Apply for high school 2020

Apply to SAILI for High School Scholarship 2020 – NOW CLOSED

SAILI is open for scholarship applications during September 2018 for Grade 8, 2020.  Current grade 6 learners can apply for high school 2020.  SAILI provides maths and science scholarships to talented learners.  SAILI places learners in academically successful schools.

How to Apply

Complete the application form available at this link. You can download the form by clicking on “file” then selecting “download as Microsoft Word”.  Make sure to complete all questions on both pages of the form.  Send the form along with the term 2 report and ID of your child by 28th September.  You can scan your documents and email to applysaili@gmail.com .  Please send scans only, no photos.  You can also fax to 086 219 3951 .

Once we have processed your application you will receive an email or SMS confirming.  Do not panic if you don’t get a receipt right away.  It can take up to two weeks to process your application.  If you have not received confirmation after 2 weeks, please contact us.

Who can Apply?

To be eligible families must have income under R12 000 / month BEFORE deductions.  We do not consider debt or number of dependents in this initial application.  We do not ever take families with income over R12 000.  Proof of income is not required at the initial stage however it is required later.  Income from both biological parents is considered unless a parent is unknown or deceased.  Divorced parents must both provide proof of income.  Any other adults contributing to household expenses must also provide proof of income.

Learners must have a code 6 or 7 for their English (Home Language or First Additional) and Maths.  The Term 2, Grade 6 report and learner’s birth certificate should accompany the Initial Application. Learners who do not have the report codes required but who have come in the top three in their class can apply with a letter from their teacher or principal.  The letter must be on school letter head or stamped with the school stamp.

Families must live in Cape Town and be living within a reasonable distance of our selected schools.  These include: The Settlers, Milnerton, Claremont, Livingstone, South Peninsula, Pinelands, Bergvliet, Rylands, Spine Rd, Bellville,  De Kuilen, Norman Henshilwood and Mondale.  From time to time we adjust the list of our schools.  We are willing to add any school in Cape Town that meets our performance requirements.

SAILI does support refugees, foreign nationals and White South Africans.  However, the majority of our recipients are from South African previously disadvantage backgrounds.

For more information about the scholarship schools, view our website.    Please note that the 2020 scholarship is being offered to 50 learners on a school fees only basis.  Learners will be selected at the end of Grade 9 to go onto our full scholarship.

31 replies
    • Kath Morse
      Kath Morse says:

      Hi Gugu, If you would like to email me at kathsaili@gmail.com or whatsapp on 061 390 4470, I can help you find the right scholarship to apply for. Most scholarships are based on merit as well as financial need, so your grades need to be excellent. Kath

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  1. Denver
    Denver says:

    My daughter is very much academically inclined and achieved 1st place through out this year and sings in the choir, plays netball, plays the saxophone. I received your application form but do not earn less than R12000 but the high schools she deserves to attend are expensive. What can I do in such a situation Miss?

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  2. Sindiswa Mgxaji
    Sindiswa Mgxaji says:

    Hi my name is Sindiswa Mgxaji and my son Owam is currently at grade 7 at Surrey Primary . I would like a scholarship for him for high school next year. Can you advise me please

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    • Kath Morse
      Kath Morse says:

      Hi, You can apply to Leisure Education Trust, MAD Leadership or Students for a Better Future. SAILI is closed for applications. All the best, Kath

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  3. Simon
    Simon says:

    Hi my Name is Simon Khanye. My son is currently at Crystal Park High Grade 8 he is very talented but I want to give him the best education he deserves

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    • Kath Morse
      Kath Morse says:

      Hi, During Grade 9 you can apply for bursaries to MAD Leadership and Capitec. There is nothing open now. All the best, Kath

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  4. Kim Solomons
    Kim Solomons says:

    Good day I would like to know where can I apply still for my son for a High school scholarship for 2020 his marks is really good and would like him to have a good education. TIA

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    • Kath Morse
      Kath Morse says:

      Hi, SAILI is closed but you can try at Leisure Education Trust, MAD Leadership or Students for a Better Future. All the best, Kath

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  5. Portia
    Portia says:

    Hi,my daughter is is grade 8,she’s academic please advise I need schoolership for next year we live in KZN,the school she is in this year you apply for fee exemption November for the following year so as new parents in the school we didn’t know so now I’m not sure what to do about the fees this year please advise.

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  6. Shirley
    Shirley says:

    Hi Kath,my son is in grade 7 now,his symbols is 6/7 .I’m looking for a scholarship for him as I want to send him to South peninsula or plumstead high.im a single parent that wants the best for my child. Thanks

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    • Kath Morse
      Kath Morse says:

      Hi, You can apply to Leisure Education Trust in March or look on the MAD Leadership facebook page for opportunities. SAILI is closed however if you are accepted at SP there is a chance they might still refer you to us for scholarship. Kath

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  7. Pamela Hlekiso
    Pamela Hlekiso says:

    My name is Pamela Hlekiso.
    I have a 14 year old daughter who is currently in grade 7 and I want her to have a better education so I want to apply for a scholarship but I don’t know where and I am worried that time is not on our side. She is a hardworker and is very dedicated in her studies. She is very intelligent and has received Top Achiever awards in her past grades…
    I would appreciate a response

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    • Kath Morse
      Kath Morse says:

      Hi, Unfortunately time is not on your side. Most applications are closed already but you can try MAD Leadership. Also some schools have their own bursaries. Remember that school applications also close tomorrow. All the best, Kath

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  8. Pamela Hlekiso
    Pamela Hlekiso says:

    I need a scholarship for My daughter… she is currently doing grade 7 and is a very intelligent girl…
    Please Respond!

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    • Kath Morse
      Kath Morse says:

      Hi, MAD Leadership are still open for applications, also some schools have their own bursaries or scholarships you can apply to. All the best, Kath

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