Agricultural Economics
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Employment and Bursary Opportunities

​The Department shares all invitations to apply for employment and bursary opportunities as received from various institutions.  Applications are the responsibility of the student.
Kindly note that the bursaries offered by the University for undergraduate and postgraduate students can be found under the PROGRAMMES section.



The Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA) has a Career Centre that is available to members of AEASA. The portal acts as a “meeting place” for job-seekers and potential employers. Link: and select Careers.

AEASA members can login to the AEASA website, click on “My Profile”, click on Create Resumé/CV, and follow instructions to load a CV. In order for your CV to be searchable by potential employers, make sure to select “Yes” for the following options:

•             Link your Resumé/CV to your personal page

•             Include your Resumé/CV in search results


Institution: UNU-WIDER
Type:  Position (6 months)
Closing date: 27 October 2018
For more info: 181001 VA_Research Assistant (domestic)_Autumn 2019.pdf

Institution: Lindsey Milne Bursary Scheme
Type:  Bursary
Closing date: 31 October 2018
For more info: 180829 Lindsey Milne Bursary.pdf

Institution: SAAGA Bursary
Type:  Bursary
Closing date: 31 October 2018
For more info: 180829 SAAGA Bursary.pdf

Institution: Citrus Academy
Type:  Bursary
Closing date: 30 September 2018
For more info: 180510 citrus academy.JPG

Closing date: 21 September 2018
For more info: 180821 FPEF Internship Programme Advertisement.pdf

Institution: AGRI SA
Type:  Vacancy
Closing date: 3 September 2018
For more info: 180814 Economics_Trade Economist Vacancy.pdf

Institution: Vinpro
Type:  Position
Closing date: 31 May 2018
For more info: 180518 VinPro - Agricultural Economist.pdf

Institution: UCT Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice
Type:  Research Coordinator: Fellowship
Closing date: 18 April 2018
For more info: 180410 ad UCT support to research 06 04 2018 revised.pdf

Institution: The Mandela Rhodes Foundation
Type:  Scholarship
Closing date: 15 April 2018
For more info: 180319 mrfapplicationcall2019.pdf

Institution: Western Cape Government
Type:  jobs for agricultural economists at Elsenburg
Closing date: 26 March 2018
For more info: 180306 CSC Vacancy Bulletin.pdf

Type:  Scholarships
Closing date: 29 February 2018
For more info: 180201 InfoPartner_Priority country programme.pdf  180201 PCP_Application Form - partner university applicant.pdf

Institution: NAMC
Type:  Internship
Closing date: 28 February 2018
For more info: 180220 Graduate-placement-2018.pdf

Institution: Universities South Africa (USAF)
Type:  commonwealth scholarships tenable in the UK, 2018
Closing date: 22 February 2018
For more info: 180129 General Information Letter CS.pdf 180129 masters scholarships.pdf 180129 phd-scholarships.pdf

Institution: First Rand
Type:  international postgraduate scholarships 2018
Closing date:  22 February 2018
For more info: 180117 FR LLD Scholarship.pdf

Institution: Stellenbosch University
Type:  postgraduate bursaries 2018
Closing date:  1 December 2017
For more info:171129 US Postgraduate Bursaries.pdf

Institution: Senwes
Type:  graduate progamme 2018
Closing date:  See the relevant website
For more info: 171122 Senwes Graduate Programme 2018.pdf

Institution: PPS Foundation
Type:  bursary
Closing date:  See the relevant website
For more info: 171031 PPS Foundation.docx

Institution: EU Jean Monnet grant
Type:  3 month visiting fellowship
Closing date:  30 November 2017
For more info: 171031 GI-Visiting Fellowship at ANU 1017.pdf

Institution: Agbiz Centenary Bursary 2018
Type:  bursary
Closing date:  8 December 2017
For more info: 170915 Agbiz Centenary Bursary 2018.pdf