The process of awarding financial aid is on a rolling basis. If you are selected as a recipient, expect to hear back from us within four weeks of submitting your application.
- Digital Copy of Household Income Statement
- Two Short Essay Responses
You will fill out your top two program selections in the form. Each program must be community service-focused to be considered. In choosing your top two program selections, please keep in mind it is likely you will be responsible for a portion of the program fee and airfare.
Proof of Household Income
You will be asked to provide proof of household income.
We accept: FAFSA, federal tax forms, or social security benefit documents are required to verify income eligibility. If you are not a U.S. resident, any tax document from your government will be accepted. Tax filings must be from either 2019 or 2020.
The Service Program Financial Aid is for first-time travelers only, and students will not be considered for the financial aid if they are already enrolled in a program. Financial aid is merit and need-based, so the quality of the application will be judged along with the financial need.