Corporate citizenship

A call to future entrepreneurs: Apply before 12 May

Do you go against, behind and in front of the grain? Are you the streetwise running anti-clockwise? Do you see the unseen? Do you dream the undreamed? Are you what the world needs? Do you know someone that fits this description? This is a call to all future entrepreneurs.

The Allan Gray Fellowship, offered by the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, is an opportunity like no other; it is the most comprehensive and stimulating university Fellowship opportunity in Southern Africa. The Fellowship’s entrepreneurial and personal development programme runs throughout the academic year alongside the Candidate Fellow’s university studies. The Fellowship provides access to university education, which includes comprehensive tertiary financial support to selected students.

The Foundation believes that entrepreneurially-minded individuals with ethical values and strong leadership skills hold the promise of change. They stand behind entrepreneurs improving the socio-economic landscape of Southern Africa.

The Fellowship covers

• The full cost of university tuition
• The full cost of university accommodation, meals, books and tutor allowances
• A monthly living stipend
• Academic support and access to entrepreneurial and personal development programmes
• Mentorship from individually assigned Foundation staff as well as business mentors
• Access to potential postgraduate funding for graduated Candidate Fellows
• There are no postgraduate contractual obligations with the Foundation

Mandatory requirements for Grade 12 learners

• Level 5 in Pure Mathematics for Grade 11 final results
• Level 6 average for your final Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)
• Completion of the National Benchmark Test by 30 September 2017
• Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application
• South African Citizenship

How to apply

• Visit www.allangrayorbis.org to download an application form, or
• SMS “Gr12" and your fax number or email address to 36777.

The application closing date is the 12th of May 2017.

Watch this video to learn more about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation.

More information is available at www.allangrayorbis.org and www.facebook.com/allangrayorbis.

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