Quantum Foods Bursary Applications

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About Quantum Foods

Quantum Foods is the largest producer of eggs in South Africa. But its main business interest is feeds and poultry. It supplies high-quality, nutritious feeds and poultry products to farms in Africa. The feeds are sold under the Nova Feeds brand. The company has access to superior genetics in both integrated egg and broiler businesses. The state-of-the-art manufacturing units allow the company to operate efficiently and maintain the market leader status.

It is listed at the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and publicly traded under the share code QFH. Because of its large size, the company has developed several CSR initiatives to give back to the community and uplift the backward classes.

Quantum Foods Bursary Applicatons

Quantum Foods is offering financial assistance to a certain number of students each year via bursaries.

These are meant for students who are passionate about the animal nutrition sector and want to become a part of it.

For the academic session 2022, two meritorious students pursuing MSc Agriculture or Honours qualification will be selected for the Quantum Foods bursary programme. Other domains or fields of study will not be considered.

The bursary value is determined on a case-by-case basis. Depending on the need, the bursary will cover either part or full tuition cost.

Once selected, the company will cover the tuition cost for the remainder of your qualification. Students are expected to pay for the rest of the expenses like textbooks, meals, accommodation on their own.

As part of the bursary agreement, students must agree to work at one of the Nova Feeds business units for at least 12 months. Thereby, bursars will gain valuable practical knowledge and get a monthly salary. The company may consider permanent employment after the 12-month

Eligibility Criteria For The Quantum Foods Bursary

To be selected for the bursary programme, you must fulfill all of the eligibility criteria. These are laid out by the company to select the most deserving candidates. Since there are only two bursaries on offer and the number of applicants often outnumber it, Quantum Foods cannot sponsor everyone. Therefore, you must ensure that you meet all of the criteria before applying.

The eligibility requirements for Quantum Foods Bursary 2022 are:

  • Must be a South African citizen (naturalised candidates are also eligible to apply)
  • Must be either studying or intend on studying towards MSc Agriculture/Honours degree
  • Must be either studying or willing to study at a that’s recognised and accredited
  • Must have a strong academic track record
  • Must have a passion for animal nutrition

Fulfilling all of the criteria, however, doesn’t guarantee funding. This is a merit-based bursary programme, and those with a superior academic performance or potential will get priority over others. The decision taken by the Quantum Foods committee regarding the selection will be considered final.

How to Apply For The Quantum Foods Bursary?

If you meet all of the eligibility requirements, move forward with the application process and apply for Quantum Foods Bursary 2022. It’s a short process that shouldn’t take more than half an hour to complete. However, you need to be diligent and sincere. Erroneous or incomplete submissions are rejected without further consideration.

For this bursary programme, there is no application form necessary. So you don’t have to worry about downloading a form, filling it out, and then sending it. You’re simply required to send relevant documents needed for processing your application.

Documents Required

  • South African ID document (certified copies only)
  • Full academic track record (must be on institution letterhead)
  • Proof of registration or acceptance at a recognised tertiary institution in South Africa (must be on institution letterhead)
  • Updated CV

It’s important that you submit all of the documents. Failing to do so will result in cancellation.

Scan the documents and save them in PDF format. Finally, send the documents to ‘candre.lesch@quantumfoods.co.za‘.

For the subject line in the email, insert ‘Nova Feeds Bursary Application.’

Closing Date Of The Quantum Foods Bursary

The Quantum Foods Bursary is currently open, and the last date to apply for it is 14 January 2022. It’s recommended that you submit your application as soon as possible.

Contact Details Of The Bursar

For more details regarding the bursary programme, contact Chandre Lesch, HR Manager of Quantum Foods, at:

If the bursary has already been closed, please do not make any queries. View our other bursaries open for application here:

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