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How to apply for a Gap Year Grant

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How to apply for a Gap Year Grant

Please email us the following:

  1. A personal signed letter with details of your project, including your date of departure.

    In your letter explain why this project interests you, and what you hope to get out of it. Say also how you propose to raise the balance of the travel costs, and what fundraising you have achieved to date. Send your letter as a PDF attached to your email.
  1. A recent informative CV. Try to give us a good sense of who you are and what you have achieved so far.

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The deadline for Applications is 1 October. If the deadline has passed it may be that there are still vacancies. Email to enquire.

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Gap year grant reports

Departure date Place
Leonie Jurkschat August 2017 Rukumkot, Rukum, Nepal
Orla Owen 2017 Kottapakonda, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zeinab Akhter Easter 2016 Nanyuki, Kenya

The Trust awarded a Gap year grant to Zeinab Akhter to help with the costs of a Medicine and Healthcare project in Kenya with Projects Abroad.