Selection Process

Selection criteria

The following criteria are used to make the selection process, with 1 being the most and 4 being the least important:
1. Academic ability
2. Legitimacy of the need
3. Achievements in leadership, sport and culture
4. Stable home environment

Please note that candidates must reside in Stellenbosch, Devonvalley, Pniel, Vlottenburg or Klapmuts.

Selection process

Round 1: Applications
Candidates are filtered based on the applications they submit. Around 16 applicants are selected for Round 2.

Round 2: Tests
Round 2 applicants have to be available for testing on Sunday 19 April 2020. The top 6 achievers will be selected for Round 3.

Round 3: Interviews
Round 3 applicants and their parents/guardians have to be available on (tentatively) Saturday 16 May 2020 for an interview and (tentatively) Sunday 17 May 2020 for a home visit. Two finalists will be announced after Round 4.

Round 4: School application
The Geleentheid Scholarship is only confirmed once the high school of choice confirms the candidate’s acceptance at the school.