Jakes Gerwel Fellowship Bursary South Africa 2021 – 2022

ABOUT THE COMPANY – JAKES GERWEL FELLOWSHIP

Jakes Gerwel Fellowship, founded in 2017, is fully funded by the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Endowment and named in honour of Professor Jakes Gerwel, a teacher, educational leader and close confidant of the late Nelson Mandela.
Scholarship beneficiaries commence their studies at the University of Pretoria or the University of Cape Town, towards a Bachelor of Arts, Science or Commerce degree. Apart from full funding, students also have access to personal coaches, mentors and expert teachers. When students have completed their 3-year degree, they qualify as high school teachers through a PGCE and are placed in partner schools.

ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE

The Jakes Gerwel Fellowship will be providing 2 types of full university scholarships:
1) Undergraduate Teacher Fellowship: applicable to current Grade 12, gap year and 1st-year level students.
2) Graduate Teacher Fellowship: applicable to final year students.

The fellowship will provide cover for the following expenses: tuition fees, book allowance, tutor allowance, meal allowance, accommodation and a monthly stipend. Students will also receive the services of an Expert Teacher Mentor Personal Coach and Academic Support Leadership Development.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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):

Undergraduate Teacher Fellowship:

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Graduate Teacher Fellowship:

 

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE JAKES GERWEL FELLOWSHIP BURSARY

Applications must be done online at:

Students in Matric or on a Gap Year, apply for the Jakes Gerwel Undergraduate Teacher Fellowship Application: http://apply.jgfellowship.org/

Students in the 1st year of University, apply for the Jakes Gerwel Undergraduate Teacher Fellowship Application: http://apply.jgfellowship.org/

Students in the 3rd year of University or students have already graduated, apply for the Jakes Gerwel Graduate Teacher Fellowship Application: http://apply.jgfellowship.org/

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If you know someone who would be suitable for this programme, you can nominate them here: http://nominations.jgfellowship.org/
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your online application (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
Undergraduate Teacher Fellowship:

Graduate Teacher Fellowship:

 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE JAKES GERWEL FELLOWSHIP BURSARY

19 July 2021.
(Applications open on 15 April 2021).
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact the Jakes Gerwel Fellowship directly:
Johannesburg office – Tel: 010 900 1244
Cape Town office – Tel: 021 180 4880
Email: info@jgfellowship.org