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The Global Scholars Program (GSP) at African Leadership Academy offers either a 10-day or three-week, intensive, African summer camp for a select group of secondary school students.  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.

  • Engage 1 (18 Days): 1 July - 18 July 2018
  • Explore 1 (10 Days): 8 July - 17 July 2018
  • Engage 2 (18 Days): 15 July - 1 August 2018
  • Explore 2 (10 Days): 22 July - 31 July 2018
  • Engage 3 (18 Days): 29 July - 15 August 2018
  • Explore 3 (10 Days): 5 August - 13 August 2018

The 2018 fee for Engage (10 days) is $2500. The 2018 fee for Explore (18 Days) is $4350 for International Students and $3850 for African Residents. There is a USD $25 registration fee that must be paid online via credit card before your application can be processed. If you are accepted, your enrollment fee (USD $500) will be due within 7-days to reserve your place, and is non-refundable. ALA offers limited financial assistance to a maximum of $800 per student for African residents only. Click here for more.


We recommend you do as much of the checklist below before you start your application:

Download and read our brochure

Learn about the application process to understand what happens before and after you submit your application

Sign-up for a webinar (a live video conference) or townhall event in your country to learn more about the Global Scholars Program

Read testimonials from past GSP participants

Read FAQs

Apply today to join us for an unforgettable African Summer Camp experience

The first Early Decision window is from 1 September - 30 November 2017.  If you apply, pay your deposit and get acceptance all before the deadline, you will receive a free ALA Hoodie on arrival.