2015/2016 Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls: Call for Applications

Application Deadline: 13th February 2015.

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls provides students in Grades 8 through 12 with an opportunity to develop their  full intellectual, social and leadership potential. To be eligible, girls must be South African, demonstrate academic and leadership potential, and come from a disadvantaged background.
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa is a female boarding school founded in January 2007 and located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The academy was founded by Oprah Winfrey with the goal of providing educational and leadership opportunities for academically gifted girls from impoverished backgrounds.oprah-winfrey-leadership-academy

Application Criteria

 

  • Academic talent with leadership potential
  • South African Citizen or permanent residency
  • Total family household income of less than R8,000 per month
  • Currently in Grade 7, entering Grade 8 in 2016

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Selection Criteria:

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 lasting 2 or 3 days will be held at the Academy later in the year.

 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

 

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