Now Awarding Service Grants

Service Grants Available on Select GLA Programs

Service Grants are being awarded toward tuition on select programs, now enrolling for Summer 2017.

Service Grants of up to $400 are available for several service projects that could use additional sets of hands this summer. Space is still available for sessions throughout the summer. Choose which community in-need you will lend a hand on and redeem your code when you submit your application online.

Below is a list of programs that are eligible for Service Grants. Enrollment capacity is limited. Apply online, or call or text us at +1-858-771-0645 and get started now!

Programs: South Africa | China | Dominican Republic | Ghana | India | Peru | Thailand

South Africa: Social Entrepreneurship Initiative™ (21 days)

  • SPECIAL $500 Service Grant available only on this program!
    Enter code SOUTHAFRICA2017 to redeem.
  • Learn how to design and mobilize solutions for global impact
  • Live on a campus with students from over 30 countries
  • Explore the southernmost tip of Africa on a 3-day excursion to Cape Town

China: One Nation, Two Worlds™ (14 days only)

  • Enter code CHINA2017 to receive a $300 Service Grant
  • Help a minority community restore traditional temples and cultural relics
  • Bond with local children through tutoring English
  • Discover Beijing and hike the Great Wall of China

Dominican Republic: Building a Sustainable World™ (21 days)

  • Enter code 21DR2017 to receive a $400 Service Grant
  • Help children & families by working on construction of safer homes and community buildings
  • Tackle the challenges of rural Dominican life, including access to proper medical care and a lack of clean drinking water
  • Visit Bahía de las Águilas, a remote white-sand beach with turquoise water

Dominican Republic: Sports Service Adventure (14 days)

  • Enter code SPORTS2017 to receive a $300 Service Grant
  • Try your hand at kiteboarding or surfing in Cabarete
  • Refurbish community sports facilities in underserved neighborhoods
  • Learn about the intersection of sports with health in developing countries

Ghana: Building Healthy Villages™ (14 days)

  • Enter code GHANA2017 to receive a $300 Service Grant
  • Gain exposure to public health issues in Ghana
  • Improve local health and living conditions through your service project, which you'll complete from start-to-finish
  • Take a boat ride down the Volta River and participate in Ghana’s high-energy drum and dance culture

India: Service Through the Lens™ (14 and 21 days)

  • Enter code 2017India14 to receive a $300 Service Grant (14-day program)
    or enter code INDIA2017 to receive a $400 Service Grant (21-day program)
  • Volunteer with children in rural communities and be encouraged to find “the real story”
  • Capture beautiful moments in daily life by building a personal understanding of your story subject
  • Travel to the world-famous Taj Mahal

Peru: Amazon Service Adventure (14 days)

  • Enter code 14PERU2017 to receive a $300 Service Grant
  • Connect with local children through language at a local school
  • Spot exotic birds, dolphins and other animals along the Amazon's winding shoreline
  • Visit wildlife rescue centers where you can feed and interact with manatees and monkeys

Thailand: Cultural Kaleidoscope™ (14 and 21 days)

  • Enter code 14THAILAND2017 to receive a $300 Service Grant (14-day program)
    or enter code 21THAILAND2017 to receive a $400 Service Grant (21-day program)
  • Teach English at a primary school and bond with local students
  • Experience Thailand’s vibrant and colorful food, arts and music
  • Zipline through lush, rural hillsides and visit with Buddhist monks and learn about their lives

*TERMS AND CONDITIONS: Service Grants will be awarded only to new applicants who enter the proper code upon enrollment for an eligible Summer 2017 program. Enrollment capacity is limited for each program. Grants may not be combined with other offers or financial aid, and cannot be exchanged for cash.