The African Science Academy is a new, girls-only Advanced Level school for maths and science, opened by the African Gifted Foundation in 2016. The African Gifted Foundation is a charity led by African and UK executives and educational experts determined to provide an opportunity for Africa’s gifted children to develop to their full potential. We have partnered with world class organisations with expertise in mathematics and computing to deliver a unique educational experience. Click here for more details on our partners.
ASA is a boarding school for young women with outstanding maths and science potential. We select academically gifted students with a passion for maths and science. Students apply from across Africa and are admitted after their senior secondary education in preparation for progression to the best universities in Africa and around the world. ASA is a pathway to undergraduate study and future careers in Engineering, Science, Computing and more. Means-tested scholarships and bursaries are available to all students.
The school’s vision is to be the leading school in Africa for gifted young scientists. The many nationalities which make up the ASA community leads to a rich and diverse cultural atmosphere, where maths, science and technology are delivered to young women in an inclusive environment.