A GLA Holiday

Warmer Times Ahead

We're waiving application fees for all Spring Break and 10-day summer programs when you enroll by December 31st!

Take advantage of waived application fees when you enroll in an 8-day Spring Break or 10-day summer program departing in 2018 by December 31.

Programs eligible for a waived application fee until December 31:

See descriptions and dates for all programs here.

8 DAYS: Dominican Republic: Spring Break Service Adventure - Community Impact Track
8 DAYS: Dominican Republic: Spring Break Service Adventure - Global Health Track
8 DAYS: Costa Rica: Spring Break Sea Turtle Initiative™
10 DAYS: Costa Rica: Beachside Service Adventure
10 DAYS: Costa Rica: Surf & Sports Service Adventure
10 DAYS: Costa Rica: The Sea Turtle Initiative™
10 DAYS: Cuba: Culture in Focus™
10 DAYS: Dominican Republic: Caribbean Service Adventure
10 DAYS: Haiti: Global Health Initiative™

Instructions for redeeming your waived application fee:

  1. Head to our online application portal at https://www.experiencegla.com/enroll/.
  2. Make your program selection. Selected program must be on the list of eligible programs (above).
  3. Follow the steps to create your online account and complete contact information.
  4. You will reach the "Scholarship Code" field at the bottom of the first page of your application. Enter the Scholarship Code 2018FREEAPP and click submit. You will see your balance update to waive the $95 application fee.
  5. Complete the remaining steps of the application, including making the program deposit, to secure your spot on the program.

As a reminder, spaces on each program are limited and sessions fill on a first-come, first-served basis. Our most popular programs and dates begin filling annually in the fall, and many sessions will close as early as January.

Terms & Conditions

  1. The Waived Application Fee promotion cannot be combined with any other special offers, Service Grants or Alumni Scholarships.
  2. The Waived Application Fee promotion is only available on enrollments submitted from December 18 to December 31, 2017, on eligible programs (8-day Spring Break programs and 10-day summer programs departing in 2018, as indicated in the list on this webpage).
  3. The promotion must be redeemed by following the instructions outlined above. You may also call +1 858-771-0645 for assistance with enrolling in a GLA program and redeeming the promotion.
  4. While the promotion entails a waived $95 Application Fee, the $400 Application Deposit must still be submitted and received at time of application. Students and families redeeming the Waived Application Fee promotion are NOT exempt from submitting the program deposit, and must do so in order to secure a spot in the program of their choice.
  5. Students and families MUST enter 2018FREEAPP in the "Scholarship Code" field when submitting their application in order to qualify for this promotion. The scholarship code cannot be retroactively applied once an application has been submitted, received, is in processing, or has been approved. GLA will not refund applicants the $95 Application Fee if they forget to enter the code.
  6. Applicants who elect to switch programs to one that is ineligible for the Waived Application Fee promotion may be subject to paying the $95 Application Fee.