The application is open to those who:
1. Have lost one or both parents;
2. Have completed 12 years of education (primary and secondary school) within the last two years;
3. Were born after 1st September, 1997;
4. Have an outstanding academic performance at high school;
5. Are willing to return home, or to Sub-Saharan Africa, and contribute to society in Sub-Saharan Africa after graduating from university.