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Application Criteria for entry in 2013:

  • display academic talent
  • demonstrate leadership potential
  • be entering Grade 8 or Grade 10 in 2013
  • be a South African citizen or permanent resident
  • be in a family where the total income is less than R8 000 per month

Applicants will be invited to write entrance tests which will be held at a number of different venues throughout South Africa. Further selection and more extensive testing of academic and leadership potential will follow this first round. Final selection camps lasting 2 or 3 days will be held at the Academy later in the year.

In order to apply for 2013, girls in grade 7 or grade 9 in 2012 should submit the following personal information:

  • student name and surname
  • postal address
  • nearest town/city
  • cell number for future sms communication

These applications should be faxed, emailed or posted to:

  • Email [email protected]
  • Fax 086 743 4629
  • Post P O Box 1485, Henley on Klip, 1962 (Attention: Student Recruitment)

Note: Girls who applied for 2012 for entry into Grade 7 must reapply for entry in to Grade 8 in 2013.

Closing date for applications – 10 February 2012


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.