Allan Gray Scholarship

Allan Gray High School Grade 6 Scholarship October 2018

Closing Date: 30 October 2015

Application for the Allan Gray Scholarship opportunity is available to learners currently in Grade 6. Successful applicants enter the Scholarship in Grade 8 at the start of 2017. The Foundation uses a trusted model, which allows selection from a diverse pool of applicants. Successful applicants known as Allan Gray Scholars are recommended for placement at one of our partner Placement Schools

Placements for Grade 8 in 2017 are a Available at the Following Placement Schools Only (* Schools are subject to change.)


  • St Alban’s College,
  • St Andrew’s School For Girls,
  • King Edward VII School,
  • St Mary’s School, Waverley,

Western Cape


  • Bishops Diocesan College,
  • St Cyprian’s School,
  • Rondebosch Boy’s School,
  • Rustenburg Girls’ High School ,

Eastern Cape

  • Selborne College,
  • Grey High School,
  • Collegiate Girls’ High School,
  • Clarendon High School For Girls ,


  • Michaelhouse,
  • Pietermaritzburg Girls’ High School,
  • Epworth Independent High School .

The following criteria apply:

  • Applicant must be in Grade 6 this year (2015)
  • A minimum of 70% in English and Mathematics (Grade 5-6)
  • A minimum of 70% in Numeracy and Literacy in the Annual National Assessments (ANA)
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • The applicant has to be a South African citizen
  • Certified copies of all required documentation

How to apply:

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  • Click here to download the application form or SMS “SCHOLAR” + “Your Fax Nr.” to 36777 to have an application form faxed to you.

  • You can also get an application form from your school.
  • Complete and submit the application form – applications closed 30 October 2015

Selection Process:

  • Complete an application form
  • Applicants will be shortlisted based on academic performance (including Annual National Assessment results), and invited for interviews
  • Upon successful completion of the interview; shortlisted candidates will be invited to a 2-day selection camp
  • If successful at the selection camp, the candidates will be recommended to the Foundation Placement Schools
  • Candidates whose recommendations are approved by the Placement Schools will be awarded the Scholarship
  • Once the Scholarship is awarded, the Foundation, Placement School and the Scholars Custodian sign a Memorandum of Agreement.

Via – Allan Gray Orbis Fundation