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Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Programme 2020 for young South Africans(Grade 12 students and 1st year university students)

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Deadline: 17 Apr,2020    Next term Starts:: 03 Nov,2020

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About

The aim of our Fellowship Programme is to develop Southern Africa’s future, high-impact responsible entrepreneurs.This programme is intended to help university students prepare for life as a high-impact, responsible entrepreneur.

Eligibility and Criteria

Applicants must be in Grade 12 or 1st year university and have a 70% overall academic average. Once applicants are successful, they are onboarded as a Candidate Allan Gray Fellow.

Grade 12 – Requirements

·         Level 6 average for your final Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)

·         Completion of the National Benchmark Test by 30 September 2020
·         Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
·         The application closing date is 17 April 2020
·         South African Citizenship
·         Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities, Arts & Health Science (Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFS and UKZN.

First year- Requirements

  • Minimum average of 70% for your 2019 mid-year (June) exam results
    Applicants must be under the age of 22 in the year of their application.
·         The application closing date is 17 April 2020
·         South African Citizenship
·         Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities, Arts & Health Science (Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFS and UKZN.

 

 

 

 

 

Awards and Benefits  

In addition to financial and academic support, each candidate is allocated a Personal Development Officer, helping them get to grips with the transition into a new environment; an Entrepreneurial Leadership Officer, who probes them to flex their entrepreneurial muscles; as well as an industry mentor, who deepens their understanding of entrepreneurial traits and concepts in the working world.

Further, their entrepreneurial mindset development curriculum is disseminated via the AGOF Online Campus. The Fellowship Programme focuses on cultivating entrepreneurship in Candidate Fellows by ensuring that by the end of the Fellowship programme they: Desire to create value through responsible entrepreneurship, see entrepreneurship as a viable career path, are able totake an idea and develop itinto aviable opportunity, understand the value proposition of the Foundation and E2, as well as value the culture of community and collaboration.

 

How to apply

To apply please click here