Admissions

Admission Criteria

Students qualify for a scholarship if:

  • they are academically talented and have leadership potential
  • they are a South African Citizen or permanent resident
  • their family or household total income before deductions is less than R10 000 per month
  • they are currently in Grade 7

How to Apply

Completed application forms must be addressed and sent to:

Attention: Student Recruitment
P O Box 1485, Henley on Klip, 1962
Email to: student.recruitment@owlag.co.za

Applications for 2019 close on 16 February 2018.

Applications will be disqualified if you fail to submit all the required documents. Should any information submitted be found to be incorrect or untruthful, your application will be disqualified.

The 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.

Non-discriminatory policy

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.

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