Award: Please note there are 3 different scholarship opportunities:
You may apply for one or all scholarships. However, you can only be awarded one of these scholarships.
Eligibility: NSHSS members age 16+
NSHSS’ partner, United Planet, is an international non-profit organization devoted to building a global network of leaders and volunteers. United Planet’s community fosters cross-cultural understanding and addresses shared global challenges through immersive international service and internships.
Volunteer Abroad and Internship Abroad Quest Countries within 1 to 3 weeks:
Destinations include Chile, China*, Costa Rica*, Ecuador, Japan, Nepal*, Peru, Romania*, South Africa, Spain*, and Italy*
(Airline Travel, Vaccinations & Visa Fees not included)
*Students age 18+
Long-Term Volunteer Abroad and Internship Abroad Quest (6 months to 1 year):
*All Long-Term Programs require travelers to be age 18+ by departure
Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Peru
Asia/Pacific: India, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, South Korea, Vietnam, New Zealand
Europe: Austria, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Russia, Switzerland, Spain,
Africa: Ghana, Kenya, South Africa
Virtual Volunteer and Internship Quests: Organizations are located in Burkina Faso, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, India, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Philippines, Russia, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Tanzania, Turkey, Vietnam.
All NSHSS students will receive 10% off of United Planet’s Short-Term Volunteer Abroad and Internship Abroad Programs year-round, 10% off United Planet’s Virtual Volunteer and Internship Programs year-round, and 5% off United Planet’s Long-Term Quest Volunteer Abroad and Internship Abroad Programs year-round. The discounts cannot be combined with scholarships.
The project areas to support include health, social work, education, community development, and environmental sustainability. Please visit http://www.unitedplanet.org/volunteer-abroad for more information on United Planet's Volunteer Abroad Programs. You may access the application on your NSHSS dashboard. Enrollment for the Quest Programs can be submitted at https://www.unitedplanet.org/enroll.
Application Opens: January 8, 2021
Closing Date: March 15, 2021 by 11:59PM
*Please note that closing time is in EST.