Applications for African Leadership Academy’s flagship Two Year Pre-University Program are Now Open

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 10 December 2015,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Young leaders aged 16 to 19 years from across Africa are invited to submit their applications to enrol in a unique curriculum that includes courses in Entrepreneurial Leadership, African Studies, Writing & Rhetoric, and Cambridge A-Levels.

With a world-class faculty based in Johannesburg, South Africa and innovative teaching and learning methodologies, ALA offers a strong-student-centered learning environment that provides young leaders with the knowledge and inspiration they need to develop as effective, positive change-agents on the African continent. A new generation of ethical, committed leaders is the key to Africa's development and ALA is the foremost training ground for these future leaders. We aim to identify, develop and connect 6,000 leaders over 50 years. With 735 young leaders from 45 different African countries already identified over the last eight years, we are well on our way.

Each year, the Academy admits over 100 young leaders selected from thousands of applicants from across the continent. Successful applicants to the Two Year Program have a strong track record of achievement, service and demonstrated leadership potential. After their graduation from the Two-Year Program, ALA continues to support these leaders with on-going leadership training, access to internships and careers; and importantly by connecting them to high-impact networks of people and capital that will empower them to create transformative change.

The window of this exceptional opportunity is narrow with only 125 places offered and applications closing by 31 December 2015. Interested candidates do so online, or download the necessary documentation at

Apply online, or download the forms at before 31 December 2015. Applications can be completed in English, French, Portuguese and Arabic.

Distributed by African Media Agency (AMA) on behalf of African Leadership Academy.

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