Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship| Application Requirements


The Foundation offers quality education from one of South Africa’s top achieving partner high schools to students who are in financial need, have a curious entrepreneurial mindset, and have the potential to excel academically.


  • Applicant must be a current grade 6 learner in year of application
  • Applicant must be a South African citizen
  • Applicant must be 12 years of age in the year of application
  • Applicant must demonstrate financial need
  • Applicant must obtain a minimum of 70 % for English and Mathematics
  • Applicant must obtain a minimum of 70% average for remaining subjects
  • The applicant must demonstrate the following entrepreneurial characteristics:

Intellectual Imagination: Enjoys being creative
Achievement Excellence: Set high standards for themselves
Courageous Commitment: Must be determined to finish tasks they start
Spirit of Significance: Wants to make a difference
Personal Initiative: Takes initiative


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