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Westfalia Educational Programme Bursaries 2022

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Website Westfalia Fruit

Westfalia Fruit is a leading multinational supplier of fresh fruit and related processed​ products to international markets.

Westfalia Educational Programme invites Suitable Applicants to apply for Educational Bursary Programme for 2021/2022 Academic Year.

Westfalia Fruit is a leading multinational supplier of fresh fruit and related processed​ products to international markets. Part of the Hans Merensky Holdings Group, Westfalia grows, sources and ripens, packs, processes and markets sustainably-grown avocados year round. Its vertically-integrated supply chain enables Westfalia to market quality fruit from across the globe. Major retailers are served from sales offices located in the Netherlands, England (Greencell), France (Comexa), Austria, Colombia, Chile (Agricom), Peru, California​ and South Africa. Among Westfalia’s many accreditations are GlobalGAP, Fairtrade, Sedex, IFS, LEAF, BRC and HACCP.​​

Westfalia Education Programme – Bursary Applications

The Westfalia Fruit Group strives to uphold the humanitarian vision of our founder Dr Hans Merensky. Our group purpose is to do good for our employees, customers, communities, the environment and society. Westfalia Fruit in South Africa is offering bursary opportunities to the top-performing students in the country who are currently in Grade 12, 1st year, 2nd year and 3rd year for Agriculture-Related Disciplines. Individuals who have a passion for agriculture-related disciplines wishing to study at Universities, Universities of Technology and TVET college are invited to apply for the bursary.


Candidates must be registered or have applied to register for the following disciplines in 2021:

University and University of Technology:

  • Engineering (Agricultural, Irrigation, Mechanical, Mechatronics & Industrial)
  • Agricultural and Natural Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Horticulture and Plant Pathology
  • Logistics and Transport Management
  • Plant Genetics, Soil Science & Entomology
  • Biotechnology

Vocational Education Bursaries available:

  • Farm Management
  • Technical Engineering (Boilermaker, Millwright, Electrician, Plumber, Fitter & Turner)

The programme will also support students from local communities studying or who wish to study Medicine, Nursing and Teaching. Candidates from local communities where Westfalia Fruit operates will be treated as priority candidates. Applications for study at public institutions will be considered.

How to apply

Download the Bursary application form (renewal applicants)

Download the Bursary application form (new applicants)

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