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The Hortgro Bursary Function is a meet and greet opportunity that introduces Hortgro’s bursary holders to key role players within the industry. The Hortgro undergraduate bursary fund 2022 has 33 bursary students with a total budget of R 1.78 million. These students are enrolled for agricultural qualifications in various institutions including Elsenburg, Stellenbosch University, Potchefstroom College of Agriculture, Northwest University, CPUT, Unisa and CTU Training Solutions. Most of these students’ hail from previously disadvantaged groups with 75% of our students being young women.

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Hortgro invests in future industry leaders

March 17, 2022 11:58am

By Kara van der Berg Agriculture is the place to be. The sector has great opportunities, funding, and is the place where future leaders are grown. This was the inspirational message to agriculture students at the Hortgro bursary function that…

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With “Hope and Trust” Hortgro invests R5.3m in students

May 20, 2019 12:05pm

By Grethe Bestbier Over the past seven years, Hortgro has offered just under R26.5 million worth of bursaries to a total of 485 students. This year alone, Hortgro spent R5.3 million on 27 undergraduate and 52 postgraduate students, the latter…

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Agriculture Key to Future

October 18, 2018 12:06pm

“Agriculture holds the key to the future of this country. It has the potential to resolve and unlock many of our most pressing problems, such as land reform, food security, job creation, and how to manage climate change, to name…

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Hortgro invests R3,7m in students

May 10, 2017 12:08pm

The deciduous fruit industry is dedicated to investing in South Africa’s future agricultural workforce. Over the past 14 years HORTGRO has invested close to R35 million in bursaries as contribution to a skilled and sustainable agricultural workforce. This year HORTGRO…

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HORTGRO belê R2.5m in studente

October 20, 2016 12:54pm

Stellenbosch – HORTGRO het vanjaar meer as R2.5 m bewillig vir beursgelde aan studente in die landbouwetenskappe. “Hopenlik sal elkeen van julle mettertyd julle eie nis êrens in die landboubedryf vind. Daar is baie geleenthede – julle moet dit net aangryp,”…


Growing the Future

March 16, 2014 12:53pm

By Elise-Marie Steenkamp Some of the 48 students and Hortgro bursary holders that attended the very successful “Meet and Greet” evening that was held at the Lanzerac Estate in Stellenbosch, during March this year. A mere three years ago Jade…

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The deciduous fruit industry is dedicated to investing in South Africa’s future agricultural workforce

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Over the past nine years, Hortgro has offered just over R43 million worth of bursaries to a total of 704 students.

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The deciduous fruit industry has a proud track record of students ending up in the agricultural industry

Bursary applications open on 15 May and close on 15 August.

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