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The Scholarship

The Geleentheid Trust Scholarship is awarded to children in their final year of primary school, and covers expenses associated with a high school career. Candidates must reside in Stellenbosch, Paarl or Kuilsriver. Winners of the scholarships may attend the highschool of their choice in Stellenbosch, provided they gain admission to that school.

The scholarship covers:

– Between 50% and 100% school fees, depending on the situation
– School uniform and books
– Weekly pocket money
– Extra academic classes where needed

The scholarship does not cover:

– Hostel fees
– Transport money

In total the Geleentheid Scholarship is worth around R55,000 per annum. Two scholarships are awarded annually, in accordance with the criteria outlined here.