If you are looking to travel abroad to Latin America to learn, intern or volunteer, check out www.LIVFund.org.
LIVFund is a brand new non-profit organization that supports learn, intern and volunteer initiatives in Latin America through the LIVFund Scholarship.
This unique funding opportunity allows you to put the money you are awarded towards the abroad program of your choice. You can even design your own program if you’d like as LIVFund also supports people who prefer to experience Latin America “indie” style.
If you are over the age of 18 and have plans to learn, intern or volunteer abroad in one of the following countries for at least one week, you are eligible to apply. Gap year students are encouraged to apply.
Countries include: Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, Venezuela.
LIVFund will award two US$500 scholarships per month to selected recipients. While not an astounding amount of cash, US$500 can go quite a long ways in Central and South America.
Candidates coming to Latin America with an organized program, designing their own program or still waiting to be accepted to an abroad program are all eligible to apply. Students, interns and volunteers who are already abroad are also eligible to receive funding.
Applications are accepted year-round.