For the first time, this year's trip will offer students the opportunity to perform community service in areas of need
Trip Date: Around the last week of May through the first weeks of June, 2013.
Trip Destination: Calabria
Questions? View our FAQ (pdf format)
Application Opens: November 1, 2012
Deadline to Apply: January 31, 2013
Date of Notification for all applicants: Friday, March 1, 2013
Participant Acceptance Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2013
Voyage of Discovery - The application deadline has passed.
Other Important Information
Processing fee and deposit policy
Students Selected to Participate: Proof of student status and a $150 non-refundable processing fee and current credit card will be requested of only those students accepted into the program. Any non-refundable costs incurred by NIAF before or during the program will be charged to the student's credit card. Additionally, any costs incurred due to violation of the "Code of Conduct" resulting in early termination of the student's participation in the Voyage of Discovery program will be charged to the participant's credit card.
Before travel, students will be required to purchase an insurance policy from STA Travel for 9-15 days coverage (estimated cost is $70) for the duration of the Voyage of Discovery program. The standard program-international travel policy includes medical expense coverage for a covered sickness or injury occurring while traveling plus coverage for terrorist incidents and financial defaults. For more information, visit www.statravel.com or call 1-800-495-5498.
Students Wait-Listed: Students will be notified of their status on the waitlist. They will be notified if space becomes available. When selected they must provide us with a valid credit card as deposit.
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IMPORTANT - * NIAF is not responsible for any technical errors that may occur during the application process. Please verify the reception of a confirmation email after completing the online application. NIAF will only accept online appliations (no exceptions). *