Over 160 young leaders from 17 countries will soon be on their way to South Africa for what will be our biggest season ever! While our regular decision deadline for applications closed on April 30th, we still have a few spots open and will be accepting some late applications. 

Please apply urgently. The late decision round will close on 1 June 2018. Please do contact us with questions or queries.

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 Africa 1 (18 Days): 2 July to 19 July 2018

Engage Africa 2 (18 Days): 16 July to 2 Aug 2018

Engage Africa 3 (18 Days): 30 July to 16 Aug 2018

Explore Africa 1 (10 Days): 9 July to 18 July 2018

Explore Africa 2 (10 Days): 23 July to 1 Aug 2018

Explore Africa 3 (10 Days): 6 Aug to 15 Aug 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.

Application Checklist.

Before you apply, 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