Ten USAPers Accepted With Over $2,5 Million In Scholarships

Ten members of Education Matters’ first USAP Cohort have been accepted during the Early Decision/Early Action application round with full scholarships to attend top colleges and universities in the United States. The ten, who have collectively earned over $2.5 million in scholarships over the four years of their education, will begin studies in August 2017.  They aim to study a variety of subjects ranging from Biochemistry to Political Science, from Engineering to History and Music.

Here are the accepted students, their high schools and the colleges and universities where they will be studying:

USAP 2016 Students Accepted and Funded Early Decision/Early Action
Name High School(s) College/University
Vimbai Mawoneke Mpopoma High Bryn Mawr College
Trish Razunguzwa Dominican Convent Harare Brown University
Roy Mugobi Mufakose 1/Mufakose 2 Harvard University
Takudzwa Mujuru  Gateway/Mukumbi Lafayette College
Brian Sibanda Maranantha Adventist Pomona College
Anesu Ndoro Kutama College Reed College
Glenda Nhutwa Mpopoma High Sewanee University
Yolanda Chigiji Bulawayo Adventist Smith College
Lloyd Maodzeka Silveira High University of Pennsylvania
Nokukhanya Ncube John Tallach Wellesley College

USAP Applications for the 2017 year will be available starting January 20!  Watch this space if you are or know a highly-talented, economically-disadavantaged student starting his/her final U6 year in high school in Zimbabwe or Zambia.

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