Call for Application: 2018 Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa

Application Deadline: February 15th 2017

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.

 

Admission Criteria

Students qualify to apply if they are girls who:

  • Are currently in Grades 7, 8 or 9
  • Display leadership potential
  • Are South African citizens or permanent residents
  • Display academic talent
  • Are in a family whose total household income is less than R10,000 per month

Selection Criteria:

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

Selection Process:

Once all applications have been received and screened, testing will be arranged for those applicants who meet the criteria. There are several stages to the selection process:

Stage 1: Entrance tests

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

Stage 2: More extensive testing  – academic and leadership potential

Further selection and more extensive testing of academic and leadership potential will follow.

Stage 3: Selection camps – clinical interviews and a range of psychological assessments

Final selection camps, lasting 2 or 3 days, will be held at the Academy later in the year.

Stage 4: Home visits and registration

All successful students will be registered at their homes at the end of the process.

How to Apply:

Download application forms  and it must be addressed and sent to:

Attention: Student Recruitment
P O Box 1485, Henley on Klip, 1962
Fax: +27 (0) 16 366 9004

Download the Application Form for the 2018 Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa 

For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girl

221 COMMENTS

  1. My name is Moitheri,child’s name is Karabo…would like to apply for her in 2020 for grade 9.I realise for her grade 8 in 2019 I am already late.Please inform me when forms are available so I could apply. My numbers 0738995784 and my email address [email protected] with most hope and faith.

  2. Hi my name is grace and my daughter name is mpho, I would love for her to attend at your school for grade 8 at 2020.can you pls give me more info please

  3. Hii ,my name is Mantaoleng Selina Wessie the principal of J J Kubheka Primary School in Deneysville in the Frer State .I would like to request few copies of your registration forms for some of my leaners that I would like to attend to your School.My email address is [email protected] contact number 016 3712162 / 0842420002. The postal address is O O Box 556 Deneysville 1932.

  4. Greetings, my daughter is in grade six so I need information about when the applications for 2020 open please inform or send an email about other information.. Busisiwe, my daughter is willing to be part of the leadership academy.

  5. GOOD MORNING
    MY NAME IS ELLEN MATHULE , MY CHIILD NAME IS BONOLO I WOULD TO APPLY FOR HER. SHE WILL BE IN GRADE 7 NEXT YEAR SO INFORM ME WHEN 2020 FORMS ARE AVAILABLE SO I COULD APPLY FOR HER. MY E MAIL ADDRESS IS [email protected]@gmail.com and my contact number is 078 237 9064/083 509 1688.

    Regards

  6. Hello my name is Nelly. My daughter is 13 years old of, she’ll be in grade 8 next year, so I would like to register her with oprah school in 2020. Please let me know with the registration for 2020. My contacts 0764076415/0613691579

  7. Greeting,my name is Winnifred my daughter’s name is Lungelolakhe Sechaba I would like to apply for her.She will be in grade 7 this year please inform me when is 2020 forms will be available.my number is (cell n0791252878)South Africa

  8. Greetings.my name is Tracey,I would love my daughter to join Owlag team in 2020 for grade 8 she is in grade 7 now.she is doing very great in her studies she is a bookworm i also come from a dissadvantage background and a single parent too.by faith I blv my daughter is joining a team nxtyr.thank u

  9. Hey Mrs Oprah I want to attend your school in 2020 and I really want to attend it I don’t know whether you will accept me …. please get back to me

  10. Hi my name is nondumiso and I have a cousin sister who has leadership skills and I would like to Apply for her in your school she is currently doing her grade 5, how do I go about applying for her, her name is amahle and is 10 years old

  11. Good afternoon mrs Oprah,i want to ask you about my doughter matshidiso Machaba from iphutheng,she won a basary ealy this year for grade 8 on january.so they gave her some form to apply, so we applied at the same time.so they didn’t respond untill today.so i need to know what will i do.from Elizabeth Machaba mother of Matshidiso.

  12. Hi my name is Linky. I would like to help a child who is staying with her father. Her mother left them when she was 6 years old, she was raised by her father with the help of the paternal grandmother, unfortunately the grandmother passed on in June this year. The girl seems to be very promising child with good academic and leadership skills. Will you please inform me when the admission opens for 2021. Currently she is doing grade 6 and next she will be in grade 7.

  13. my name is Mokgdi Mashashane i would like to apply for daughter she is in grade 7 this year. i am applying for grade 8 2020 already late please accept my child.

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