South African Chefs Association Bursary Opportunity


South African Chefs Association Bursary Opportunity


The South African Chefs Association is able to offer a structured study assistance fund for young trainees studying to become a chef.


This bringing fund offers financial support towards the purchase of study aides such as textbooks and resources, uniforms, knives, course related field visits,examination fees, course fee subsides. It is a ‘top up’ fund for students who are already enrolled in training programmes to become a chef, who require additional assistance to complete their studies.

Candidates applying for assistance from the Bill Gallagher Study Assistance Fund must comply with the following criteria

  • Be between the age of 18 and 25
  • Be in possession of Grade 12 pass or recognised equivalent
  • Be enrolled in an existing recognised training programme to pursue a career in professional cookery
  • Become a SA Chefs member
  • The course of study must be undertaken at a SA Chefs Training Provider Member Institution
  • The course of study should be a minimum duration of 12 months
  • Be a South African Citizen residing permanently in South Africa or a permanent resident of the country
  • Submit a motivational letter to substantiate the grant application
  • Successful candidates must be prepared to make themselves available to SA Chefs and sponsors for PR purposes


  • Certified copy of SA ID document
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Acceptance letter from the Culinary Institution
  • Motivation letter from Principal/ Lecturer
  • SACA membership no

Closind date 31 March 2019



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