RECOMMEND A STUDENT

Ideal candidate

The qualities desired in a successful candidate include:

  • Strong African identity
  • Committed and responsible
  • Leadership potential
  • Ability to get along with others
  • Enthusiastic about contributing, listening and learning
  • Open to new ideas
  • Intelligence/inquisitiveness
  • Strong communication skills

Students selected for the program will have demonstrated initiative, maturity, sense of responsibility, academic curiosity, ability to work in a group, involvement in the community and leadership skills.  Please review the Apply section for more information about the program.

Schedule a recruitment meeting for your students
To schedule a presentation about our program for a group of potential applicants, contact Clarissa Bannor, Program Director, at 571.723.3005 or clarissa@guidingthejourney.org. Please be sure to let us know which day(s) and hour(s) of the day would be best for you and your 11th grade students.