2014 Allan Gray Fellowship for Bright Young Students

2014 Allan Gray Fellowship for Bright Young Students

Deadline: April 30, 2014/August 29, 2014

Applications are now invited for the Allan Gray Fellowship for bright young students. This initiative aims to develop students, known as Allan Gray Candidate Fellows, into Southern Africa’s future high impact responsible entrepreneurs. Every year, the Foundation selects the best and most ambitious Grade 12 and first year university students from Southern Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Swaziland to join its vibrant community of Allan Gray Candidate Fellows.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive tertiary education
  • Financial support exposure to thought leaders
  • Mentorship
  • Entrepreneurial mindset development.
  • Access to postgraduate funding is available to those who have excelled in their tertiary studies and the Fellowship Programme.

Eligibility: South Africa Grade 12

  • Citizenship of South Africa
  • Belief in the future of your country
  • An ambassador of the Foundation’s intended profile (refer to General Selection Criteria above)
  • 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 Benchmark Test by 31 July 2014
  • Candidates must not be older than 21 years of age in 2014.

Applications Close Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Eligibility: South Africa 1st Year University 

  • Citizenship of South Africa
  • Belief in the future of your country
  • An ambassador of the Foundation’s intended profile (see General Selection Criteria above)
  • Studying for a Commerce, Science (excluding Medicine), Humanities (majoring Politics, Philosophy or Economics) or Engineering degree
  • Studying at the following universities WITS, UJ, UCT,NMMU, Rhodes, UWC, Stellenbosch, TSIBA, UFS or UP
  • Minimum of a 65% average for your mid-year exam results (June)
  • Applicant not older than 22 in 2014

Applications Close Friday, 29 August 2014

Criteria:

Fellowship Applicants need to be able to show a track record of leadership or being entrepreneurially minded. The Foundation’s framework to measure this as follows:

  • Achievement Excellence
  • Intellectual Imagination
  • Courageous Commitment
  • Spirit of Significance
  • Personal Initiative

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