Rise is a collaborative initiative of Schmidt Futures and the Rhodes Trust which is designed to increase lifelong opportunities for exceptional young people. Rise, through its project process of building a community of youth changemakers, finds brilliant people who need opportunity and supports them for life as they work to serve others. Education Matters is the official … Continue reading 2024 Rise Registration is Open!
On Sunday, 23 March 2023 Simbisa Brands joined forces with Harare Athletic Club (HAC) organized the Roger Brackley Half Marathon, in benefit of USAP Community School. The run, which featured 5km, 10km and 21km distances, started and finished at Old Georgians Sports Club in Mount Pleasant, Harare. The run was a huge success as 855 … Continue reading Simbisa, HAC, USAP Run!
In 2021 Education Matters’ intern, USAP alum Silvia Ruwocha, reacted to the many calls and visitors asking how they could access information about scholarship opportunities. She launched a Whatsapp Updates Group, EdMatters Updates, that has expanded to reach over 1000 people in four admin posting only groups. The purpose of EdMatters Updates, which has posts … Continue reading EdMatters Updates Creates Opportunities!
Hailing from Bulawayo, Praise Ndlovu is a USAP Community School graduate from the Class of 2022. During his time at USAPCS, Praise partook in a variety of extracurricular activities, but his main passion was coding. Since graduating from USAP, Praise has joined the Junior Faculty teaching Computer Science. “l started coding during my long Form … Continue reading USAPCS Alum Spotlight: Praise Ndlovu Creates EMR Software
In late 2021, the Rise Global Talent program announced its first cohort of global winners, and 3 Zimbabwean youth were selected to join the cohort of 100 global teens. Winners were set to receive a myriad of benefits to support them to achieve their goals, and preparations for what would be the first winner summit … Continue reading Zimbabwean Rise Winners’ Reflections from First Ever Rise Residential Winner Summit in Cape Town
The USAP Community School will now be accepting applications for the Class of 2024, which will be the schools fourth cohort. Successful applicants will receive placements to start in January 2023. About the USAP Community School The USAP Community School is an A-level residential school fortalented but economically disadvantaged students from across Zimbabwe. The school … Continue reading USAP Community School Class of 2024 Application Now Open!
Proud to be the sons and daughters of the soil, the pride of Africans of USAP Community School gathered for a rich African breakfast. Joined by people from all walks of life, American delegates born African, and “presidents” from all corners of the continent, there was no better way to satisfy their stomachs than with … Continue reading USAP Community School Celebrates Africa Day 2022.
Welldone Matanga (USAPCS ’21) was recently selected as a Finalist in the South African Ideas Festival for her innovative invention: a pedal-operated grinding mill. Her project aims to increase access to grinding mills for low-income families with limited access to electricity. Welldone is passionate about improving the living standards of people in her community through … Continue reading USAP Alum Spotlight: Welldone Matanga South African Ideas Festival Finalist
For students applying to universities with Fall 2022 starts, many admissions decisions have already come in. We are proud to announce 19 of our alumni have been accepted, fully funded, and will be enrolling at the following institutions: Ashoka University, Barnard College, Bates College, California Institute of Technology, Carleton College, College of Wooster, Dartmouth College, … Continue reading 19 USAPCS Students Receive Full-Funded University Acceptances for Fall 2022
Our 2021 Annual Report is now available. Every day we witness the impact of our work through the lives of our students and we hope this annual report will allow you a glimpse into this impact. The annual report features a letter from the USAP Community School Head, updates on the various programs and programming … Continue reading 2021 Annual Report Now Available!