Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary South Africa 2019 – 2020

  • Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
  • Cape Town, South Africa
  • Mar 05, 2019
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Description

The following study related expenses are covered by the fellowship award: university tuition fees, prescribed books, university accommodation, meals, monthly living stipend, tutor allowance. Students also receive academic support, mentorship and access to a personal development and entrepreneurial programme.

Matric students: shortlisted candidates will be contacted and required to attend a face to face interview (to take place in June or July 2019), shortlisted candidates will then be required to attend the Selection Camp (to take place in September 2019).

University students (1st/ 2nd year): further details coming soon. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
Matric students:

  • South African citizen (or citizen of Botswana/ Namibia/ Swaziland)
  • Under 21 years old in 2019
  • Currently in Matric
  • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Mathematics HG in Grade 11 finals
  • Achieved a minimum overall average of level 6 in Grade 11 finals (excluding Life Orientation)
  • Intend on studying towards a degree qualification within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Intend on studying at one of the following partner universities: University of Johannesburg/ University of the Witwatersrand/ University of Pretoria/ University of Cape Town/ University of the Western Cape/ Stellenbosch University/ TSIBA (2nd year intake)/ Rhodes University/ Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University/ University of KwaZulu-Natal/ University of the Free State
  • Completed the National Benchmark Test by 30 September 2019
  • Strong leadership qualities or entrepreneurially-minded

University students (1st/ 2nd year):

  • South African citizen (or citizen of Botswana/ Namibia/ Swaziland)
  • 1st year students: under 22 years old in 2019
  • 2nd year students: under 23 years old in 2019
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying towards a degree qualification within one of the aforementioned fields of study
  • Studying at one of the following partner universities: University of Johannesburg/ University of the Witwatersrand/ University of Pretoria/ University of Cape Town/ University of the Western Cape/ Stellenbosch University/ TSIBA (2nd year intake)/ Rhodes University/ Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University/ University of KwaZulu-Natal/ University of the Free State
  • 1st year students: achieved a minimum overall average of 65% for June 2019 exams
  • 2nd year students: achieved a minimum overall average of 65% for 2018 final exams AND June 2019 exams
  • Strong leadership qualities or entrepreneurially-minded 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE FELLOWSHIP

Applications must be done in one of the following ways:
Matric students:
1) Apply online: https://allangrayorbis.microsoftcrmportals.com/
You will be required to Register an Account before you can Login and apply.

2) Download and complete the Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Application Form (Matric students)(.pdf)
Hard copy applications must be submitted in one of the following ways:
Post:
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
Freepost no: CB 11349
Kloof Street
Cape Town
8008

Hand delivery:
46 Hof Street
Oranjezicht
Cape Town
OR
8th Floor
Florum
Building
2 Maude Street
Sandton
Johannesburg 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Recent photograph (passport size)
  • Grade 10 final academic record (certified copy)
  • Grade 11 final academic record (certified copy)
  • Grade 12 latest academic record (certified copy)
  • Academic/ recognition/ extra-curricular awards received in Grade 10/ 11/ 12 (certified copies)
  • Reference from an Educator (stamped, signed and sealed in a separate envelope) 

University students (1st/ 2nd year):
Application details coming soon. 

CLOSING DATE

Matric students: 15 March 2019 (at 17:00)
University students (1st and 2nd year): 2 August 2019
(Applications submitted after these dates will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.) 

CONTACT THE FELLOWSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation directly:
Tel: 086 123 9235
Email: fellowship@allangrayorbis.org

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form