SAAGA Bursary 2024/2025 Application Form (PDF Download)

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SAAGA Bursary Application Form 2024… Are you looking for a way to apply for SAAGA Bursary 2024? If yes, then this informative article is for you. You will be given detailed information about SAAGA Bursary 2024, Its Requirements, and How To Apply.

The South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA) has been undergoing bursary intake annually for the past years. We’ve received numerous requests from aspirants on various platforms yearning for legitimate information about the SAAGA Bursary application form and guidelines for 2024-2025. Many applicants have been asking us questions like;

Keep reading this article as you will find answers to the above queries.


The South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA) is an organization, based in Tzaneen that is run by avocado growers for avocado growers with the intention of maximizing grower returns.

This association exists independently of its members and functions through voluntary cooperation on a national level to collect, collate, and distribute factual and essential information concerning the production and marketing of avocados.

Eligibility For Applicants

  • South African citizen
  • Matric pass
  • Good academic record
  • Demonstrate a need for financial assistance
  • Registered or provisionally registered to study for a full-time undergraduate, postgraduate diploma, or degree at an accredited South African tertiary institution.

Required Documentation

  • Completed online application form
  • Letter of acceptance from the institution or letter acknowledging application
  • A one-page letter of motivation
  • Certified ID copy (Dated within six months of the application).
  • Certified copy of matric certificate or latest academic results (Dated within six months of the application)
  • Commitment letter for a bursary or loan from other sponsors/bank where necessary
  • Annual academic fee breakdown from the institution
  • If the applicant is unemployed, he/she must provide proof of social grant, if applicable.
  • Parents/guardian/partner’s proof of income (i.e., latest payslip, bank statement with a bank stamp, or IRP).
  • An affidavit stating the known/unknown whereabouts of the absent parent/s
  • A certified copy of the death certificates of the deceased parent/s (Dated within six months of the date of application)
  • If the applicant is not a minor (i.e. older than 21 years old), the applicant must provide proof of financial need (i.e. Latest payslip, bank statement with a bank stamp or IRP form)

Note: All certified documents must be valid for six months from the date of submission.

Selection Criteria

  • Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals.
  • And to students enrolled in South African public tertiary institutions.
  • Financial need based on the combined gross income of less than R600 000 for both parents/guardians in the case of a minor (younger than 21).
  • Detailed motivation stating why the applicant should be considered for the bursary.
  • Academic performance will be assessed according to:
  • Latest academic qualifications
  • Students enrolled to further their studies will only be considered if they have achieved an average of 50% or higher.
  • The minimum pass rate in their previous year of study.
  • In the case of matriculants whose final results are not available.

An assessment will be based on their Grade 11 final results or matric June results.

Applications Will Not Be Considered If:

  • It is for outstanding (owed) tertiary fees.
  • Supporting documents are missing or not certified.
  • The application form is incomplete or wrong information is provided.
  • Applications are sent via fax or email.

IMPORTANT! The SAAGA Bursary Application Form 2024 is not yet out online, DISREGARD any form of advert you come across. This page will be updated immediately after the form is out.

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