SAAFoST Matric bursary applications are now open!

The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) Foundation is inviting interested learners to apply for bursaries in the field of Food Science and Technology. The SAAFoST Foundation is offering bursaries for matriculants to participate in full-time study, awarded on the basis of academic merit, employment equity, and demonstrated potential.


Download the application form in Adobe PDF format or MS Word format.
Closing date for applications: 02 November 2020

Ensure that you provide the following with your completed application form:

• A head & shoulders passport-size photograph of yourself
• A certified copy of your ID book or RSA passport
• A certified copy of your Grade 11 final examinations and last Grade 12 examinations (Part B and C) Achievement Rating of 5 or 60-69% in Mathematics and Physical Science
• Personal statement (Part D)
• Reference letter (Part D)
• The Applicant’s National Benchmarking Test/ Potential Test results from the relevant tertiary institution.
The awarded bursary will be administered by the SAAFoST Foundation, in liaison with the Student Liaison Representatives at each academic institution.
Completed applications must be e-mailed to the SAAFoST Membership Development Officer.

Irene Burke (SAAFoST Membership Development Officer)

Tel: 071 870 2633


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MySAAFoST presents webinar: COVID-19: How can students and young professionals cope with and navigate the New Normal?

Presentation title: COVID-19: How can students and young professionals cope with and navigate the New Normal?

Presenter: Dirk J Pretorius (Owner of Psycor Inc)

SAAFoST’s (South African Association for Food Science and Technology) MySAAFoST is hosting a webinar titled “COVID-19: How can students and young professionals cope with and navigate the New Normal?” on 12 August 2020 at 12:30. Join us for an exciting presentation by Dirk J Pretorius.

Dirk J Pretorius is a registered Industrial-Organisational Psychologist (IOP) with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA), Society for Industrial Organisational Psychology South Africa (SIOPSA) and the South African Medico-Legal Association (SAMLA). He holds an MCom in Industrial-Organisational Psychology from Stellenbosch University and is also a member of the international Golden Key Society. He is the owner of a consultancy, Psycor Inc. His portfolio of clientele includes public and private sector enterprises. Read more here.

Register now!

Date: 12 August 2020

Time: 12:30 to 13:30

Cost: The webinar is free, but booking is essential.

Booking: Click here to register.

Remember, spaces are limited!

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