The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa is a girls-only boarding school that officially opened in January 2007 in Johannesburg,South Africa. It was founded by Oprah Winfrey to provide educational and leadership opportunities for academically gifted girls from impoverished backgrounds in South Africa.
Applications for the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls in 2014 are now open and will close on 8 February 2013. Apply today!
You can Apply if:
- You are academically talented and have leadership potential.
- You are a South African Citizen or Permanent resident
- You family’s total income is less than R8,000 per month
- You are currently in Grade 7, entering Grade 8 in 2014
- You are currently in grade 9, entering grade 10 in 2014
To apply complete the attached form, enclose a copy of your December 2012 school report and a copy of your birth certificate and post them to:
Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
P.O. Box 1485, Henley-on-klip, 1962
(Attention Student Recruitment)
These applications should be posted to:
PO Box 1485
Henley on Klip
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.
Applications Open – 8 January 2013
Applications Close – 8 February 2013
Please note that applications will not be considered if a copy of the birth certificate and December 2012 school report are not attached. Applicants are also not permitted to repeat a grade.
Terms and conditions apply. No correspondence will be entered into. The selection committee’s decision is final.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa admits students of any race, colour, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programmes and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the Academy. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programmes, athletic, cultural, residential and other school- administered programmes.
For more information on the The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls – South Africa: Go to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls Website or call +27 016 366 9000.