We take a lot of time and care in selecting our students (a full year!). ADI’s students are chosen by our Uganda staff, and undergo a rigorous selection process. Candidates are evaluated based on both need and merit.
To be eligible for admission to our program, a child must be:
between the ages of 8 and 11 years old;
living below the poverty line in Uganda (meaning his or her family's income is less than $2 per day)
exceptionally bright and hardworking.
In addition, we try to prioritize candidates who meet one or more of the following need-based criteria:
Former child soldiers and children affected by war