Students of South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland are offered with Allan Gray Fellowship, 2013

This fellowship is offered for pursuing undergraduate degree in study subjects like Commerce, Science (excluding medicine), Engineering, Law or Humanities (Majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics). It is offered by the “Allan Gray Orbis Foundation” and can be taken at South Africa.

The Foundation offers the incomparable Allan Gray Fellowship to Southern Africa’s revolutionary bright young students. This scheme aims to develop students, known as Allan Gray Candidate Fellows, into Southern Africa’s prospect high impact entrepreneurial leaders. the Foundation choose the best and most determined Grade 12 and first year university students from Southern Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland to join its vibrant community of Allan Gray Candidate Fellows every year. It consists of widespread financial support beside revelation to thought leaders, mentorship and entrepreneurial mindset development. Admission to postgraduate funding is available to those who have excelled in their tertiary studies and the Fellows Programme.

The eligibility and international applicability:-

Interested candidates can apply for the Fellowship opportunity during their Grade 12 school year or during their first year of university. The Fellowship application is open to learners and students from Southern Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland.

Mandatory Requirements: South Africa Grade 12

  • -citizenship of South Africa
  • -Belief in the future of your country
  • -An ambassador of the Foundation’s intended profile, namely demonstrating Intellectual Imagination, Personal Initiative, Spirit of Significance, Courageous Commitment and Achievement Excellence
  • -Intention to study for a Commerce, Science (excluding Medicine), Engineering, Law or Humanities (majoring in Politics, Philosophy, or Economics) degree at WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes or UP
  • -Minimum C (level 5) in Pure Mathematics for Grade 11 results
  • -Minimum B (Level 6) average for Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)
  • -Complete the National Benchmarking Test by 30 July 2013
  • -Candidates must not be older than 21 years of age in 2013
  • Mandatory Requirements: Namibia Grade 12
  • -Citizenship of Namibia
  • -Belief in the future of your country
  • -Intention to study for a Commerce, Science (excluding Medicine), Engineering, Law or Humanities (majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics) degree at WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes or UP
  • -Minimum B (Extended Level) or minimum 3 (High Level) average in Mathematics for Grade 11 results
  • -Minimum B (Extended Level) or minimum 3 (High Level) average in Mathematics (Grade 12 April results)
  • -Candidates must not be older than 21 years of age in 2013.
  • Mandatory Requirements: Botswana- If you are currently studying an I/B, A/S, A Level, Form 5 IEB qualification the following applies to you:
  • -Indication of entrepreneurial flair and passion
  • -Citizenship of Botswana
  • -Belief in the future of your country
  • -Minimum B average and C in Mathematics for Form 5 results
  • -Ambassador of the Foundation’s intended profile, demonstrating: Intellectual Imagination, Personal Initiative, Spirit of Significance, Courageous Commitment and Achievement Excellence,
  • -Intention to study for a Commerce, Science (excluding medicine), Engineering, Law or Humanities (Majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics) degree at WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes or UP.
  • Mandatory Requirements: Swaziland – Fellowship If you are currently studying an I/B, A/S, A Level, Form 5 IEB qualification the following applies to you:
  • -Indication of entrepreneurial flair and passion,
  • -Citizenship of Swaziland,
  • -Belief in the future of your country,
  • -Minimum B average and C in Mathematics for Form 5 results
  • -Ambassador of the Foundation’s intended profile, demonstrating: Intellectual Imagination, Personal Initiative, Spirit of Significance, Courageous Commitment and Achievement Excellence,
  • -Intention to study for a Commerce, Science (excluding medicine), Engineering, Law or Humanities (Majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics) degree at WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes or UP.
  • Students from Southern Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland can submit an application for the fellowship

Information about the awards:-

The provider “Allan Gray Orbis Foundation” awards up to one hundred Fellowships every year running during the year and comprises seminars, guest speakers, experiential learning activities and project based deliverables.

Applying procedure and Deadline:-

For Botswana and Swaziland: Download and complete an application form. Post your application form by 31 May 2013 to Allan Gray Orbis Free Post License No. CB11349, Kloof Street, 8008 before 31 May 2013. Write the National Benchmark Test, which will be administered by the Foundation during your interview.

For Namibia: Download and complete an application form or email alvinah@allangrayobis.org or ndatalan@allangrayorbis.org or call (061) 221103 to have an application form faxed to you. Submit a hardcopy application form by or before 28 June 2013 to 100 Robert Mugabe Street, Heritage Square Unit 1, Floor 1, Windhoek. Alternatively, post your application to P.O. Box 230, Windhoek, Namibia.

For South Africa: Download and complete an application form. You can also SMS “Gr12 and your Fax Nr. or email address” to 36777 to have an application form faxed or emailed to you. Submit a hard copy of your application form before or on the closing date to, 46 Hof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town or to 8th Floor, Forum Building, Maude Street, Sandton. Alternatively post it to Allan Gray Orbis Free Post License No. CB11349, Kloof Street, 8008

Application deadline for South Africa is 30th April 2013, for Namibia is 28th June 2013, for Botswana is 31st May 2013 and for Swaziland is 31st May 2013.

For further information about the application and the scholarship please visit the link

 

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