Open Dreams




SUMMER ACADEMY





We Started Open Dreams to help empower future leaders of Cameroon and Africa ~ Blaise Buma

Application Requirements

In addition to the application form here, please also submit via email the following documents to info@open-dreams.org

  1. High school transcript
  2. Ordinary Level Certificate and Advanced Level Certificate, if applicable.
  3. Two recommendation letters: Each student who wishes to apply will seek one recommendation letter from a teacher attesting to his/her academic aptitude and character. A second recommendation letter will be in the form of an institutional endorsement from the student's high school. You may request the institutional Endorsement Form and an Open Dreams template for the Letter of Recommendation by sending a mail to info@open-dreams.org
  4. There will be an interview component. Pre-selected students will be invited for an interview at the Open Dreams Education Hub at Mile 2, Nkwen, Bamenda and NextGen Tech Nsimeyong, Yaounde. If students do not live in Bamenda or Yaounde and cannot travel to the Hub, we will make accommodations via phone or Skype on a case-by-case basis.
  5. A recent passport-size photograph to be included in your profile.
  6. Any other certificate or testimonial of your accomplishments in leadership.

For all other inquiries, send an email to info@open-dreams.org. You may also contact any member of the team on whatsapp on the following numbers: +237 670688062. We shall only consider complete applications and no applications shall be received after the deadline.

Summer Academy

Thank you for your interest in Open Dreams! Each summer we host an amazing and very intensive Open Dreams Summer Academy in Bamenda, Cameroon for high-achieving low-income Cameroonian students and this year Yaounde, Cameroon has been added. For three months, students study Math, English, Computer Programming, the Internet, International Education, Entrepreneurial Leadership and much more including taking part in very exciting extra-curricular activities and Community Service Learning (hands-on). Numerous Skype sessions are held with international Education experts to enhance the global experience. Students take College Preparatory Tests (SAT, TOEFL, Duolingo etc) weekly! The top-performing and committed students at the end of the program are then retained as Open Dreams Scholars and paired with Mentors to guide the student through the application processes for International Scholarships to top Universities Worldwide! Read more about some of our incredible scholars and where they are now, at the bottom of this page and the website.

Are you a passionate, dedicated, and high-achieving Cameroonian student in lower-Sixth or nearly finished your high school studies??? Are you also a holder of the GCE Advanced Level Certificate not earlier than 2017 with a minimum score of 22 points and interested in studying abroad? Are you very ambitions and eager to make a difference in the community? Then APPLY NOW!


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Application Form



Profile Information

Tell us your names*

Enter your email *
Your Address *
Phone Number

Have you ever applied to the summer academy before?



Academic Information and Extracurricular Involvement

What is your current or most recent Secondary/High School * You can include all institutions attended
Are You in the Arts, Sciences, or Commercial Area of studies? *
Have you already taken either both the GCE Ordinary level and Advanced Level? If yes,enter Exams taken, if no, skip the next 4 questions *
What Year was/were the above Exam(s) taken?


Enter letter grades and number of points obtained for the subjects passed


Did/Do you belong to any club(s) on campus? *
Did/Do you hold any leadership role on campus? *
Have you ever been involved with any NGO/Community Based Organisation? * If No, donot answer the next question
List up to 3 Organisation you have involved with
List up to 5 of your most recent and significant extracurricullar involvements and awards If some of the awards were given by an Organisation, Please list the name of the Organisation



Essay Questions

Tell us about Yourself and your Family *
What are your career aspirations in the long term goals? *
In few words, describe your most significant extracurricular achievements *

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