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Welcome to RAA Application Form!
You're taking an important and exciting step in shaping your life - well done!
The Academy aims to assist youth in developing their entrepreneurial mind-set and vision. The course empowers young people on their entrepreneurial journey while developing their business and life skills. It builds up on existing skills and allows students to express themselves and their creativity.
One of the most important things to develop as an aspiring entrepreneur is your MINDSET. Your entrepreneurial mind-set is the greatest thing that will determine your success. The RAA has years of experience in developing entrepreneurial mind-sets in young people. We therefore invite you to apply to the innovative, creative and practical course.
You are your most important asset, so we invite you to invest in yourself!
The 4 Essay Questions are:
1.Why would you like to study at the Raymond Ackerman Academy? Include in your essay how you think this programme will help you in your career and becoming an entrepreneur
2.Please write a short personal history of yourself. Include in the essay: Background information; your achievements; your strengths; areas you would like to develop e.g. confidence, punctuality, etc. and your biggest challenge and how you overcame it?
3.Please describe where you see yourself in 5 years' time (you can include your goals, areas of interests, what you are hoping to achieve in your career etc.). We will NOT accept answers that say you want a big house or car or that you want to be a successful business person in South Africa - BE MORE SPECIFIC!
4.Describe yourself in 3 words
Please note that FINAL SELECTION is at the discretion of the Academy Selection Committee
Please adhere to the following guidelines when completing this form:
Please make sure ALL fields, uploads, motivations, etc. are included in your application in one go.