Call for Applications: Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship Programme


 

Deadline: 7 august 2020

 

The Aim of Our Fellowship Programme

The aim of our Fellowship Programme is to help university students prepare for life as a high-impact, responsible entrepreneur. Applicants must be in Grade 12 or 1st year university and have a 70% overall academic average. Once applicants are successful, they are on boarded as Candidate Allan Gray Fellows.

Choosing entrepreneurship as a viable career path

Our Fellowship Programme focuses on cultivating entrepreneurship in Candidate Fellows by ensuring that by the end of the Fellowship Programme they desire to create value through responsible entrepreneurship, see entrepreneurship as a viable career path, are able to take an idea and develop it into a viable opportunity, understand the value proposition of the Foundation and E2, as well as value the culture of community and collaboration. Furthermore, their entrepreneurial mindset development curriculum is disseminated via the AGOF Online Campus.

Deepening the understanding of entrepreneurshi

In addition to financial and academic support, each candidate is allocated a Personal Development Officer, helping them get to grips with the transition into a new environment; an Entrepreneurial Leadership Officer, who probes them to flex their entrepreneurial muscles; as well as an industry mentor, who deepens their understanding of entrepreneurial traits and concepts in the working world.

Fellowship Application Requirements & Process

Grade 12- Requirements
Level 5 (Above 60%) in pure mathematics for final Grade 11 results
Level 6 average (Above 70%) for final Grade 11 results (excl. Life Orientation)
Completion of the National Benchmark test in 2020
Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
South African Citizenship
Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities, Arts & Health Science (Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFS and UKZN.
The application closing date is 29 May 2020
Process
Submit your application form and supporting documentation online or download the application and deliver or post to one of our offices before or on 29 May 2020, 17:00pm SAT
Successful applicant candidates will be invited for an interview in August / September 2020
Successful interview candidates will be invited to a selection camp in December 2020

First Year-Requirements

Minimum average of 65% for your 2020 mid-year (June) exam results
Applicants must be under the age of 22 in the year of their application
Application opening date: 4 May 2020
South African Citizenship
Studying towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities, Arts & Health Science (Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFS and UKZN.
Application closing date: 7 August 2020
Process
Submit your application form and supporting documentation online on or before 7 August 2020, 17:00pm SAT
Successful applicant candidates will be invited for an interview in October 2020
Successful interview candidates will be invited to a selection camp in December 2020
Successful camp candidates will receive formal offers in December 2020

Do you have big plans for the future?

Do you dream of ideas that could better the world?

If you think you have what it takes to be a future boss entrepreneur, apply to join our Fellowship Programme and become one of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation’s community of current and future entrepreneurs.

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