Ten members of Education Matters’ first USAP Cohort have been accepted during the Early Decision/Early Action application round with full scholarships to attend top colleges and universities in the United States. The ten, who have collectively earned over $2.5 million in scholarships over the four years of their education, will begin studies in August 2017. They aim to study a variety of subjects ranging from Biochemistry to Political Science, from Engineering to History and Music.
Here are the accepted students, their high schools and the colleges and universities where they will be studying:
|Vimbai Mawoneke||Mpopoma High||Bryn Mawr College|
|Trish Razunguzwa||Dominican Convent Harare||Brown University|
|Roy Mugobi||Mufakose 1/Mufakose 2||Harvard University|
|Takudzwa Mujuru||Gateway/Mukumbi||Lafayette College|
|Brian Sibanda||Maranantha Adventist||Pomona College|
|Anesu Ndoro||Kutama College||Reed College|
|Glenda Nhutwa||Mpopoma High||Sewanee University|
|Yolanda Chigiji||Bulawayo Adventist||Smith College|
|Lloyd Maodzeka||Silveira High||University of Pennsylvania|
|Nokukhanya Ncube||John Tallach||Wellesley College|
USAP Applications for the 2017 year will be available starting January 20! Watch this space if you are or know a highly-talented, economically-disadavantaged student starting his/her final U6 year in high school in Zimbabwe or Zambia.