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Teach & Volunteer Abroad Scholarship Terms & Conditions

Applications are open to anyone who is 18 years or over and is willing to complete the CCELT 100-hour TEFL course prior to begining an IVHQ volunteer program.

Applications open at midday on Tuesday 1 March (PST) and close at 5pm on Thursday 17 March (PST).

Applicants will be subscribed to the IVHQ and World Nomads newsletters, which they can choose to opt out of at any time.

A group of finalists will be selected by IVHQ and CCELT and announced via the IVHQ website and social media channels on Monday 4 April (PST).

Finalists will be notified via email and will be required to support IVHQ in building a personal profile to be published on the IVHQ website.

The scholarship winner will be determined via a voting process which will be open for 2 weeks (one vote per email address will be accepted per week).

Voting will open at 5pm on Monday 4 April (PST) and close at 5pm on Monday 18 April (PST).

The winner will receive a scholarship package including the cost of the Registration Fee and Program Fee for a 2-week IVHQ volunteer program, the cost of the 100-hour CCELT TEFL Course, a $1500 travel credit which can be applied to any product sold by STA Travel, and a volunteer travel insurance package from World Nomads.

The winner is responsible for covering the costs associated with traveling to the volunteer program, which includes but is not limited to flights (for any amount over the US$1,500 credit provided by STA Travel), visas, vaccinations, criminal background check and spending money.

The winner can select the destination of his/her volunteer program based on a selection of programs provided by IVHQ which offer Teaching English projects.

The winner must begin the volunteer program in 2016 and the CCELT TEFL course must be completed before the winner begins the program. 

The winner will be responsible for producing written and/or video content while on the program to share how the skills developed from the CCELT TEFL course are being applied to the teaching placement. This content will be shared on the IVHQ website and social media channels.

The winner is also subject to the International Volunteer HQ Terms and Conditions of Service.

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