Allan Gray Orbis foundation fellowship closing soon

Do you go against, behind and in front of the grain? Are you the streetwise running anti-clockwise? Do you see the unseen? Do you dream the undreamed? Are you what the world needs? This is a call to you, future entrepreneurs.

The Allan Gray Fellowship is an opportunity like no other; it is the most comprehensive and stimulating university Fellowship opportunity in Southern Africa. There are currently more than 300 individuals in the Fellowship programme this year. The Fellowship’s entrepreneurial and personal development programme runs throughout the academic year alongside the Candidate Fellow’s university studies. The Fellowship provides access to university education, which includes comprehensive tertiary financial support to selected students.

THE FELLOWSHIP COVERS:

The full cost of university tuition
The full cost of university accommodation, meals, books and tutor allowances
A monthly living stipend
Academic support and access to entrepreneurial and personal development programmes
Mentorship from individually assigned Foundation staff as well as business mentors
Access to potential postgraduate funding for graduated Candidate Fellows
There are no postgraduate contractual obligations with the Foundation

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR 1st YEAR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS:

Minimum average of 65% for your 2017 mid-year (June) exam results
Studying towards a degree in Commerce, Science (excluding medicine), Humanities (majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics), Engineering or Law
Studying at one of the following universities: WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes, UWC, Stellenbosch, TSiBA, UFS or UP
Applicants must be under the age of 22 in the year of their application
South African Citizenship

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS FOR 2nd YEAR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS:

Minimum average of 65% in 2016 year-end exam and 65% in 2017 mid-year exam
Studying towards a degree in Commerce, Science (excluding medicine), Humanities (majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics), Engineering or Law
Studying at one of the following universities: WITS, UJ, UCT, NMMU, Rhodes, UWC, Stellenbosch, TSiBA, UFS or UP
Applicants must be under the age of 23 in the year of their application
South African Citizenship

HOW TO APPLY:
Visit www.allangrayorbis.org to download an application form, or SMS “1st year and your fax number or email address” or “2nd year and your fax number or email address” to 36777. The application closing date is the 18th of August 2017. Watch this video to learn more about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation.

More information is available at www.allangrayorbis.org and www.facebook.com/allangrayorbis

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