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.
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 14 April 2019. 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 Saturday 11 May 2019 for an interview and Sunday 12 May 2019 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.