The Woolworths TASTE Eat Out Bursary will be awarded to a student to train as a professional chef at either Silwood Cookery School (Cape Town, Western Cape), Prue Leith’s Chef’s Academy (Centurion, Gauteng), Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine (Hilton, KwaZulu Natal), Institute of Culinary Arts (Stellenbosch) or Capsicum (nationwide). The scholarship will begin in 2019.
Do you think you have what it takes to become a culinary genius? Do you have a passion for food and cooking and show a keen interest in raising the standard of South Africa’s culinary industry?
Terms & Conditions for the 2019 Woolworths TASTE Eat Out Bursary
1. Applicants must be South African citizens.
2. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.
3. Applicants must be available to start tuition from January 2019
4. Applicants must show proof of at least six months’ work experience in a professional kitchen, i.e. restaurant, shop, café as a paid employee or intern.
5. Applicants should ideally be supported by a stable home environment.
6. Living expenses, transport costs, accommodation and personal expenses are not included in the bursary.
7. The bursary winner must attend the participating school closest to their place of residence.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications close 15 August 2018.
If you haven’t heard from us by 15 October 2018, please consider your application unsuccessful.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION FORM
1. YOUR GOALS AND AMBITIONS
Please submit a letter of no more than 200 words explaining why you feel you should win the bursary.
Your answers to the following five questions:
- If you were an ingredient, what would you be?
- What do you hope to be doing in five years’ time?
- Which chef or food personality do you most identify with? Why?
- Please ask a work friend/colleague to answer this question: What has it been like to work with the applicant?
- Where do you go to get food inspiration? Which websites/magazines/blogs are you most inspired by?
3. A favourite photo of yourself
4. A copy of your South African ID document
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