The Timbuktu Academy

Southern University and A&M College

P.O. Box 11776 Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Dr. Diola Bagayoko, Director

Voice: (225) 771-2730 Fax: (225) 771-4341

The Timbuktu Academy is named after the former University of Timbuktu, a bastion of scholarship in the middle of this millennium. The city of Timbuktu, in Mali, West Africa, is located on the banks of the majestic Niger river. Southern University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, is likewise located on the banks of the mighty Mississippi.

The Timbuktu Academy is a recruitment, holistic mentoring, and research participation program for students from middle school to graduate school.

The sub-programs of the Academy are:

The Objectives of the Timbuktu Academy are:

For applications, please write, fax, or e-mail a request to theTimbuktu Academy. You could also call. Deadline for summer programs: February 25.


"Practice partly begets and certainly enhances ability."

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Timbuktu Academy Scholars