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Deadline: 27 August 2021

The Allan Grey Orbis Foundation takes a holistic approach to entrepreneurship development with a focus on three critical aspects: cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in our Candidate Fellows and Fellows; developing entrepreneurial skills in our Fellows; and being relevant in the African context while understanding global entrepreneurial ecosystems.

The Foundation seeks to promote progress through entrepreneurship in an integrated Sothern Africa. It aims to achieve this mission by identifying, educating and equipping demographically diverse individuals who have the potential to excel and making a significant future impacts as high impact, responsible entrepreneurs. The aim is to foster such impact by providing youth demonstrating the highest potential access to education and cultivating within them an entrepreneurial mindset.


  • Indication of entrepreneurial flair and passion

  • Belief in the future of our country

  • Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science (excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry), Engineering, Law, Humanities or Arts degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, University of Johannesburg, University of Cape Town, Nelson Mandela University, Rhodes University, University of the Western Cape, Stellenbosch University, University of Pretoria, University of the Free State and University of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Candidates must not be older than 21 years of age in 2021


  • Minimum of 60% in Mathematics for final Grade 11/Form 5 results

  • Minimum average of 70% for final Grade 11/Form 5 results

The fellowship covers:

1. Academic

  • Textbooks & tutoring allowance

  • Monthly stipend

  • Full tuition at one of our 10 partner universities

  • University accommodation and meals

  • Transport allowance

2. Entrepreneurial mindset development

  • Speakers and seminars

  • Experiential exercises

  • Workshops

3. Personal development

  • Personal Leadership Officer (mentorship)

  • Industry mentor

  • Like-minded community

4. Outcomes

  • Tertiary qualification

  • Responsible thinking and entrepreneurial mindset

  • Well-rounded individual

  • Community-orientated learning


  • Submit completed application forms by 27 August 2021, 17:00 SAST

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview September 2021

  • Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a selection camp December 2021


Interested candidates can fill out the online application available on the website.

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