The Foundation is proud to introduce the six Candidate Allan Gray Fellows who will form part of the 2016 Mandela Rhodes Scholar cohort. During their time in residence Mandela Rhodes Scholars pursue postgraduate studies and participate in customised leadership development programmes.
The Candidate Allan Gray Fellows in question are Ofentse Noko, who will be undertaking an MSc in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Cape Town; Lethabo Motswaledi, who will pursue an MSc in Engineering Geometrics also at the University of Cape Town; Nkateko Governor Manganye, who will commence with a BCom Honours in Economics at the University of the Witwatersrand; Nompumelelo Zinhle Manzini, who will pursue her MA in Philosophy also at the University of the Witwatersrand; Qaphela Mashalaba, who will be an MPhil student in Financial Mathematics at the University of the Western Cape; and Refiloe Kekana doing a BSc Honours in Statistics.
This is the third year that the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation has its beneficiaries added to the ranks of Mandela Rhodes Scholars – an achievement that leave us greatly encouraged about the future of South Africa. The joint efforts of organisations like the Allan Gray Orbis and Mandela Rhodes Foundations continue to inspire hope for the benefiting-all influence of high-impact entrepreneurial leaders in the near future.