Deadline: February 14, 2014
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy For Girls is a boarding school in South Africa that offers opportunities to disadvantaged and academically talented girls. Founded by Oprah Winfrey in 2007, it provides educational and leadership opportunities for academically gifted girls from impoverished backgrounds.
The academy provide students in Grades 8 through 12 with an opportunity to develop their full intellectual, social and leadership potential. They equip students with the intellectual and social skills necessary to assume positions of leadership in South Africa and abroad.
You qualify if::
- You are academically talented and have leadership potential
- You are a South African citizen or permanent resident
- Your family’s total income is less than R8,000 per month
- You are currently in Grade 7, entering Grade 8 in 2015
- You are currently in Grade 9, entering Grade 10 in 2015
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa admits students of any race, colour, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programmes and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the Academy. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programmes, athletic, cultural, residential and other school- administered programmes.
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