Gallagher Scholar Candidates are citizens of South Africa who reflect academic achievement and evidence of leadership potential. Race, gender, and religion are not considered as factors in scholarship selection. Nine Candidates will be selected to interview with Gallagher Foundation Representatives. Individuals selected as Candidates for the Gallagher Scholarship meet the following criteria:
A Gallagher Scholar Candidate shows evidence of a high level of ethical values, which include:
Gallagher Scholar Candidates possess and show evidence of unusual intelligence and ability:
Gallagher Scholar Candidates display evidence of leadership potential in their involvement in leadership activities including, but not limited to:
Gallagher Scholar Candidates come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds displaying evidence of financial need.
This application includes four short essay questions and requires the following document uploads:
The below timeline is the Gallagher Foundation’s planned timeline for the 2020 application cycle. Given the realities of COVID-19, the 2020 timeline is estimated based on current plans and information. The below dates are subject to change based on the ever-changing landscape of COVID-19. If changes to our timeline occur, we will provide you with updates. Thank you for your flexibility.