed all modules of the 1st academic year of study.
  • Minimum overall average of 60% for each subject.
  • Registered for 2024 studies at a recognized and accredited South African tertiary institution.
  • Must be a student member of SANA or must apply for SANA membership.

How to Apply:

Download and complete the SANA Bursary Application Form 2024 (.docx)

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 may application be disqualified):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Photograph of yourself (selfie/ portrait photograph/ student card photo)
  • Current academic record
  • Certificates of all previous other studies completed
  • Tertiary institution’s banking details (on institutions letterhead)
  • Proof of tertiary registration for 2024 (on institutions letterhead)
  • Completed SANA Student Membership Application Form 2024 (.docx)
  • Completed SANA Bursary Checklist 2024 (.docx)
  • Motivational letter (details can be found on the application form) (minimum 150 words)

Submission Methods:

  • Email: (Subject: “SANA Bursary 2024”).
  • Fax: 086 580 9793.

Closing Date:

29 March 2024. (Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted. Apply before the closing date to ensure consideration.)