$3,000 Gap Year Scholarship Application
Why do you want to take a gap year? Tell us why and you could win a scholarship to make those dreams become a reality! USA Gap Year Fairs is proud to grant $3,000 scholarships to two passionate future gap year students who meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Plan to take gap time between May 2020 - May 2021
- Participate with at least one USA Gap Year Fairs Keystone Program or Advisor (see list below and/or browse programs here:
- Agree to share a reflection of their gap year experience with the public
The 2020 scholarships are generously supported by Go Overseas & USA Gap Year Fairs, Center for Interim Programs, and J2 Guides.
Submissions are due by May 31st. Winners will be announced in June.
College (if applicable)
Gap Year Program Name
Please select any gap year programs you are considering for your 2020-2021 gap year. We realize that your plans may change, but we want to know where you're thinking of going! *Gap year advisors are marked with an asterisk. If you are working with a USA GYF advisor, you can participate in any program and/or you can build your own experience with their guidance.
A+ World Academy
American University Gap Program
Amigos de las Americas
Art History Abroad
Carpe Diem Education
Center for Interim Programs*
CET Academic Programs
CIEE Global Navigator Gap Year Abroad
Dynamy Internship Year
Eastman Immersion Program
EF Gap Year
EF International Language Campuses
Fieldworks Gap Year Art Program
Free Spirit Experience
Global Leadership Adventures
HMI - High Mountain Institute
Institute for Shipboard Education/Semester at Sea
Irish Gap Year
Outward Bound Gap Year Programs
Pacific Discovery Adventure Programs
Taylor the Gap*
The School of the New York Times
Thinking Beyond Borders
Up With People
Where There Be Dragons
Winterline Global Skills Program
Please the name and contact information for a sponsor here. Sponsors can be gap year advisors, teachers, counselors, gap year program admissions contacts, etc.)
Part 1 of 2: Written Proposal
Why do you want to take a gap year? We want to know! Tell us why (in 500 words or less) and you could win a scholarship to make those dreams become a reality!
Part 2 of 2: Creative Submission
Bring your application to life! Film a video, write a song, craft a poem, take a photograph, draw a logo, sketch, design something that reflects why you want to take gap time. We'll share your submission to get other students excited about taking gap time, so make something that will help us get the word out (hint: we love videos). Creative submissions can be emailed to
with the subject line "2020 SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST" by April 30th. Please include your name, phone number, and hometown in the body of the email.
I have emailed my Creative Submission!
I will email my Creative Submission before the May 31st deadline.
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