ARC Bursary

ARC Bursary Information

ARC bursaries are availed by The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) which is a Research and Development Institution of excellence in South Africa, which operates within the National System of Innovation. With its Professional Development Programme, the ARC intends to develop capacity within candidates through exposure to research and development methodologies and research management in an agricultural research environment.

ARC Bursaries Application Requirements

studying for the National Diploma in Agricultural Research (Botany),
Food Technology, Horticulture, Microbiology or Information Technology.
Good Grade 12 grades (A or B in Mathematics, Science/Biology).
Applicants will be interviewed by the Bursary Committee.Ordinary
bursaries are offered to candidates who comply with the minimum
requirements of the Technikon
  • Have evidence of significant academic achievement in previous studies
  • Seek a long-term career in agricultural research
  • Be able to appreciate diversity and facilitate change
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and good
  • professional conduct
  • Be proactively involved in your own career development
  • Be completely dedicated to the mentorship process
  • Be able to cope with pressure and to interact effectively in
  • sensitive situations.
Applications should include a detailed statement of interest and a detailed CV (including certified copies of certificates, academic records, supporting documents, nationality and the details of 3 contactable academic referees), and should be forwarded to:The DirectorHuman Resources and AdministrationAgricultural
Research Council (ARC)
P O Box 8783
0001or hand-delivered at the reception at the ARC building at 1134 Park Street, Hatfield or faxed to (012) 430-5814, for the attention of Ms Lorraine Molope. Applications can also be submitted electronically by e-mail to or visit

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