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Welcome to African Leadership Academy Global Scholars Program online application portal. The application window for the Global Scholars Program is officially open! Your online application is hosted by Submittable, our trusted submissions manager.

The Global Scholars Program (GSP) at African Leadership Academy (ALA) is a series of 10-day (Explore Africa) and 18-day (Engage Africa) school holiday camps held from June to August for secondary school students ages 13-19.

Please review our website for the camp sessions, brochure and read below carefully before you begin your application. Feel free to contact us by email apply@africanleadershipacademy.org or phone +27 (011) 699 3000 if you have any questions.

Acceptance into African Leadership Academy 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 require a non-refundable registration fee of $25, which must be paid online before your application will be reviewed. Applications will be reviewed within five working days of submission. If you are accepted to the program, a non-refundable deposit of $500 is required to reserve your place in the program.

We highly recommend that families fill out the application together, ensuring both child and parents/guardians are aware of the fees, tuition, deadlines, documents, and processes involved in applying and required if you are accepted.

Please note that there are no full-scholarships available for the Global Scholars Program.

Kindly take note of the following:

  • If you will like to access this page again in the future, please bookmark this page in your browser for easy access.
  • To apply for the Global Scholars Program, you must have been born on or after 1 August 2004.
  • You do not have to complete the online application in one sitting - you may access your application and change your answers as many times as you like. Before you leave the application portal, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click "Save Draft."
  • Once you have completed the application form, you should submit your application by clicking  'Submit' at the bottom of the application page.
  • Please note that you can submit your application only once and that once submitted, you will not be able to make changes to your application information using the online application system.
  • Should you have any questions, please email admissions@africanleadershipacademy.org.


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