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An entrepreneur opportunity for agents of change awaits

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation substantially invests in the education and development of young South Africans with dreams and potential to become successful entrepreneurs.

Grade 12 learners across the country are invited to apply now to be selected for the Foundation’s 2022 Fellowship Programme which is an exciting opportunity for successful individuals to nurture and develop their entrepreneurial mindset.

Application requirements:

South African citizenship
21 years of age or younger in 2021
Minimum of 60% in Pure Mathematics or a minimum of 80% in Mathematical Literacy for final grade 11 results
Minimum average of 70% for final Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)
Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science (excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry); Engineering, Law, Humanities or Arts degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, University of Cape Town, Nelson Mandela University, Rhodes University, University of the Western Cape, Stellenbosch University, University of Pretoria, University of the Free State and University of KwaZulu-Natal
Indications of an entrepreneurial mindset
Belief in the future of South Africa

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation recognises entrepreneurship as a lifelong quest requiring a long-term, holistic approach. For high achievers amongst the current Grade 12 cohort, it’s the opportunity to not only secure financial support for their tertiary studies at a top partner university, but selected Candidate Fellows will also enter into a realm of 360º entrepreneurial training and become part of a vibrant entrepreneurial community. Successful applicants need to demonstrate a curious mindset, leadership skills, ethical values and commitment to using their entrepreneurial thinking to bring about positive change.

Applications close 30 April 2021, 17:00PM
How to apply: Visit to download an application form, or to apply online.

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