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.
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
- Selected applicants will be invited to write entrance tests, which will be held at a number of different venues throughout South Africa.
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.
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
I have a lil sister who would like to enroll at your school she l be in grade 8 next year please get back to me
Good day,may you kindly assist me with application forms please,I m much aware that you already closed for application hence I m requesting the forms becaue i wasnt aware with regards to the closing date.
My daughter is dying to attend to your school ever since she saw them last month when passing there on our way to Vereeniging
Please help as I ll be more than happy to see her fulfilling her dream.
060 361 3949/072 054 7133
My name is Rahab Mokgatla Tjale I was asking if my daughter Tjale Tumisang Praising could join you in 2019 she has been wishing to join you since she was 11 years old.She loves science expo and she is really experienced she only needs to be mentored if you insist.I am a mother of 5 children so I would be happy if you reply call me on 072 931 6664.
Kind regards from our family.
I m Sylvia Mtetwa my daughter is Samukelo Mtetwa kindly send me a form for 2019.cos you already past deadline.for my daughter is inG7next year she would be G8 but she like To be at your academy if possible.she is a hardworking student good in creative art;English; social science; natural science; n technology.
Nomthandazo Mtetwa083 328 2770
HI MOM OPRAH. I would really like to attend your school My name is Micheala Meyer i would love an application form i am well aware you made a deadline iets always been my dream to be at your school. this is my last change please and i garentee you that i would be the best student you ever had PLEASE PLEASE send me an application form❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤
Hi,i would like to be at your school next year in 2018 so can u please send me the application forms for next year.
Could you pls send my sister an application form for 2018 grade 9 and she science and maths
My name is Zama.and my doughter s name Olwethu,we are awere that u already done a deadline for your form application s. But it s Will be a blessing to be in your school her dream will come true, Can you PLEASE SEND US AN APPLICATION FORM IT WILL BE A PLEASURE
My name is Rosina Masedi my daughter is currently in grade 8 would be honoured to finish her studies in your academy therefore an application form for her will be my pleasure to have it so I could fulfill her dream in being in one of your best schools please.
AM REALLY GREATFUL FOR MY DAUGHTER:SHE`S AMONGST NORTH WEST KIDS TO WRITE OPRAH ASSEMENT TESTS 2018,GOD IS GREAT,I THANK YOU!
I m making an enquire on behalf of my sister`s child. We submitted her Application in Feb 2017 and we have had no feedback on her application. He name is Bandile Mlangeni D.O.B 05/09/2004.
She is currently in grade 7 .
Kindly advise if her application was successful or not.
Hi my name is ntombifuthi my daughters name is Busisiwe, plz send us application form
Hi I need to find out how can are I report person who us someone thinking s coz he working for government And earn more than R10 000. The child is in the list and she wrote the test. I need your landline numbers. her I will call u with all the information
I applied for my daughter for next year still waiting for the reply.
Hi I would also like my daughter to enrol to your school next year ,she current in grad 6 this year, she is very smart, dedicated and hard working, its her dream to go Oprah Winfrey Academy. I d be delighted grateful to get a response from you, 0722414854 thank you.
Good day, I only heard about OWLA last month and thought I can apply for my daughter, her name is Kayla Nicole Fills, who is a very responsible, respectable and honest girl, she is academically able to work to the best of her abilities, and I would love to have the opportunity to be able to have her be a part of OWLA and grow into a great leader in whatever career she goes into. Please look at my comment, I would really appreciate the acknowledgement, Regards Gillian
I m Senzokuhle
I m doing grade Ten this year
but it seems I cannot be part of the girls because of my grade
The thing I want to know is how am I to be enrolled? should I repeat my grade 9 or what?
your response will be highly appreciated
I am Lerato Maphatlalatsa and I a daughter who is turning 13 in November.She is willing to study hard at a wonderful school.I am unemployed but I have a a husband who is employed.I would love a application form.It would really mean the world to see my daughter in this school
I am struggling to download the application forms to apply for my daughter. my daughter s name is Amu. She is excellent and it for that reason that I desire an excellent school for her. A school teacher was actually the one who recommended the school for her. She displays exceptional leadership qualities, performs great academically is excellent in sport. This would be an awesome opportunity to be afforded for my daughter as I cannot afford it as a single mom
May you please provide me with a application form for my daughter who is jn grade 7
My name is Dikeledi Dorah Letsoalo who is having a brilliant daughter who wishes to study at your institution because he needs challenges academically. She is a best performer. top achiever in grades and class a deputy head girl at her school. She is highly driven and motivated and have a dream to be by your institution to do more as she is very ambitious wants to make a name for herself despite challenges. I am divorced and sometimes feels that I am failing her and thinks she deserves better and cant afford financially, I strongly believe your institution can save her the miseries.