Scholarships

The next Scholarship Competition will be open in January 2015, please check back for more details then! 

Please note that 2013 Connect-123 Scholarship Competition is now closed.  For more information about the recipients, please click here.

2013 International Scholarship Competition!

Win Connect-123's scholarship competition and we’ll waive the program fee for a customized internship or volunteer program in any of our 5 destinations – BarcelonaBuenos AiresCape TownDublin or Shanghai!  This year, we’re offering two scholarships:

First Place:  entire program fee waived for any destination

Runner-up:  50% discount off the program fee for any destination

How to Enter

  1. This year, we’ll be selecting the best videos that address our theme “Creating Change”.  Based on your experience or insight, show us what creating change means for you!  Videos will be judged based on creativity, enthusiasm and impact. 
  2. To get started, register here and we will email you a Scholarship Entry Form. Once you’ve completed your video (max 3 minutes), fill out the form and email it back to us at: scholarships@connect-123.com.  
  3. Then upload your video to YouTube, making sure that the title follows this format: “Your Name:  Connect-123 Scholarship Entry 2013”
  4. Our judges will select the top 5 videos which will then be posted on our Facebook page for voting.
  5. Winners will be announced via our blog on April 3, 2013.
  6. If you apply for a Connect-123 program, and then win a scholarship, we will refund any fees you have paid to us (up to the scholarship value), so please do not delay your application until winners are announced.  We'd like as much time as possible to find the best internship and volunteer opportunities for you!
  7. Winners have up to one year from April 3, 2013 to use the scholarship.
  8. Entries must be received by 12:00pm EST March 15, 2013.