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Global Citizen Year puts you a world ahead, so you can move the world ahead. You’ll live with a host family and apprentice to local efforts advancing education, health, and sustainability. The Fellowship is designed to give you the independence to personalize your own experience, while supporting you every step of the way.
Become a part of a family and community in Brazil, a vibrant country filled to the brim with an incredible diversity of stories and experiences. Learn Portuguese through tutoring and immersion and contribute at a local apprenticeship.
Global Citizen Year Scholarships
Global Citizen Year hopes to offer more scholarships and funding to their students than any other gap year program in the world, and is dedicated to making their experiences affordable. GCY offers 30% of its participants full-tuition scholarships and 80% receive partial scholarships. Merit and need-based scholarships available.