The SAAFoST Foundation makes available an award of a certificate and an amount of R2 000 annually for the most deserving students at each of eight South African tertiary institutions.
Awards are based on results obtained in the final year of study, for a completed first degree in Food Science from the Universities of Pretoria, Stellenbosch, Venda and the Free State or a completed diploma in Food Technology at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Durban University of Technology, the Tshwane University of Technology and the University of Johannesburg. Only the Tertiary Institutions listed above may nominate candidates for this award.
The students must have been members of SAAFoST for at least 12 months preceding the application. Nominations and recommendations by the Department Heads, based on academic excellence must reach the SAAFoST Membership Development Officer by 15 February each year. The student should have a record of academic distiction and maintain an average of at least 70% in their previous academic year. Nominations should include a copy of the nominee's academic record for the final year of study. Only one student per tertiary Institution can be nominated and awards cannot be shared and are not transferable. The SAAFoST Foundation will adjudicate the nominations and their decision will be final. The award will be presented at a meeting of the local branch of SAAFoST or at another suitable SAAFoST event. Payment will be made to the nominee.
Enquiries and Application Submissions:
PLEASE ENCLOSE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION.
Return by e-mail or fax to the Membership Development Officer, by 15 February 2017.
SAAFoST Membership Development Officer
PO Box 35233
Tel: (012) 349 2788
Fax: (086) 698 4784
Ensure that you provide the following documentation with the completed nomination form:
A copy of nominees complete academic record for all the previous study years;