Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship Programme 2019 for Southern Africa

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship Programme 2019 for Southern Africa

Deadline: August 30, 2019

Do you want to see big changes in the world? Are you a natural-born leader – one who sees problems as opportunities and opportunities as challenges to solve? If you want to make a difference and think you have what it takes, apply to join the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship Programme 2019 and become part of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation’s growing community of current and future entrepreneurs.

The Foundation’s Fellowship programme gives you the best opportunity to build the life you want for yourself, your family and your community by supporting your lifelong journey to create a business or many businesses that matter. Fellowship recipients, known as Candidate Allan Gray Fellows, receive funding for university in addition to access to support and development to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset. Personal leadership and academic excellence also forms a core part of the Fellowship Programme.

Fellowship

The Fellowship provides access to quality tertiary education opportunities as part of the Foundation’s belief, which has been supported by research, that there is an increased possibility of success when entrepreneurs have a concrete foundation in their education.

The Fellowship covers the following:

  • Full cost of university tuition
  • Full cost of university accommodation plus meals, books and tutor allowances
  • A monthly living stipend
  • Academic support and access to an entrepreneurial and personal development programme
  • Mentorship, both from individually assigned Foundation-employed staff, as well as business mentors
  • Access to potential postgraduate funding for graduated Candidate Fellows
  • No postgraduate contractual obligation

Eligibility

1st Year University

  • Minimum average of 65% for your 2019 mid-year (June) exam results
  • Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities or Health Science (Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFC, UKZN and TSIBA.
  • Applicants must be under the age of 22 in the year of their application
  • South African Citizenship
  • The application closing date is August 2, 2019

2nd Year University

  • Minimum average of 65% for your 2018 year-end exam and 65% in 2019 mid-year exam
  • Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities or Health Science(Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFC, UKZN and TSIBA.
  • Applicants must be under the age of 23 in the year of their application
  • South African Citizenship
  • The application closing date is August 2, 2019

Namibia (Grade 12)

  • Minimum C in Mathematics and English for Grade 11 November and Grade 12 April results
  • Completion of the National Benchmark Test by September 30, 2019
  • Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
  • The application closing date is July 26, 2019
  • Namibian Citizenship
  • Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities or Health Science(Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFC and UKZN

Botswana (A/S, A LEVELS, GRADE 12 IEB & I/B LEARNERS)

  • Minimum C in Mathematics
  • Completion of the National Benchmark Test by September 30, 2019
  • Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
  • The application closing date is August 30, 2019
  • Botswana Citizenship
  • Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities or Health Science(Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFC and UKZN

Swaziland (A/S, A LEVELS, GRADE 12 IEB & I/B LEARNERS)

  • Minimum C in Mathematics
  • Completion of the National Benchmark Test by September 30, 2019
  • Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
  • The application closing date is August 30, 2019
  • Swaziland Citizenship
  • Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities or Health Science(Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFC and UKZN

Application

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For more information, visit Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship.

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