2016/2017 Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, South Africa : Call for Applications

Application Deadline: 15 February 2016

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.
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Application Criteria

  • Academic talent with leadership potential
  • South African Citizen or permanent resident
  • Total family household income of less than R12,000 per month
  • Currently in Grade 7, 8 or 9

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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.

Application Procedure:

To apply, complete the application form, enclose a copy of your December 2015 school report, copy of household income and a copy of your birth certificate and post them to:

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
PO Box 1485,
Henley on Klip,
1962

For More Information:

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

40 COMMENTS

  1. My daughter is 12 years and she see a life opportunity at Oprah Winfrey school, can you please give her the application form for 2017 . thanks

  2. My child is 12 years old now she’s able to doing grade 8 this year she see the key of success at Oprah Winfrey school can you please give her the opportunity

  3. Comment:my late sister’s kid is 12 years old will be doing grade 8 next year i would like her to be under ur wing as she is bright !can i have 2018 application form please!

  4. Gooday, i am single mother looking for space for 2018 for my daughter , she is so brilliant i wish she can get space to Oprah , and she also coming from very poor family that we dont even know what to do for her, i will appriciate if Oprah girls school can do something for me , thanx.
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  5. Can I please get the 2017/2018 they is a girl I know currently in grade 7 that can benefit from attending this school

  6. I’m a 12 year old girl and I’m in grade 7 and also raised by a single parent who is not working. May you please provide me with scholarship for 2018 for grade 8.hope to hear from you soon.

  7. Good Morning

    I have a daughter who is in Grade 7 this year and she will be doing her Grade 8 Next year.

    Please be so kind and send me the 2018 application form.

  8. Hi

    Can you please provide me with the 2018 application form as your website only have the 2017 application form available.

  9. Comment: Good day

    I am Sibongile Flora Bohloko’s sister, she is currently doing Grade 9. She is so motivated and curious in getting the opportunity to be a student at Oprah Winfrey Learnership Academy for Girls. She is been raised by an unemployed single mother, who would love her daughter to have the best education.
    May you provide her with the scholarship for 2018 for Grade 10. Hope to hear from you soon.

    Thank you for your consideration

  10. Hello there . my name is Pam.my daughter she’s in grade 7 this year an she is doing well on her subject’s. An she also like to have a mark of your school in her life because she believe that Oprah Winfrey academy is the best .may I please have .application forms for her so that I can make her dreams come true,so that she can show what she’s willing to do for he further. Please let her journey begin with a good foundation of your school.please help her with 2018 application forms.thanks

  11. Comment:My daughter is doing grade 7 this year and i wish her to study at Winfrey, may i have application form for 2018

  12. Comment: Hello, there my name is Mmathato my daughter she is doing grade7 this year and i wish her to study at Oprah Winfrey may i please have application form for 2018

  13. My daughter is 12 years and doing grade 7 this year and please I am asking the application forms for 2018 for grade 8.I will look forward for reply

  14. […] 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. […]

  15. Comment:Hi my name is lungile and my granddaughter is in grade 7 and she is very intelligent and takes her school work very seriously so being enrolled in this academy would be a great opportunity for her,please can you send me the application forms and I would also like to know when the closing dates are

  16. My name is lizzy dhlamini my daughter is lerato she’s in grade 7 she’s doing well in all the subjects may i please have the application forms for 2018

  17. Hi I’m Amanda Mofokeng I’m doing grade 7 this year going to Oprah Winfrey school will be the best thing in my life I’m good in English,Maths and Art.fair in Zulu,Lo and Ss good in Technology. Can you please accept my application. I’m leaving with my mother and my younger brother.

  18. I am a Spanish Immigrant and I only want to ask one question,.Why Miss Winfrey doesn’t open a School to help American Minorities young children in Chicago or any State that they need help. Stop making movies and leave a Legacy.Lysette Soures

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