The deadline for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship is fast-approaching as applications for first-year university students close on the 29th of August 2014.
The Foundation seeks individuals who will shape the future of Southern Africa; individuals with vision, passion, imagination and integrity. The Foundation offers applicants who show potential in entrepreneurial talent the opportunity to develop as responsible entrepreneurs by applying for the Fellowship.
What you need to know – The Foundation supports degrees in the fields of Commerce, Engineering and Science (excluding medicine), Law or Humanities (majoring in Politics, Philosophy or Economics).
Only candidates furthering their education at the following universities can apply: Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cape Town, TSIBA Western Cape, Stellenbosch, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan, Rhodes or Free State.
How you can benefit – The Fellowship opportunity provides Candidate Fellows access to a community of like-minded individuals, exposure to thought-leaders, mentorship, entrepreneurial mindset development and full university funding. Following graduation, Candidate Fellows who have excelled in their respective fields can apply for post-graduate funding. Exclusive E2 venture capital support is available to approved business ventures once Fellows have graduated.
What makes this Fellowship unique – The Fellowship distinguishes itself from other bursary and scholarship programmes with its holistic and individual investment approach. The Fellowship also offers the opportunity to engage in a personal and entrepreneurial development programme alongside access to university education.
Shape your future by applying to be a potential candidate for the Fellowship opportunity.
Visit www.allangrayorbis.org for more information and application forms.