Jakes Gerwel Fellowship: Graduate and Undergraduate Teacher's Programme (Nationwide)

Mission

Jakes Gerwel Fellowship is an aspirational fellowship which identifies students who, through financial support, high quality teacher education and professional induction, become expert teachers, educational leaders and social entrepreneurs who will lead system change to achieve quality education for all learners.


A. Fellowship opportunity

• Undergraduate Teacher Fellowship

• Graduate Teacher Fellowship


Fellowship Opportunity Requirements - Undergraduate opportunity:

1. Grade 12s Applicants

- Minimum of 65% average for final

- Grade 11 results(excluding Life Orientation)


2. Gap Year Applicants

- Minimum of 65% average for final 12 results(excluding Life Orientation)


3. 1st Year University Students

- Demonstrate the ability to maintain 60% course average during 1st year degree studies

- Minimum of 65% average for final 12 results(excluding Life Orientation)


Additional Requirements

01 - South African Citizenship Permanent Resident with a South African ID Number

02 - Applicants must be under the age of 23 on closing date of application(20th July 2020)

03. - Candidate Fellows will be expected to complete a three-year bachelor’s degree at the University of Cape Town or University of Pretoria and then go on to complete PGCE

04. - Candidate Fellows will be expected to teach at a South African high school on completion of their PGCE 05 Applicants must apply to both the University of Cape Town and the University of Pretoria for academic study and placement in 2021



B. Graduate Teacher Fellowship (PGCE) Requirements:

01 - South African Citizenship Permanent Resident with a South African ID Number

02 - Applicants must be under the age of 30 on closing date of application(20th July 2020)

03 - Candidate Fellows will be expected to teach at a South African high school on completion of their PGCE

04 - Applicants must ensure that they have applied our partner universities for academic study and placement in the PGCE course for 2021.(University of Cape Town and the University of Pretoria, University of Witwatersrand and University of Johannesburg)


What does the fellowship cover?

• Full tuition

• Accommodation

• Book and Tutor allowance

• Meal allowance

• Monthly stipend

• Academic Support Leadership Development

• Expert Teacher Mentor Personal Coach



• How to apply

Undergraduate (Grafe 12, Gap Year and 1st year students): Click HERE to apply


Graduate Teacher Fellowship (Graduates and Final year students): Click HErE to apply


• Closing date: 20 July 2020


Contact details

• WhatsApp: 083 589 2933

• Email: info@jgfellowship.org

• Facebook: Jakes Gerwel Fellowship

• Twitter:@jgfellowship


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