USAP Community School Applications Open!

Applications for the L6 cohort starting in January 2024 are now open with a deadline of September 22, 2023. The USAP Community School is a residential 11th and 12th grade (A Level) school that educates motivated high-achieving, low-income Zimbabwean students to excel at the world’s top universities and return home to build society. We center Africa, teach … Continue reading USAP Community School Applications Open!

2024 Rise Registration is Open!

Rise is a collaborative initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust which is designed to increase lifelong opportunities for exceptional young people.  Rise, through its project process of building a community of youth changemakers, finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. Education Matters is the official … Continue reading 2024 Rise Registration is Open!

Building Brighter Futures- USAPCS NYC Fundraiser

We are excited to invite you to join us for an exciting fundraising evening for USAP Community School taking place in New York City on Friday, June 23 from 6-9pm. There will be food and drink, Zimbabwean live music, remarks from students from USAPCS and Rebecca Zeigler Mano, event swag and more! If you are … Continue reading Building Brighter Futures- USAPCS NYC Fundraiser

2 USAP Alumni Chosen as Graduation Speakers

This graduation season the United Students Achievers Program (USAP) has a lot to be proud of! Many USAP alumni graduating from colleges and universities around the world this month have achieved great heights during their college experiences despite experiencing two years of Covid-19 disruptions. Among these achievements, USAP Class of 2018 students Paddington Mbumbgwa and … Continue reading 2 USAP Alumni Chosen as Graduation Speakers

USAPCS Awarded $5,500,000 in U.S. Scholarships

Eighteen students from the USAP Community School have been awarded full scholarships worth over US$5,500,000 to study at top U.S. colleges and universities starting in August 2023. Our second class from USAPCS graduated in November 2022, with high expectations after our inaugural class’ admissions success. Having already begun their applications to U.S colleges in the … Continue reading USAPCS Awarded $5,500,000 in U.S. Scholarships

Uniquely USAP : Intersession

At the end of 1st and 2nd term USAP Community School hosts Intersession. Intersession is an opportunity for USAP students to explore new skills, experiences and classes that they would not otherwise take at the secondary school level and to apply . For four days after their end-of-term final exams, students take intensive, hands-on intersession … Continue reading Uniquely USAP : Intersession

The 2023 Capstone Retreat

On Wednesday the 22nd of March 2023, the 8 USAP Community School alum who are Capstone Fellows this year met in Harare for a three day mid-program retreat. Fellows traveled from Bulawayo, Gokwe, Gweru, Chipinge and Chikombedzi to come together to discuss their capstone projects, three months since their inception. The program was planned and … Continue reading The 2023 Capstone Retreat

EdMatters Updates Creates Opportunities!

In 2021 Education Matters’ intern, USAP alum Silvia Ruwocha, reacted to the many calls and visitors asking how they could access information about scholarship opportunities. She launched a Whatsapp Updates Group, EdMatters Updates, that has expanded to reach over 1000 people in four admin posting only groups. The purpose of EdMatters Updates, which has posts … Continue reading EdMatters Updates Creates Opportunities!

USAP Alum Awarded Watson Fellowship

Agathe Muhiya Mwehu, USAP Class of 2018, has been awarded a prestigious Watson Fellowship. Agathe, who originally comes from the DRC and was living as a refugee in Zimbabwe when she joined USAP, is graduating from Wheaton College in May with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Business Management. Her passion and dedication towards … Continue reading USAP Alum Awarded Watson Fellowship