Apply to ALA


Join us in the countdown until applications for the class of 2018 open on July 1!

African Leadership Academy (ALA) seeks to enroll the most outstanding young leaders from across African and around the world  -- ALA is not only looking for young people who are smart and excel academically, we are also looking for young people with potential to lead and impact the world around them through their courage, initiative and innovation. Please watch our video if you would like to learn more.


Learn more before you apply:

Applications are currently closed. If you are interested in the Two Year Diploma Program, please complete the form below:


ALA Admissions


Tel: +27 11 699 3000


The Academy is committed to basing judgments concerning the admission of individuals upon their qualifications and abilities. The Academy’s policy in respect to admissions is consistent with African Leadership Academy’s policy on non-discrimination. As such, in accordance with our value of diversity and in compliance with South African law, ALA does not discriminate on the basis of gender (identity or expression), race, religion, disability, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnicity (or tribal affiliation), wealth or income.

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