Sponsoring Agency: Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
Deadline Available: Available
Deadline Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 04/30/2021
Size of the Fund: Not Available
The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is seeking applications for its Grade 12 Fellowship Programme to help university students prepare for life as a high-impact, responsible entrepreneur.
Applicants must be in Grade 12 or 1st year university. Once applicants are successful, they are on boarded as Candidate Allan Gray Fellows.
Choosing Entrepreneurship as a Viable Career Path
The 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 Entrepreneurship
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.
What Fellowship Covers?
o Textbooks & tutoring allowance
o Monthly stipend
o Full tuition at one of our 10 partner universities
o University accommodation and meals
• Entrepreneurial Mindset Development:
o Speakers and seminars
o Experiential exercises
• Personal Development:
o Personal Leadership Officer (mentorship)
o Industry mentor
o Like-minded community
o Tertiary qualification
o Responsible thinking and entrepreneurial mindset
o Well-rounded individual
o Community-orientated learning
• Grade 12 – Requirements
o Minimum of 60% in Pure Mathematics OR a minimum of 80% in Mathematical literacy for final grade 11 results
o Minimum average of 70% for final Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)
o Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
o South African Citizenship
o 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.
• First Year – Requirements
o Minimum of 65% average in 2021 mid-year exam results
o Applicants must be under the age of 22 in the year of their application.
o South African Citizenship
o Currently studying 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, TSIBA and UKZN.
More information at: https://www.allangrayorbis.org/entrepreneurship-development-programmes/fellowship/