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 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.