To apply

Follow the link to access the online application. Please contact us directly to request a paper application. Applications as well as supporting documents and fees must be submitted to us via email by 11:59pm EST on the stated deadline. Click here to pay your application fee.


Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified of their admission status typically within 1-2 weeks of submission. Spaces fill up fast so interested students are strongly encouraged to apply today. For a list of further deadlines (including application, visas, vaccinations etc) please see our deadlines page or follow the link below. 


Must be 18 years or older to apply. Applicants will be subject to a background check and must have no prior record of a violent offense. Applicants previously convicted of a non-violent charge may submit an addendum to us at After applying, accepted participants must receive clearance from a medical professional. This program is open to individuals passionate about social justice & human rights regardless of their major, area of study, citizenship or education status.  


We designed the program to be financially feasible and in such a way that Five College students can receive financial assistance through various means (whether through internship scholarships, independent grants or federal student aid)! Click below to learn how you may fund your trip!