St George’s College student Chengetayi Mapaya, exceeded all expectations this weekend, with a massive 16.01 metre triple jump to win gold at the Southern Region Senior Track and Field Championships held at the National Sports Stadium. Mapaya’s 16+ metre jump landed him gold, defeating a Namibian jumper who landed silver after a jump of 15.98. … Continue reading Chengetayi Mapaya Jumps 16.01 For Zimbabwean Triple Jump Gold
The applications for the 2017 USAP Program are out! We are looking for determined, bright, low-income students who have just started their U6 final year of high school and will be writing A levels in 2017. This new cohort of USAP students will begin the program during their April holidays, and work with the Education … Continue reading USAP 2017 Applications Are Out!
We are excited to announce that this year the USAP Forum is coming home! A weekend of dialogue and debate, creative thought and innovation, the 2017 USAP Forum promises to be one of the most vibrant gatherings of the new year. After over a decade of conferences taking place at various U.S. college and university campuses, … Continue reading Coming Home – USAP Forum 2017
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. … Continue reading Ten USAPers Accepted With Over $2,5 Million In Scholarships
Are you a Zimbabwean student currently at a university in the United States or Canada? Are you thinking through your options of how you want to spend your summer, June-July 2017? Have you ever had intensive professional experience in Zimbabwe? This is your chance! The Zimbabwe Career Connect Internship Program matches Zimbabwean students who are … Continue reading Zimbabwe Career Connect 2017 Application Is Open!
The USAP family is celebrating another amazing success as USAP alumni Ngoni Mugwisi and Lilian Dube have won this year’s two Zimbabwean Rhodes Scholarships. Ngoni, who studied O levels at Mkoba High and A levels at Thornhill High in Gweru, is currently a final year student at Arizona State University, where he is part of the … Continue reading Two USAP Alum Win Rhodes Scholarships
Education Matters has launched a USAP Access Fund on Global Giving US and Global Giving UK online giving platforms. We are part of #GivingTuesday on 29 November and are aiming to reach our goal of a $20,000 fund in donations on that day. There are numerous hidden costs when applying and enrolling an international universities, costs which can be … Continue reading Join Us – Donate on #GivingTuesday
As our current cohort of U6 students are applying to begin their studies in the United States in 2017, Education Matters is currently seeking L6 students who will apply for 2018 admission. The Student Athlete Cohort assists highly motivated high school student athletes, who want to continue both their academics and sport at a high level, … Continue reading Calling Talented L6 Student Athletes For 2017 Cohort
Fifteen Zimbabwean student athletes who worked with the Student Athlete Cohort leave for the United States in July and August to start their university studies and pursue their sports at higher levels. The Student Athlete Cohort worked with these students who have reached Provincial and national levels in their various sporting disciplines, and may have also … Continue reading Student Athletes On Way to the US
How does the fish know their competition if they have always lived in a tiny pond? No doubt, Zimbabwean students harbor a lot of talent, and we see that here at Education Matters. We work with students who have long strings or A’s at O and A Level, those who are trying to break records with … Continue reading Reflections: The Size of the Pond