HQ’s Alternative Break Scholarship in New Zealand, 2019


International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) is proud to present the Alternative Break Scholarship, offering individuals of all nationalities the chance to make a meaningful impact through volunteer work abroad. Founded by Daniel John Radcliffe in 2007, IVHQ is a New Zealand-based volunteer travel company with a mission to revolutionize the landscape of volunteer travel. The Alternative Break Scholarship provides an opportunity for participants to contribute to community development projects while gaining valuable international experience.

Overview of the Scholarship:

  • Sponsor: International Volunteer HQ Limited
  • Application Deadline: November 20, 2019
  • Course Level: Volunteer & Intern Program
  • Award: US$1000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • Eligibility: Open to citizens of any nationality aged 18 and above
  • Location: The award can be utilized in the United States

About International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ):
IVHQ has established itself as a leading organization in the realm of volunteer travel, facilitating impactful experiences for individuals seeking to make a difference. With a diverse range of programs focusing on education, environmental conservation, healthcare, and community development, IVHQ empowers volunteers to contribute meaningfully to global causes while immersing themselves in different cultures and communities.


Why choose IVHQ?
Participating in IVHQ programs offers more than just the opportunity to volunteer abroad. It provides a platform for personal growth, cultural exchange, and learning. By engaging with local communities and collaborating with fellow volunteers, participants gain invaluable insights, develop leadership skills, and forge meaningful connections that extend beyond borders.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Nationality: Citizens from any country are eligible to apply.
  • Course or Subjects: The scholarship is open to individuals seeking alternative breaks from the traditional spring, summer, or winter breaks, with a focus on creating positive change through international volunteer experiences.
  • Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate a genuine motivation to volunteer abroad or undertake an international internship. Employees of IVHQ, Intern Abroad HQ, Global, and their affiliates, as well as their immediate families, are not eligible to apply.

Application Process:

  • How to Apply: Interested individuals can register their application online.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants are required to submit a recent photo, video, and blog content to support their application.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants must ensure they meet the requirements to support the chosen project or internship.
  • Language Requirement: Non-native English speakers must provide satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS results.

Benefits of the Scholarship:

  • Program: Recipients will participate in a 2-week volunteer or intern abroad program with IVHQ, gaining hands-on experience in their chosen field.
  • Flight Voucher: A flight voucher valued at US$1000 will be provided by IVHQ Flights to assist with travel expenses.
  • Travel Insurance: Recipients will receive travel insurance coverage up to the value of US$150.
  • Certificate: Participants will also receive the ‘Certificate in International Volunteering’ online course from Global Travel Academy, enhancing their credentials in the field of international volunteering.

The International Volunteer HQ’s Alternative Break Scholarship in New Zealand offers a unique opportunity for individuals to engage in meaningful volunteer work abroad while receiving financial support and valuable resources. By participating in IVHQ programs, recipients not only contribute to positive change but also gain personal and professional development opportunities that will impact their lives and the lives of others. Seize this chance to make a difference and embark on a transformative journey with IVHQ. Apply now and be part of the global movement for change.


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