Nyah Project
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02_ELP International Experiential Learning Program- Ghana 2018

Program Deadlines

July 1, 2018 through July 12, 2018: Western Africa Experiential Learning Program: Ghana  

June 25, 2018: Final pre-travel information meeting for Fellows and their parents/guardians and Service Learning Workshop where fellows finalize individual service projects to be implemented during Experiential Learning Program in Ghana.  Location: Venture Café Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136 I Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

June 18, 2018: Second pre-travel information meeting for Fellows and their parents/guardians and Personal Learning & Storytelling Workshop where fellows complete pre-travel and personality assessments as well as learn key strategies for authentic storytelling across cultures.  Location: Venture Café Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136 I Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

June 15, 2018: Deadline to send a color copy in clear PDF format (images are not acceptable) of each of (front and back): International Student Identity Card to: info@nyahproject.org

June TBD, 2018: Special head shots. Attire: Business Casual

June 1, 2018:  Pre-travel health briefing and mandatory vaccinations for fellows and parents/guardians.  Parent/Legal Guardian MUST be present. Location: Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County. 8175 NW 12th Street, Floor 3rd, Room 306, Miami, FL 33126  I Time: 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

May 31, 2018: Visa applications submitted to Ghanaian Consulate for processing.

May 30, 2018: initial pre-travel information meeting for Fellows, their parents and guardians. Location: Venture Café Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136 I Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

May 30, 2018: Drop-off date and deadline to submit two (2) ORIGINAL, signed and NOTARIZED Parent Travel Consent forms; three (3) passport photos, and official US passport. Location: Venture Café Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136 I Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

May 28, 2018: Each Fellow must return via email to: info@nyahproject.org all required FELLOW SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS and signed copies of all HEALTH FORMS in PDF format:

  • Health Form 1: Nyah Project Authorization and Personal Health History

  • Health Form 2: Parent Consent for Yellow Fever Vaccine

  • Health Form 3:  Fellow Consent for Yellow Fever Vaccine

May 21, 2018: 2018 Experiential Leadership Fellowship Guide released.

May 16, 2018: Nyah Fellowship Annual Celebration. Icon Bay, 460 Northeast 28 Street,  Miami, Florida 33137 I 6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. I Business Casual RSVP NOW.

April 20, 2018: Deadline to re-confirm participation in writing.

April 16, 2018: Group airline and accommodations confirmed.

Monday, March 19, 2018 & Tuesday, March 20, 2018:  Round 2 Finalist  Interviews. Venture Cafe Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Miami, FL 33136 I 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

March 18, 2018: Deadline to select interview time slot.

Saturday,  February 17, 2018 and Sunday, February 18, 2018: All Nyah Project Finalists must participate in the Weekend Leadership Workshop to be considered for fellowship to Summer Experiential Learning Program in Ghana.

Friday, February 2, 2018: All Finalist must submit via email to: info@nyahproject.org completed Finalist Supporting Documents in PDF format:  High School Transcript; (2) Executed Media Release Form; (3) Executed Conditions of Participation; and (4) Copies of the following: United States Passport. NOTE: All participants must have US Passport, valid for at least 12 months from June 1 of 2018 for which you are applying in order to be considered for International Experiential Fellowship Program. If you do not yet have a US Passport, please immediately apply for your passport and email your application receipt to:info@nyahproject.org. You may refer to the Nyah Project Passport Guide with helpful information about to obtain a US Passport. If you have a passport issued by another country, please contact us immediately via email at: info@nyahproject.org.

Itinerary

Day 1 (Sunday, July 1): Travel Day. Drop Off: Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM. Miami International Airport, Terminal H, Delta Airlines Counter, Departures Level
Day 2 (Monday, July 2): Travel Day. Arrive in Accra, Ghana I Leadership Lab 1
Day 3 (Tuesday, July 3):  HFLA Primary School Impact Session
Day 4 (Wednesday, July 4): Excursion Day 1
Day 5 (Thursday, July 5): HFLA Secondary School Impact Session I Leadership Lab 2
Day 6 (Friday, July 6): HFLA Primary School Impact Session I Leadership Lab 3
Day 7 (Saturday, July 7): Excursion Day 2
Day 8 (Sunday, July 8): Recharge & Reflect Day I Leadership Lab 4
Day 9 (Monday, July 9): Excursion Day 3
Day 10 (Tuesday, July 10): Final Reflection Day I Leadership Lab 5  
Day 11 (Wednesday, July 11): Excursion Day 4
Day 12 (Thursday, July 12): Travel Day. Pick Up: Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 11:45 PM. Miami International Airport, Terminal H, Delta Airlines Counter, Departures Level

Contact Information

Leigh-Ann Buchanan, Esq.
1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 600, Miami, FL 3316
Phone: 305-981-6875
Mobile: 561-985-3892
Email: info@nyahproject.org
Email (alt): leighann.buchanan@gmail.com

(in-country mobile to be provided upon arrival)

Parent travel consent

Please submit two (2) ORIGINAL, signed and NOTARIZED Parent Travel Consent Forms; three (3) Passport Photos (2" x 2"), and your official US passport. on the designated drop-off date of Wednesday, May 30, 2018. Location: Venture Café Miami, 1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 600, Miami, FL 33136 I Time: 6:30 p.m.

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