Allan Gray Orbis Foundation High School Scholarship South Africa 2025

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Allan Gray Orbis Foundation High School Scholarship South Africa 2025

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER – ALLAN GRAY ORBIS FOUNDATION

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation High School Scholarship South Africa | The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation was formed in 2005 as part of Allan Gray’s goal to make a sustainable, long-term contribution to Southern Africa by nurturing the emerging entrepreneurial potential of the region.

The Scholarship Programme aims to equip the youth with an entrepreneurial mindset to enable future generations to redress the inequalities of the past and to continue the economic and social transformation of Southern Africa.

ABOUT THE ALLAN GRAY ORBIS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – SCHOOLS COVERED

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation is inviting students to apply for their High School Scholarship, for the 2025 academic year.

The scholarship is open to students who are currently in Grade 6 and are entering Grade 8 in 2025, who demonstrate significant entrepreneurial potential, strong academics and are in financial need.

MORE ABOUT THE ALLAN GRAY ORBIS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME – EXPENSES COVERED & OTHER BENEFITS

The scholarship will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, boarding, stationery, textbooks, uniforms, casual clothing, toiletries, support for extra murals, and a monthly allowance.

Scholars will also have access to the following: workshops, speakers, and seminars, an annual entrepreneurial conference, an online learning campus, mentorship by a programme officer, and a like-minded community.

Zabusaries.com is committed to keeping you up to date with the latest bursary opportunities, and this article covers all the details about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation High School Scholarship.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ALLAN GRAY ORBIS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be between the ages of 11 and 12 years old
  • You must be in Grade 6 in the 2023 academic year
  • You must be entering high school (Grade 8) in the 2025 academic year
  • You must have proven financial need, with a total household income of NOT more than R20 000 per month
  • You must have achieved a minimum result of 70% for English and Mathematics in Grade 5 and Grade 6
  • You must have achieved a minimum overall average of 70% in Grade 5 and Grade 6
  • You must possess the following entrepreneurial characteristics: growth mindset (belief that your intelligence can be developed); self-efficacy (belief in yourself to achieve goals); leadership (positively lead and influence others); opportunity identification (able to spot valuable opportunities);
    curiosity (able to explore and discover new information); and problem-solving (able to find ways to creatively solve problems)
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HOW TO APPLY FOR THE ALLAN GRAY ORBIS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

Applications can be submitted in either of the following ways:
Online
Step 1: Register on the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship website
Step 2: Login to the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship website
Step 3: Complete the online application form
Step 4: Upload your supporting documents as listed below
Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation High School Scholarship.

Manual Application
Step 1: Download and complete the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship Application Form (.pdf)
Step 2: Collect copies of your supporting documents as listed below
Step 3: Submit your completed application form and supporting documents in any of the following ways:

  • Hand delivery in Cape Town: 46 Hof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town, 8001
  • Hand delivery in Johannesburg: 1st Floor, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 1 Protea Place, Cnr of Fredman Drive and Protea Place, Sandton, Johannesburg
  • Post: Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, Freepost no: CB 11349, Kloof Street, 8008

Enter “Zabusaries.com” in the field asking how you heard about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation High School Scholarship.
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • Unabridged birth certificate (certified copy)
  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Recent passport-sized photograph (black and white)
  • Parents’ or guardians ID documents (certified copies)
  • Grade 5 term 4 report (certified copy)
  • Grade 5 term 1 or term 2 report (certified copy)
  • Parents or guardians’ proof of income (certified copy of latest payslips and 3 months bank statements if employed/certified copy of income tax statement and 6 months business account bank statements if self-employed / original affidavit if unemployed/certified copy of pension income if applicable)
  • If parents are deceased: the death certificate
  • If parents are divorced: divorce decree
  • If living with a legal guardian: proof of legal guardianship

 

SELECTION PROCESS FOR THE ALLAN GRAY ORBIS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

  • Apply and submit your required supporting documentation
  • Successful applicants will be required to write the Foundation exam in Mathematics and English for Grade 6, in December 2023
  • Successful applicants will be invited to attend interviews, from February to March 2024
  • Applicants will be invited to placement schools for interviews
  • Applicants who receive recommendations from placement schools will be awarded the scholarship
  • After the scholarship is awarded, the Memorandum of Agreement will be signed by the Foundation, placement school, and the Scholar’s custodian
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All applicants will receive feedback on their scholarship application via SMS, whether they are successful or not.

CLOSING DATE FOR THE ALLAN GRAY ORBIS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

15 September 2023 (at 17:00 SAST).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE SCHOLARSHIP PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation directly:
Tel: 021 481 5479
Email: scholarship@allangrayorbis.org

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