Frequently Asked Questions About the Program

Who is eligible to apply for the Leadership Program?

The Leadership Program seeks outstanding young leaders between the ages of 15 and 21 from all over the world especially those with an interest in developing Africa and Cameroon especially.

What is the duration of the Leadership Program?

The Leadership Program will run for three weeks in July and August 2017. The exact dates will be decided soon. Once the application window open, applications will be processed in the order received. Once accepted into the program, a deposit of $200 USD is required to hold your spot.

What is the cost?

The cost for attending the program is $350 for national students (students based in Cameroon) and $500 for international students. This includes tuition, room and board, transportation during the program, entrance fees and extracurricular activities. Very few need-based financial support is available for partial tuition.

Where would I stay during the Leadership Program?

The Leadership Program at the Denis & Lenora Foretia Foundation is organized in partnership with the American School of Yaoundé (www.asoy.org). Students live in the dormitory of the American School in Bastos – Yaoundé. The school is equipped with up-to-date dining facilities to cater to your dietary needs. Facilities include four tennis courts, a covered basketball court, swimming pool, playing field, a playground, dormitories and 20 classrooms.

What is the safety and security during the program?

Security and safety at the American School in Yaoundé are taken very seriously. The campus has security guards 24/7. Every measure has been taken to ensure the safety and security of every student.