Nyah Project
Travel Awakens Leaders


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Do you want to be a Nyah Project Fellow?   

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 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

The application period for the 2018 Nyah Fellowship Program closed at 11:59 PM EST on January 22, 2018. Nyah Project online applications will re-open for the 2019 Nyah Fellowship Program during the fall of 2018. If you have any questions about the application, please contact our team via email at: info@nyahproject.org.