Our scholars are drawn from disadvantaged communities across South Africa. Candidates are required to demonstrate high aptitude and potential in the fields of academics, sport, visual art, performing art or music.

The Rialto Project currently supports six high-school students at four schools in the Western Cape and Eastern Cape, as well as one matriculant who is an intern at Maersk Shipping in Cape Town.

Lutho Thomas

Simon’s Town Lawhill Maritime Centre

Kumeshnie Nair

Simon’s Town Lawhill Maritime Centre

Joshua Mbana

Simon’s Town Lawhill Maritime Centre

Liyema Hogwana

Simon’s Town Lawhill Maritime Centre

Ayabulela Dada

Rondebosch Boys’ High School

Ilitha ‘Mister’ Ntinini

SACS High School

Emihle Duma

Nico Malan High School