• Early Applications Open

    12 - 24 July 2024

  • Access Fee


  • Programme Start Date

    21 October 2024


Gain Access to Global Universities and Scholarships

ALX is proud to partner with leading global universities and will continue unveiling its full university partnership ecosystem over the coming months. In addition to our partnership with Mastercard Foundation, ALX will also offer you access to scholarship and funding opportunities to support you in successfully taking the next step in your learning journey.

Register your interest now and be one of the first to apply when applications open.


Every Journey Starts With a Single Step


Designed for High School Graduates

Pathway is a revolutionary approach for high school graduates looking to take their next step toward a future in tech.


ALX Pathway

Pathway provides access to opportunities to help you take the next step toward a successful career. To support your journey, you will have access to:

  • ALX peer community and professional network
  • Mentorship and career guidance events
  • State-of-the-art tech hubs


Pathway Foundations

Pathway Foundations prepares and equips you with the building blocks to help you stand out and support your successful application to our university partners and beyond. It includes a focus on:

  • CV and application preparation
  • University interview and communication skills
  • Quantitative reasoning
  • Entrepreneurial & critical thinking
  • Leading self and others


Partner Universities

Benefit from a global university and funding partner network.

  • Access to our network of partner universities
  • Scholarships & financial aid
  • Special pricing
  • Other perks only available to the ALX community
The Pathway Foundations Experience

Prepare for Partner Universities

During Pathway Foundations, you can access essential infrastructure and personal development tools to support your application to one of our partner universities.

Develop & Prepare Yourself for the Future

Focus on developing yourself personally and professionally with an emphasis on 8 key meta-skills. Then, apply these meta-skills as you write your application to the university partner of your choice with the help of ALX mentors, advisors, and peers.

Get the ALX Experience

Join the ALX Community and your Pathway peers at your nearest Tech Hub. Attend community events, and hear from industry experts, career advisors, and university reps to help you make the best decisions for your career.

Master 8 Key Meta-Skills

The Details

Who is this for?
  • Recent high school graduates
  • Of African origin
  • With the ability to write and speak English proficiently
  • Availability to commit 50 hours per week to Pathway Foundations*
* If you decide to continue learning with our university partners, each university partner and degree programme will have its own time commitments and programme requirements.
What will you need?
  • ALX Pathway charges an annual $20USD access fee **
  • Must be located in one of our 8 Hub cities and be able to attend in-person
  • A laptop or desktop computer with access to a stable internet connection
** This fee includes your access to the ALX ecosystem and Pathway Foundations. Partner university eligibility and associated fee requirements apply.

ALX is Where Tech Careers Start

We provide a dedicated talent ecosystem with a virtual and in-person infrastructure, community events, mentorship and access to partners to help you succeed.

University Partnerships

Scholarships & Financial Support

Tech Hubs




ALX Pathway is a revolutionary approach for high school graduates looking to take their next step toward a future in tech. As part of Pathway, participants gain access to opportunities to develop their entrepreneurial, leadership, and professional skills and can choose to accelerate their tech career with one of our university partners.

In order to access our partner universities, you must first join our future-first talent development ecosystem, and complete the 8-months of Pathway Foundations. Upon successful completion, you will then have the opportunity to continue your journey with our network of partner universities and gain access to special pricing, scholarships, and other exclusive perks for ALX participants.


ALX is proud to partner with leading universities, including ALU and Lincoln University. ALX will continue to add more global partners over the next several months, with more information to follow soon. If you would like to be kept updated on our partners, application timings, and further details about this incredible opportunity, register your interest now.

Applications will be opening this month. You can pre-register your interest by clicking the link here

There are no learning prerequisites for Pathway. Standard ALX eligibility requirements apply. You will need to ensure you are available and dedicated to spend up to 50 hours per week to complete the Pathways experience, and have access to a laptop or desktop computer with stable internet access. During the application process, we will assess your English proficiency, as well as logical reasoning skills.

Pathway Foundations equips you with the building blocks to support your future tech education and career aspirations. Over 8 months, you will refresh your logic, reasoning, and communication skills, gain entrepreneurial and professional insights, and prepare for your application to our partner universities with support from mentors.

Professional Foundations is an 8-week programme offered by ALX Africa where you will learn the professional skills needed to excel in today’s digital workplace. It is a prerequisite for further skills development that is required to complete before starting our various short-term tech lite programmes. This programme is meant to help prepare you to upskill or re-skill in order to accelerate your career in tech.

Over the 8 months of Pathway Foundations, we will prepare you with the essential experience to enable your next step in education and your future career. Pathway Foundations is the key to unlock access to future opportunities and prepares you for a successful application process and scholarship opportunities with our partner universities.

Early registration now open.