If you answered Yes to these questions, you would make a great applicant for the Gallagher Scholar program. See our Become a Scholar section.
We typically select five candidates per country.
Yes, all applicants must be citizens of either Mexico, South Africa or Turkey and plan to spend their working careers in their home country.
No, all of our Scholars in Mexico attend ITESM - Monterrey Campus, in South Africa Gallagher Scholars attend University of Cape Town, and in Turkey they all attend Boğaziçi University.
No, we only accept applicants who are entering their first year at University.
See our Become a Scholar section.
See our Become a Scholar section for timelines for each scholarship application.
Yes, the Gallagher Foundation provides scholarships to Scholars with academic majors including architecture, business, education, engineering, history, language, law, math, medicine (in South Africa), philosophy, political science, psychology, science or technology.
Your letter of recommendation should be submitted by someone who can provide information about your character, academic accomplishments, community service involvement and extracurricular activities. Possible recommenders to consider are a teacher, guidance counselor, athletic coach, mentor, or employer. It is important that applicants select letter writers who will take the time to highlight what makes you unique. Letters of recommendation from family members are not accepted.
Yes, an important aspect of the Gallagher Foundation scholarship is the Scholar community. While at University you will get to know other current Gallagher Scholars and graduated Scholars.