donate now


Academic Marathon is a students' scholarship project of Africa Youth Growth Foundation which has the objective to support atleast 5,000 indigent Nigerian students in achieving their educational aspirations by 2020 through the scheme thereby promoting academic excellence and competition as well as revert the dwindling forturne of Nigeria's education through scholarship and financial support incentive as this.

The successful completion of the maiden edition of the scheme has produced the first set of beneficiaries who emerged from the screening test conducted by Chams city, Abuja.


 Aka Toochukwu Victory: 

Goodwill MESSAGE

     I want to thank Academic Marathon for giving me the opportunity to be awarded this scholarship. I am honored to be associated with this scholarship scheme which is aimed at supporting indigent Nigerian students in achieving their educational aspirations and also promoting academic excellence and competition,as well as reverting the dwindling fortune of Nigerian education. I want to inform my relations,neighbors,classmates and friends either that the scholarship is real. Once again,I say thank you Academic Marathon and keep the good work up.     



I am so grateful the organizers and sponsors of Academic Marathon. I never believed it was real but I’m thankful and very glad to be one of the beneficiaries. I believe the scholarship will enable me to achieve my desired high in my education. Thank you and may God continually bless and prosper Academic Marathon – Amen.


I sincerely thank the Board of Academic Marathon for this excellent move to contribute to holding up the golden jewel, the backbone of every civilization which is education, especially to us youths to whom the baton of leadership of our great country Nigeria, and the African continent generally will soon fall to. It's a move in the right direction. To the vision of providing more than 5000  African students with scholarships come 2020, I will earnestly use every means of communication available to me - oral speech, social network, etc to bring to the awareness of the general public this awesome opportunity to better the lot of Africa!!!Personally, i feel honored to be one of the pioneer recipients of the Academic Marathon Scholarships and pray that this vision will not die. GRACIAS! MERCI BEAUCOUP!! THANK YOU!!!

 Obasi Emeka Fortunatius: 

I am so happy to have emerged as one of the lucky winners of this spectacular scholarship scheme.Obviously,the integrity of this scholarship scheme is undebatable.I hereby thank  Academic Marathon specially for this priceless privilege.May this scholarship scheme continue to gain more roots to enable it achieve its outstanding objective of promoting youth literacy in Nigeria.I pledge that i will utilize this fund judiciously in my academic pursuit.Thank you so much and may God shower His blessings on this scheme.



About Us


Ongoing Project


  1. Academic Marathon
  2. National Secondary School Festival of Arts & Culture

Other Features


  • Volunteers
  • Interns
  • Partners

Copyright © 2014. AFRICA YOUTH GROWTH FOUNDATION. All Rights Reserved.