Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarships 2018
High School Student Scholarships for south African students for grade 6 learners to study at one of the selected top high schools in South Africa, 2018 South Africa
Study Subject ( s ) : Courses offered by the university
Course Level : High School
Scholarship Provider : The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
Scholarship can be taken at : South Africa
Eligibility for Allan Gray Orbis High School Scholarships
This student scholarship opportunity is only available to learners currently in Grade 6 and will provide them with the opportunity to attend one of the selected top high schools in South Africa.
- Applicant has to be a South African citizen
- Applicant must be in Grade 6 this year (2017) to apply
- A minimum of 70% in English and mathematics (Grade 5-6)
- A minimum of 70% in Numeracy and Literacy in the Foundation’s Scholarship exam. (After the application process, we select eligible candidates and invite them to write the Scholarship exam. We then use the exam results with the primary school results to shortlist for interviews.)
- Demonstrate financial need
- Demonstrate the following entrepreneurial characteristics:
- Intellectual Imagination: enjoys being creative and innovative
- Achievement Excellence: sets high standards for self
- Courageous Commitment: must be courageous and determined, brave and persistent
- Spirit of Significance: wants to impact others and make a difference
- Personal Initiative: prepared to take action to address challenges
Allan Gray Orbis Scholarship Open for International Students
- No, Allan Gray Orbis Scholarships is not available for International Students.
Allan Gray Orbis Scholarship Description
- This student scholarship opportunity is only available to learners currently in Grade 6 and will provide them with the opportunity to attend one of the selected top high schools in South Africa.
- These scholarship students, known as Allan Gray Scholars, will receive funding that will take care of the cost of their tuition and hostel fees.
- In addition, these scholarship students will receive an additional allowance for travel, stationary, books, toiletries, school uniforms and civilian clothes.
- High school scholarship students will also have access to entrepreneurial as well as personal development programs to ensure their continued progression as gifted students.
Allan Gray Orbis Scholarship Application Form
- Complete and submit your application forms and all supporting documentation by 30th September 2017.
- All applicants will receive an SMS to acknowledge receipt of their application within a month after the closing date.
- Applicants will be shortlisted based on academic performance and financial need.
- Successful candidates will be called within two months after the closing date and invited to write an exam. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified via sms.
- Succesful candidates will be invited for interviews. One-on-one interviews take place between January and March 2018
- Thereafter, successful candidates will be invited to a three-day Selection Camp, which takes place during the Easter school holidays. (The Foundation covers all costs.)
- If successful at the Selection Camp, the Foundation will recommend the candidates to the placement schools.
- Recommended candidates will be invited to the placement schools for interviews.
- Candidates whose recommendations are approved by the placement schools will be awarded the Scholarship.
- Once the Scholarship is awarded, the Foundation, placement school and the Scholar’s custodian sign a Memorandum of Agreement.
- All successful candidates will know which school they will be attending the following year by August 2017.
- From interview stage to camp and final selection, all communication takes place via telephone. The selection process takes about eleven months in total.
Allan Gray Orbis Scholarship Application Deadline
The Last date for submission of Allan Gray Orbis Scholarship Application is 30th September, 2017
Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.