Volunteer Abroad Scholarship

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Welcome to the Go Overseas Volunteer Abroad Scholarship! The current round is open to spring and summer 2016 programs.

The deadline to apply is December 1st, 2015.

Be sure to reference our Frequently Asked Questions on the right. There is one $500 award available. Happy applying!

Check our latest recipient's submission!

About You

Where are you headed?! Country, city...

This will usually be a private company or nonprofit.

Tell Us About Your Decision
Cultural ImmersionGiving BackProfessional DevelopmentPersonal GrowthFun and Adventure!Career BreakAffordable Travel
Why are you volunteering abroad?
School ResourceA Specific Issue/CauseAlumni of the ProgramThe Need for Volunteers AbroadFriends or ClassmatesAn Online Website
What or who inspired you to choose the program you did?
Impact of the ProjectLocationProgram LengthProgram ActivitiesProgram CostLevel of Support
What factors were most important to you?
Online ReviewsProgram Alumni TestimonyProgram StaffFriends/Word of Mouth
What are the most useful resources when picking a program?
Photo Essay

All submissions must be original work. Please refrain from uploading images that you don't own as we will not consider those entries valid. You can have a friend take the photo for you so long as you're in it. Your unique image should depict how you interpret this prompt. Bonus points for creativity!

Accepted images need to be 2MB in size or smaller, and use one of the following file extensions: JPG, PNG and GIF.

Please submit a short essay (no more than 250 words) to complement your photo submission.

Not mandatory, but we'll love send some Tweet love to our winner!

If you have an Instagram account, please include your username here. Not required, though!