Bester Bursary and Graduate Development Program 2022 – 2023

If you ever had an inclination to get involved in the agriculture or the business industry, this may be the perfect opportunity yet.

The Bester Feed and Grain company is now inviting students to apply for its bursary and graduate development program.

If you ever saw yourself doing something in one of these fields, or better yet, a position that can benefit both, then you need to apply right away.

Below is a breakdown we’ve provided on exactly how this bursary works and what it will need from applicants who want to get involved.

This is a great opportunity for degree students, it’s best to jump at it before it’s too late.

Closing Date

Applications for the Bester Bursary and Graduate Development Program will be closing on 30 June 2022.

Please make sure that your application is submitted by then along with all requested support documents.

Failure to do so will result in your application not being accepted by the Bester Feed and Grain Company.

What is This Financial Support Plan About?

This bursary program will provide financial cover to candidates studying towards a Degree in very specific fields.

These fields fall into the everyday operations of The Bester Feed and Grain Company.

Candidates will be required to work for the company for the same duration that their studies lasted.

Ideal candidates will be shortlisted and contacted by the company to schedule an interview.

Apart from this, the bursary offers many benefits that candidates can use to their advantage.

Please be aware that preference will be given to EE applicants.

Who Can Apply

This bursary will cater to students studying towards a degree in the following fields:

  • Business.
  • Marketing.
  • Finance.
  • Logistics.
  • Agriculture.

Applicants will still need to meet the following requirements set by the Bester Grain and Feed Company:

  • Applicants must be South African citizens.
  • Applicants must be studying towards a Degree qualification, in one of the fields listed above.
  • Applicants must in their 2nd or higher year of study.
  • Applicants must be studying at a recognized and accredited tertiary institution in South Africa.
  • Applicants must have achieved a minimum overall average of 65%.
  • Applicants must be interested in taking up employment with Bester.
  • Applicants must be able to understand Afrikaans.
  • Applicants must have strong analytical skills.
  • Applicants must work well within a team.

What Does This Bursary Cover?

This bursary will provide successful candidates with the following financial coverage:

  • Tuition fees.
  • Work experience by partaking in mandatory vacation work for 2 weeks in June/ July and 2 weeks in November/ December, for which students will receive market-related payment.
  • Guidance and mentoring from Bester’s senior manager.

How To Apply

Applications for this bursary have never been simpler! All you need to do is gather the following support documents:

  • A certified copy of your ID.
  • An updated CV.
  • A motivational letter that supports why you would be an ideal candidate for this program.
  • Your full academic record.

Once you have these gathered, all you need to do is send them via email to

Make sure to include, “Bursary Application” as the subject.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns relating to the Bester Bursary and Graduate Development Program, then you can contact the company directly through the following means:


Good luck with your application!

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