USAP Zambia Profiles
Taking a USAP Zimbabwe as a perfect sample of assisting the students to achieve their goals, the USAP Zambia was started in 2009 with an aim to support highly qualified students who want to study in the US colleges and universities but have difficulties with financing their study. Below are the profiles of our Zambian students.
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The fifth born in a family of six, Anisa was born and raised in Mongu, a small town in western province of Zambia. He did his primary education at Mulambwa Basic School before being selected to western province's most prestigious school, St Johns secondary school. At St John's, he immediately found his place scoping numerous academic awards and participating in varied extracurricular activities. He coordinated the Junior Engineers, Technicians and Scientists club (JETS) and won second place in the provincial physics Olympiads in the year 2008. In the same year, he graduated at the top of his class with six points (six points being the highest a student can ever get) and earned his mark as the best graduating student in the province. It's from here that he was recognized to be a part of the highly competitive USAP program, which he regards as the "stepping-stone" towards the realization of his dreams and "an experience of a lifetime."
Now a Fairfield Honors student, Anisa is an Economics major with a minor in Asian studies and Chinese. He believes in the need to have an open mind, to embrace opportunity to try out new things and challenge oneself. He plans to lean his major towards international trade and Asian Economics. Aside from academics, Anisa is a participant of the LEAD program (Leadership Education and development) and a peer-mentoring program, Cura Personalis, intended at helping minority student deal with the rigors of college. With an Economics education, Anisa hopes to one day become a leading player in helping Africa maximize the Economic benefit it can achieve from trade with the rest of the world.