Start your application today to join a cohort of driven and adventurous students like you who are hungry to see the world and make an impact before college.
The application for our 2018-2019 cohort is now open (we’re looking at you rising seniors)!
We offer rolling admissions, so you can turn in your application at any time and we’ll start reviewing it immediately.
2017-2018 program deadline: May 10 2017
2018-2019 program deadlines (application is LIVE!)
June 15, 2017 // Aug 31, 2017 // Dec 1, 2017 // March 1, 2018 // May 10, 2018
The full cost of tuition is $32,500. To date, 80% of our Fellows have received a partial scholarship, and 30% of those have received a full ride.
To date, 80% of Fellows have received a partial scholarship, and 30% of those have received a full ride. We offer both merit and need-based scholarships and are committed to making our program accessible. Get more info on our Scholarships and Financial Aid here.
Global Citizen Year is proud to offer unique partnerships with Tufts University, Dickinson, and Lafayette College. Learn more about our college partnerships on our FAQs page.
Brazil, Ecuador, India or Senegal for your gap year? The choice is yours! In your application, you’ll indicate your first through fourth country choices. We’re able to match almost all students with their top pick. Check out our country quiz to find out which country is the best match for you, and learn more about our programs in Brazil, Ecuador, India and Senegal.
We’re now accepting applications from current juniors/rising seniors for our 2018-2019 program cycle. Freshman and sophomores can fill out our interest form here so we can let you know when your application cycle opens.
Applicants with the strongest applications are invited to interview with a staff member or alumni. This is your opportunity to share your story with us and ask questions about the program.We make it easy to pick an interview time online – please pick a time within 10 days of receiving your invitation.
During this time you will pick your country, apply for financial aid, and send us your medical forms. // Country choice: we’ll share more information about each country and you’ll fill out a short country matching survey to tell us which country is the best fit for you. // Financial aid: we offer both merit and need-based aid. If you are interested in applying for need-based aid, you will give us your FAFSA and fill out another short form about your family’s financial situation. //Health history: Schedule a quick visit with your doctor to complete a medical form. Our team reviews each applicant’s medical history to check that your health and well-being can be maintained during 8 months abroad.