January 2015 Fellowship applications for Grade 12 learners and first year university students open 19 January 2015.
The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is offering individuals that show potential in entrepreneurial talent an opportunity to develop as responsible entrepreneurs by applying for the university Fellowship opportunity. Anthony Farr, CEO of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, says: “The Foundation invests in a long-term legacy of greatness through inspiring and developing individuals who will become high impact, responsible entrepreneurs who are capable of shaping and transforming the future of Southern Africa.”
Fellowship opportunity: Grade 12 learners
Applications are open to current Grade 12 learners and closes on the 30th of April, 2015.
Fellowship opportunity: First year university students
Applications are open to current first year university students and closes on the 31st of August 2015.
The Foundation supports degrees in the fields of Commerce, Engineering and Science (excluding medicine), Law or Humanities (majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics). Only candidates furthering their education at the following Universities can apply:
· University of Cape Town
· University of the Western Cape
· TSiBA (2nd Year intake)
· Stellenbosch University
· University of Johannesburg
· University of Pretoria
· WITS University
· Rhodes University
· Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
· University of the Free State (2nd Year intake).
With the Foundation’s firm belief that a solid education is the starting point for any entrepreneurial journey, the Fellowship opportunity provides Candidate Fellows access to a community of likeminded individuals, exposure to thought leaders, mentorship, entrepreneurial mind-set development and full university funding.
For more information and application forms, visit www.allangrayorbis.org or the Foundation’s Facebook page.