For a fourth year, Galapagos is excited to offer a great opportunity for
Galapagos alum entering their Junior or Senior years in 2024. Project Passport Africa at
Galapagos will bring up to six GRCS alum to Africa. This trip combines
learning about east African culture with a leadership retreat. Alum will get
the chance to visit Uganda and Rwanda. There, they will meet and work
with Africans their own age and visit locations that will expand their
The trip will take place in June 2024
and will require some pre-work and fundraising. Scholars will work
together at the summit in Uganda while also having time to explore the
region. Scholars will visit a Ugandan market-place, meet with village
elders and spend time on a safari and participate in a three-day youth
summit. Finally, scholars will visit neighboring Rwanda to learn about
the genocide that enveloped that nation in the 1990’s while discovering
how the nation undertook one of the more successful reconciliations
displayed by humanity in the 2000’s.
Application are accepted on a rolling basis and will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. First deadline is December 1, 2023.