Nyah Project
Travel Awakens Leaders


Application Period Open: Your Life Changing Opportunity Awaits. Apply Today by January 10, 2020


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Do you want to be a Nyah Project Fellow?   Please complete the online application below. 

Eligible candidates

  • You have a positive attitude and are excited about new experiences, new cultures, new people, and of course, travel.

  • You are teen residing in Broward or Miami-Dade County, Florida, and are between 15 – 18 years old.

  • You have demonstrated a record of volunteerism in your community through extracurricular activities and non-school affiliated services projects.

  • You have a financial need or economic disadvantage and/or your total annual family income is below $75,000.

  • You are currently enrolled in high school and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

  • You have a U.S. passport that is valid for at least 12 months from June 1st of the year for which you are seeking a fellowship, or you will apply for a U.S. passport by the application deadline.

  • You can meet all Program Deadlines (see below).

  • Your parents/guardians complete all applicable written consent and release forms as well as eSign your online application.

What’s included

  • International airfare

  • All in-country accommodations and meals 

  • Cultural excursions and service learning activities

  • In-country support and travel chaperones

  • Group travel and medical insurance

  • Mandatory vaccinations (as applicable)

Application Instructions & Deadlines

  • DEADLINE: Program applications must submitted online and received by the Nyah Project no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on the deadline of Friday, January 10, 2020.  (no exceptions).

  • Applicants who are accepted as NYAH PROJECT FINALISTS will be notified no later than January 17, 2020 and must submit via Submittable all Finalist Supporting Documents in the manner instructed by January 27, 2020.

  •  All NYAH PROJECT FINALISTS must participate in the weekend LEAD Workshop (February 15 -16, 2020) to be considered as a fellow for summer International Experiential Leadership Fellowship in Rwanda.

  • If you have any questions about the application, please contact our team via your Submittable application portal at: info@nyahproject.org.

Additional Materials

You Help spread the word.  Please download the Fellowship Application Flyer (.png and .pdf) below to share among your network.  Just in case you missed the info sessions hosted by our Nyah Fellows, watch the video below or on our Facebook Page.