Allan Gray: Fellowship Programme (Nationwide)

The Aim of Our Fellowship Programme

The aim of our Fellowship Programme is to help university students prepare for life as a high-impact, responsible entrepreneur. Applicants must be in Grade 12 or 1st year university. Once applicants are successful, they are on boarded as Candidate Allan Gray Fellows.

Fellowship Application Requirements & Process

  • Minimum of 60% in Pure Mathematics OR a minimum of 80% in Mathematical literacy for final grade 11 results

  • Minimum average of 70% for final Grade 11 results (excluding Life Orientation)

  • Applicants must be under the age of 21 in the year of their application

  • South African Citizenship

  • Intention to study towards a Commerce, Science, Engineering, Law, Humanities, Arts & Health Science (Excluding Medicine, Veterinary Science and Dentistry) degree at the WITS, UJ, UCT, NMU, RU, UWC, SU, UP, UFS and UKZN.


  • Submit your application form and supporting documentation online or via post before or on 30 April 2021, 17:00pm SAST

  • Successful applicant candidates will be invited for an interview in July 2021

  • Successful interview candidates will be invited to a selection camp in October 2021

  • To ensure that we offer you the best possible support and customer service, please ensure that you give yourself enough time to complete the application form before the closing date. We recommend dedicating at least two days to it.

Our 10 Partner Universities:

EASTERN CAPE - Rhodes University

- Nelson Mandela University

GAUTENG - University of Johannesburg

- University of Pretoria

- University of the Witwatersrand

KWAZULU-NATAL - University of KwaZulu-Natal WESTERN CAPE - University of Cape Town

- University of the Western Cape


- Stellenbosch University

FREE STATE - University of the Free State


Click HERE to apply online


HAND DELIVER TO POST TO: 46 Hof Street, Oranjezicht Cape Town OR 1st Floor, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 1 Protea Place, Cnr of Fredman Drive and Protea Place, Sandton, Johannesburg

POSTED TO: Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, Freepost no: CB 11349 Kloof Street, 8008

Click HERE to download Application Form

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