Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship Programme

Bursary Details

The Fellowship Programme looks for young achievers transitioning into university – people who want to make a big impact not just in their lives, but also in their community, city and country. The Fellowship recipients receive needs-based funding for university and access to support and development aimed at cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset.

Candidate Requirements

  • A Minimum of 60% in Pure Mathematics OR a minimum of 80% in Mathematical Literacy for final grade 11 results
  • A Minimum average of 70% for final Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)
  • The Applicant must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
  • The Applicant must be a South African citizen
  • An Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities, Arts & Health Science (Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFS, UKZN or TSiBA

Bursary Inclusion

  • Applicants with a combined annual household income of R1 million (R1 000 000.00) and below will receive full funding
  • Applicants with a combined annual household income of above R1 million (R1 000 000.00) will receive needs-based funding
  • Speakers and seminars
  • Workshops
  • Experiential exercises
  • Access to business incubation
  • Potential funding will be communicated to successful candidates after camp stage
  • Access to business/venture funding via E Squared, an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation sister entity (available to students in the IVC programme and graduates depending on business idea viability)
  • Personal Leadership Officer (mentorship)
  • Industry mentor
  • Like-minded community
  • Tertiary qualification
  • Responsible thinking and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Well-rounded individual
  • Community-orientated learning
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How to Apply