Acceptance into the Global Scholars Program is competitive and there are limited spots available so you are encouraged to apply early. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the registration fee is $500 USD. If you are not accepted into any of the GSP sessions after registration, you will receive a refund of $450 USD. The registration fee is non-refundable if you are accepted into GSP 2015 but choose not to attend.

This year, we are offering a two-day University Guidance Workshop for GSP participants who want to compose outstanding university application essays and gain skills and strategies for determining a list of universities to apply to that will be the best fit to their personality and interests. It is especially ideal for participants in GSP Session 3. The cost of this workshop is $500 USD.


There will be 3 session dates for 2015:

Session 1: Monday, 29 June – Friday, 17 July

Session 2: Monday, 13 July – Friday, 31 July

Session 3: Saturday, 25 July – Wednesday, 12 August

University Guidance Workshop: Thursday, 13 August – Friday, 14 August


The total program fee for GSP is $4200 USD including a registration fee of $500 USD. The total program fee includes tuition, room and board, extracurricular activities and entry fees for all museums and trips. Local transportation is also included, but transportation to Johannesburg is the responsibility of each participant.


Early Bird: Any applications received by Monday, 15 December 2014 will receive a 10% discount off the total program cost.

School groups: Schools that send 5 or more students to GSP 2015 are eligible for a special discount. For more information, please send an email to


We use Active Camps – a global leader in summer camp and school management software – to handle our online registration needs and secure credit card processing.



If your application has been successfully processed, you will receive a confirmation email.

If you are unable to complete the application online please download a soft copy of the application here. You can pay the registration and program fees via EFT or Direct Deposit. Our bank details are below:

                                   Account name: African Leadership Academy

                                   Bank Name:  Standard Bank

                                   SWIFT Code: SBZA ZA JJ

                                  Branch Name: Sandton

                                  Branch Code:  019205

                                 Account Number:  220415633

Please note that there is no financial intermediary.

Send the  completed application form along with proof of payment to . You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of submission.