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GSP 2019

Connecting future leaders to Africa. Revealing Africa to the world.

The premier summer camp experience abroad in Africa


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The Global Scholars Program (GSP) at African Leadership Academy offers either a 10-day or 18-day, intensive, African summer camp for a select group of secondary school students.

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Prospective students and parents will learn more about why hundreds of young leaders arrive in Johannesburg for GSP each year to practice leadership, learn from young entrepreneurs, and build their global network.

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Apply today to join us for an unforgettable African Summer Camp experience. Schools and youth organizations are also encouraged to enrol participant groups to a GSP session for a shared experience.

Last year, close to 200 young leaders from more than 20 countries joined us in South Africa for our biggest season ever! Spaces for the upcoming season will fill up quickly, so we encourage you to apply early!


A series of excursions take participants on adventures to encounter Africa's wildlife, experience South Africa's rich history and culture, and discover the vibrant city of Johannesburg.


Learn by doing. Experiential education is active learning - action followed by reflection.
This generates new ideas that result in creating change in real communities.


Lead with purpose.
Realize your potential, build awareness and engage with others and collaborate to transform. Your framework and approach to leadership will emerge.

Interested in GSP?

Get information and answers to our Frequently Asked Questions by downloading our 2020 brochure!

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The GSP team is waiting to hear from you today! Send us an email with your questions about GSP.

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Secure your apot before sessions fill up and start your application here!