2014 APPLICATIONS for The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

Are you a girl in grade 7 or grade 9 who is looking for an exciting new opportunity to broaden your horizons and opportunities? The Oprah Winfrey Leadership School for girls strives to provide a nurturing environment for academically gifted girls who come from a disadvantaged background.

The school’s education programmes are designed for girls in Grade 8 to Grade 12 who have demonstrated academic and leadership talent. The school equips girls to assume leadership positions in South Africa and also abroad.

The application process for a scholarship are as follows:

You qualify if:

You are academically talented and posses leadership potential.

You are a South African citizen or permanent resident.

Your family’s total income is less than R8000 per month

You are currently in Grade 7, entering Grade 8 in 2015.

You are currently in Grade 9, entering Grade 10 in 2015.

Selection Process

Selected applicants will be invited to write entrance tests, which will be held at a number of different venues throughout South Africa.

Further selection and more extensive testing of academic and leadership potential will follow this first round. Final selection camps which will last for 2 to 3 days will be held at the Academy will be held later this year.

Applications are only opening on the 13th of January 2014 and are closing on the 14th of February 2014.

For more information about the Academy please click HERE

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