3. AAI 2024 Applications are Now Open!

AAI 2024 Applications are Now Open!

Featured News 2023.08.03

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative (AAI) was established in 2014 to support orphaned African students who aspire to pursue higher education. AAI recognizes that the loss of parents can be a significant barrier to educational access for many talented and motivated young Africans.

Through scholarships, mentorship, and various support programs, AAI aims to bridge this gap and empower these students to achieve their dreams and positively impact their communities.

One of the cornerstones of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative is its leadership program, which offers financial support for higher education to orphaned students from across the African continent. The scholarships cover tuition fees, accommodation, and other essential expenses, ensuring that financial constraints do not impede the pursuit of knowledge and personal growth.

Beyond financial assistance, the AAI emphasizes mentorship and leadership development. Recognizing that education extends beyond the classroom, AAI provides students with mentorship from professionals and leadership training. This focus on leadership development helps students refine their goals, cultivate valuable skills, and build networks that will serve them in their future endeavors.

The holistic approach taken by the Ashinaga Africa Initiative truly sets it apart. It is not merely a scholarship program but a comprehensive support system that addresses its beneficiaries’ academic and emotional needs. Through counseling, workshops, and community-building activities, AAI creates an environment where students can thrive academically, emotionally, and socially.

The impact of the Ashinaga Africa Initiative is evident in the success stories of its Alumni. These young scholars have excelled in diverse fields, including finance, politics, engineering, social sciences, and entrepreneurship. Equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values instilled by AAI, they are driving positive change within their communities, countries, and the continent.

The Ashinaga Africa Initiative’s efforts extend beyond individual success stories. By investing in the education and empowerment of these young Africans, AAI contributes to the overall development and progress of the continent. The knowledge, passion, and leadership skills acquired by AAI scholars have a ripple effect, inspiring others to believe in the power of education and work towards a brighter future.

The applications for the 2024 AAI cohort are officially open. If you fit the criteria below or know someone who does, visit this link to send your application.

  1. Have lost one or both parents.
  2. Have completed secondary school and passed the national secondary school examination within the last two years.
  3. Were born after 1st September 2001


Lusophone Deadline: 20th October 2023 (12:00GMT)

Anglophone and Francophone Deadline: 19th January 2024 (12:00GMT)


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*This application process is free, and anyone asking for payment at any stage is doing so against the will of Ashinaga.


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