Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary

Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary

ABOUT THE BURSARY

Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary : Bursaries will be awarded to students currently in Matric or first year of study, within the following fields of study:

  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Humanities (majoring in: Economics/ Philosophy/ Politics)
  • Law
  • Science (excl Medicine)

Students must be study at one of the following recognised tertiary institutions:

  • NMMU (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)
  • Rhodes University
  • TSiBA
  • UCT (University of Cape Town)
  • UWC (University of the Western Cape)
  • Stellenbosch University
  • UJ (University of Johannesburg)
  • UP (University of Pretoria)
  • UFS (University of the Free State)
  • WITS (University of Witwatersrand)

Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary

ELIGIBILITY – Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Believe in the future of the country,
  • Be an ambassador for the Foundation with strong leadership or entrepreneurial qualities,
  • Current Matric students:
    • No older than 21 years of age in year of application,
    • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Mathematics and a minimum average of level 6 (excluding LO) in Grade 11,
    • Intend to study a degree in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
    • Intend to study at one of the aforementioned tertiary institutions,
    • Completed the National Benchmark Test by 30 September of the year of application.
  • Current Tertiary students:
    • In the first year of study in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
    • No older than 22 years of age in year of application,
    • Achieved a minimum of 65% average in previous years June exams.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Download and complete the Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Application Form (Matric) (pdf), OR the Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Application Form (Tertiary) (pdf).

*If these forms are outdated, please visit www.allangrayorbis.org/fellowship-programme/how-to-apply for the latest version.
The following documents must accompany your complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Current Matric students:
    • Colour photograph (passport size),
    • Final Grade 10 report (certified copy),
    • Final Grade 11 report (certified copy),
    • Latest Grade 12 report if available (certified copy),
    • Academic or extra-curricular awards/ recognition achieved in Grade 10-12 (certified copies).
  • Current Tertiary students:
    • June exam results of current year (certified copy),
    • Final Grade 12 report (certified copy),
    • Academic or extra-curricular awards/ recognition achieved in Grade 10-12 (certified copies).

 

Applications forms and supporting documents must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
Freepost no: CB 11349
Kloof Street
Cape Town
8008
2) Hand deliver:
46 Hof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town
OR
8th Floor, Forum Building, 2 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg

CLOSING DATE

29 April annually for current Matric students,
31 August annually for current Tertiary students.

CONTACT – Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship Bursary

For any bursary queries, please contact:
Tel: 086 123 9235
Email: fellowship@allangrayorbis.org