Zimbabwean Rise Winners’ Reflections from First Ever Rise Residential Winner Summit in Cape Town

In late 2021, the Rise Global Talent program announced its first cohort of global winners, and 3 Zimbabwean youth were selected to join the cohort of 100 global teens. Winners were set to receive a myriad of benefits to support them to achieve their goals, and preparations for what would be the first winner summit … Continue reading Zimbabwean Rise Winners’ Reflections from First Ever Rise Residential Winner Summit in Cape Town

USAP Community School Class of 2024 Application Now Open!

The USAP Community School will now be accepting applications for the Class of 2024, which will be the schools fourth cohort. Successful applicants will receive placements to start in January 2023. About the USAP Community School The USAP Community School is an A-level residential school fortalented but economically disadvantaged students from across Zimbabwe. The school … Continue reading USAP Community School Class of 2024 Application Now Open!

USAP Community School Celebrates Africa Day 2022.

Proud to be the sons and daughters of the soil, the pride of Africans of USAP Community School gathered for a rich African breakfast. Joined by people from all walks of life, American delegates born African, and “presidents” from all corners of the continent, there was no better way to satisfy their stomachs than with … Continue reading USAP Community School Celebrates Africa Day 2022.

USAP Alum Spotlight: Welldone Matanga South African Ideas Festival Finalist

Welldone Matanga (USAPCS ’21) was recently selected as a Finalist in the South African Ideas Festival for her innovative invention: a pedal-operated grinding mill. Her project aims to increase access to grinding mills for low-income families with limited access to electricity. Welldone is passionate about improving the living standards of people in her community through … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Welldone Matanga South African Ideas Festival Finalist

19 USAPCS Students Receive Full-Funded University Acceptances for Fall 2022

For students applying to universities with Fall 2022 starts, many admissions decisions have already come in. We are proud to announce 19 of our alumni have been accepted, fully funded, and will be enrolling at the following institutions: Ashoka University, Barnard College, Bates College, California Institute of Technology, Carleton College, College of Wooster, Dartmouth College, … Continue reading 19 USAPCS Students Receive Full-Funded University Acceptances for Fall 2022

2021 Annual Report Now Available!

Our 2021 Annual Report is now available. Every day we witness the impact of our work through the lives of our students and we hope this annual report will allow you a glimpse into this impact. The annual report features a letter from the USAP Community School Head, updates on the various programs and programming … Continue reading 2021 Annual Report Now Available!

USAP Community School Students Success at Zimbabwe Science Fair 2022

5 USAP Community School students, representing 3 projects, were selected as finalists for the 2022 Zimbabwe Science Fair. 60 finalist projects were selected from across the country, representing the nation’s most accomplished young scientists in primary and high school. The 2022 finalists were selected from more than 600 highly qualified applicants based on scientific curiosity … Continue reading USAP Community School Students Success at Zimbabwe Science Fair 2022

USAP Alum Spotlight: Matson Kitamisi – First Black and First International Student Council President at Huron at Western University

Matson, a 23-year-old young man, is a 2nd year student at Huron at Western University doing Honours Specialization in Political science and a minor in French. I am the first international student and Black student to be elected as president of the HUCSC since its foundation. My win of this election is a big win for … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Matson Kitamisi – First Black and First International Student Council President at Huron at Western University

Zimbabwean Guidance and College Counselors Program: Education USA and Education Matters Partnership

In partnership with EducationUSA Zimbabwe, we launched the Professional College and Career Guidance Counseling Program in ate September of 2021. The program is facilitated by Kim Lloyd Rodriguez and is a hybrid online/in-person program delivered over 6 months. This program is an opportunity for Zimbabwean high school career and guidance counselors to build their knowledge … Continue reading Zimbabwean Guidance and College Counselors Program: Education USA and Education Matters Partnership

USAP Alum Spotlight: Lesley Nyirenda

“The education I received at Stanford is invaluable, and will always be the rest of my life. The chance to also study in the USA, which is a world leader in many respects, was also an experience that has positively influenced my life and thinking in an immeasurable way. I owe all that to USAP. Also, … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Lesley Nyirenda