Applications for the 2020 season are now open!!
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 coming season will fill up quickly, so we encourage you to apply early!
Download the GSP brochure now to learn more about our unique African leadership summer camp experience.
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. Acceptance into the Global Scholars Program is highly competitive and there are limited spots available so you are encouraged to apply early. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Dates for the 2020 season can be found below.
Engage Africa 1 (18 Days): 22 June to 09 July 2020
Engage Africa 2 (18 Days): 13 July to 30 July 2020
Engage Africa 3 (18 Days): 03 Aug to 20 Aug 2020
Explore Africa 1 (10 Days): 13 July to 22 July 2020
Explore Africa 2 (10 Days): 03 Aug to 12 Aug 2020
The 2020 fee for Explore (10 days) is $2800 for International Students and $2500 for African Residents. The 2020 fee for Engage (18 Days) is $4750 for International Students and $3900 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.
Before you apply, we recommend you do as much of the checklist below before you start your application: