2018 Bursary Categories
2018 Commerce Bursaries
2018 Accounting Bursaries
2018 Agricultural Science Bursaries
2018 Computer Science & IT Bursaries
2018 Construction & Built Bursaries
2018 Drama Bursaries
2018 Education Bursaries
2018 Engineering Bursaries
2018 General Bursaries
2018 Government Bursaries
2018 Law Bursaries
2018 Marketing Bursaries
2018 Masters Bursaries
2018 Media Bursaries
2017 Medical Bursaries
2018 Music & Performing Arts Bursaries
2018 Nursing Bursaries
2018 Pharmacy Bursaries
2018 Postgraduate Bursaries
2018 Psychology Bursaries
2018 Safety Management Bursaries
2018 Science Bursaries
2018 Tourism Bursaries

Enter Your Email below and Get bursary updates (It’s Free)

NOTE: Please check your inbox for a verification message e-mail.

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship 2018 – 2019
March 15, 2017 Bursaries


The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation was founded by Allan Gray out of his dream to create a sustainable contribution to the country, by helping students who are the future entrepreneurs of Southern Africa.


Bursaries will be awarded to students currently in Matric or first year of study, within the following fields of study:

  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Humanities (majoring in: Economics/ Philosophy/ Politics)
  • Law
  • Science (excl Medicine)

Students must be study at one of the following recognised tertiary institutions:

  • NMMU (Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University)
  • Rhodes University
  • TSiBA
  • UCT (University of Cape Town)
  • UWC (University of the Western Cape)
  • Stellenbosch University
  • UJ (University of Johannesburg)
  • UP (University of Pretoria)
  • UFS (University of the Free State)
  • WITS (University of Witwatersrand)



Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen,
  • Believe in the future of the country,
  • Be an ambassador for the Foundation with strong leadership or entrepreneurial qualities,
  • Current Matric students:
    • No older than 21 years of age in year of application,
    • Achieved a minimum of level 5 for Mathematics and a minimum average of level 6 (excluding LO) in Grade 11,
    • Intend to study a degree in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
    • Intend to study at one of the aforementioned tertiary institutions,
    • Completed the National Benchmark Test by 30 September of the year of application.
  • Current Tertiary students:
    • In the first year of study in one of the aforementioned fields of study,
    • No older than 22 years of age in year of application,
    • Achieved a minimum of 65% average in previous years June exams.



Apart from being entrepreneurially minded, there are a couple of mandatory academic requirements that applicants need to fulfil:

South Africa Grade 12 (2017 Applications are Open)

South Africa 1st Year University (2017 Applications are Open)

South Africa 2nd Year University (2017 Applications are Open)

*If these forms are outdated, please visit for the latest version.
The following documents must accompany your complete application form:

  • ID document (certified copy),
  • Current Matric students:
    • Colour photograph (passport size),
    • Final Grade 10 report (certified copy),
    • Final Grade 11 report (certified copy),
    • Latest Grade 12 report if available (certified copy),
    • Academic or extra-curricular awards/ recognition achieved in Grade 10-12 (certified copies).
  • Current Tertiary students:
    • June exam results of current year (certified copy),
    • Final Grade 12 report (certified copy),
    • Academic or extra-curricular awards/ recognition achieved in Grade 10-12 (certified copies).


Applications forms and supporting documents must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Post:
Allan Gray Orbis Foundation
Freepost no: CB 11349
Kloof Street
Cape Town
2) Hand deliver:
46 Hof Street, Oranjezicht, Cape Town
8th Floor, Forum Building, 2 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg


29 April annually for current Matric students,
31 August annually for current Tertiary students.


For any bursary queries, please contact:
Tel: 086 123 9235

Comments are closed