SUBTROP Lindsey Milne Bursary South Africa 2024-2025

SUBTROP Lindsey Milne Bursary South Africa 2024-2025


South Africa Subtropical Growers’ Association (SUBTROP) founded the Lindsey Milne bursary scheme after the late Dr DL Milne, in memory of his endless contributions to the Subtropical fruit industry.

The bursary funds are contributed by the South African Litchi Growers’ Association (SALGA), the South African Avocado Growers’ Association (SAAGA) and the South African Mango Growers’ Association (SAMGA).


Bursaries will be awarded to students who wish to study and pursue a career within the South African subtropical fruit industry, particularly those who are studying towards a BSc Agric qualification (majoring in Horticultural Science).

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Once graduated, students will be required to work for SUBTROP for an amount of time equal to their bursary award.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Studying in the aforementioned field of study,
  • Studying at a recognised tertiary institution within South Africa,
  • Wish to follow a career within the subtropical fruit industry in SA.



Student who satisfy the above minimum criteria, can apply by submitting the following documents:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • A covering letter (we have drafted the Lindsey Milne Bursary Covering Letter Example  which students can download and edit, otherwise please feel free to write your own cover letter if you wish),
  • Matric certificate (certified copy),
  • Proof of university registration (on tertiary letterhead),
  • Full academic record/ transcript (on tertiary letterhead),
  • Motivational Letter (from your department head),
  • Details of any related work experience,
  • 3 References (names and contact details).
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Complete application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted to:
The Lindsey Milne Bursary Scheme
PO Box 866
Tzaneen 0850
Email: [email protected]


31 October annually.


For any bursary queries, please contact:
The Lindsey Milne Bursary Scheme
Tel: 015 307 3676
Fax: 015 307 6792
Email: [email protected]

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