The Scholars Programme began in March, 2016. All applications received will be for the next intake
of students in January, 2020.
The Scholars Programme is a preparatory, A-Level calibre, certificate-granting programme that serves
as the gateway to enter African
Christian University. ACU offers 4-year Bachelor Programmes with a Core Curriculum developing the
Christian Worldview foundation
for critical thinking across the breadth of the humanities and sciences. The initial degree
programme offerings allow studies with
a range of specialisations in Theology, Education, Business and Agriculture, each allowing various
sub-specialties. The academic programme
offerings will continue to expand to include the full breadth of the humanities and science
The Scholars Programme has two primary objectives:
(1) It introduces a solidly biblical, gospel-saturated worldview as the
foundation for all academic studies and practical labour.
It cannot be overstated how important one’s worldview is to a proper understanding and
application of truth. We all live out of our worldview, that which we believe is true and
important in life.
As Christians, we realize that all our knowledge is analogical. Our knowledge is based on
the truth expressions of God.
But we can not fully understand truth unless we are true knowers of God. Proverbs 9:10 tells
us, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is
That is where all scholarship begins: the truth of God as revealed in His word and
demonstrated in His creation. The Scholars Programme is geared to teach truth in all
academic disciplines, striving to know God in all knowledge.
(2) The Scholars Programme hones and sharpens basic but necessary
scholarship skills to ensure excellence at university-level studies and Christian living.
It is a “gap-year” programme requiring applicants to submit Grade 12 Mock Exam results to
determine their capability to write the ACU Entrance Examinations for Scholars Programme
ACU is to be an academically robust tertiary institution. Our students must be equipped to
perform at the highest levels in thought and effort.
Applications for 2020 are open! Click here to apply.