Apply to LoAI
Participation in most Leaders of Africa Institute programs requires an application. You can find out more information about application requirements by viewing all of the programs. Learn more about the application process and access the application portal here.
Every program has different eligibility requirements. Some programs are open to post-graduate, professionals, and faculty only while others are for advanced undergraduate students. Some programs are open only to those based on the African continent, while other programs are for internationals and the diaspora. Check out the program page for the eligibility specific criteria.
Programs with Open Applications
The application process ensures that you are eligible to participate in our programs. It also allows us to know about your academic and relevant work experiences, as well as what you expect to gain by taking courses and experiencing our mentorship. We want to get to know you so that we may serve you. If you have any questions about the program and application, reach out to us via the website chat or at email@example.com.
Our application ensures that you are eligible to participate in our programs. It also allows us to know about your academic and relevant work experiences, as well as what you expect to gain by taking courses and experiencing our mentorship. We want to get to know you so that we may serve you. Carefully answer all of the application prompts fully and directly. If you have any questions about the program and application, reach out to us via the website chat or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review & Decision
After the deadline passes, the Admissions Committee carefully reviews each completed application. Admissions decisions are shared within a few days and up to one month, depending on the program, after the closing date.
For some programs, the application process is highly selective and competitive because we want to ensure that each cohort has the requisite skills to succeed in our program format and is small enough to achieve the best learning experience. If you are eligible but are not accepted in your first attempt, we will suggest that you apply again in the future.
Admission & Getting Started
You will be welcomed into our Leaders of Africa Institute community and will be informed about the courses and mentorship you will receive. All accepted Scholars and Fellows receive an Impact Scholarship and access to Leaders of Africa’s prestigious Research & Innovation Lab, Media Lab, and Tech Lab. Learn more about past and present Scholars and Fellows.
Upon acceptance, we will share information about your program, courses, and mentorship plan. Accepted applicant must confirm their participation and complete all registration tasks by the deadline on the acceptance letter. Your learning and professional development will begin immediately after you have been accepted.
All information and materials must be submitted through the application portal linked below. You are able to begin completing your application and save and resume the application at a later date. It is suggested that you download the application information to understand what materials are expected on the form.