The Spirit Education Foundation is pleased to announce that our annual scholarship application process is open from

11 September – 30 October 2020 for current Grade 6 learners wishing to apply for a high school scholarship in Grade 8 in 2022.

Initial applications are to be submitted through our online application process by completing the link below:

If you do not have access to the link, an application form may be filled out by contacting the Spirit Education Foundation at to request paper-based application form for completion.

Who is eligible to apply?

  • A scholar who is currently in Grade 6 in 2020
  • Scored a code 6 or 7 on their Term 1 report for Maths, Home Language and Natural Science
  • Family income is less than R 20 000 per month, before deductions
  • Intend on applying at one of the Spirit Education Foundation’s partner high schools in 2022 as found on the application form

Applications will be examined by Spirit Education Foundation staff and selected learners will be invited to further selection processes.

Please note:

  • Application at high schools is the responsibility of the child’s parents / guardians. The Spirit Education Foundation does NOT apply to the high schools on behalf of families
  • Acceptance into one of the Spirit Education Foundation partner high schools does not guarantee a Spirit Education Foundation Scholarship
  • Please ensure details on application form are correct, up-to-date and legible
  • The application form should be completed as comprehensively as possible

If you have any queries please contact us at