Travel Access Project Gap Year Grants

Travel Access Project is excited to announce that we will be awarding ten fully funded scholarships for Gap Year travel and education in 2017.*

Applications Are Now Being Accepted!

Apply Here

Applications are open April 1 through May 31. Winners will be notified by July 1.

We are awarding as many as seven $3000 grants for Gap Year travel during the 2017-18 academic year.

Apply now and share with anyone you know who is interested.

Have Questions?

Check our FAQ page first. If you don’t find the answer there, please email

Want to Help Fund a Grant?

Ten is a great start, but we’d love to award fifty! To do that, we need help. Do you believe a Gap Year is a valuable part of the educational process?

If so, directly support a student NOW.


Do you believe travel is a phenomenal teacher?

Would you like to see students getting the real world experience to augment their formal educations?

Support the Travel Access Project in providing scholarships for students who want to take a Gap Year to expand their educations and gain experience.

Every dollar matters

…and every dollar you give goes directly to a student.


What can you give?

  • $20 buys a book
  • $50 buys a day’s frugal travel
  • $100 supports a week in a youth hostel
  • $150 provides intensive language lessons for a student
  • $200 buys a backpack
  • $500 covers a rail pass
  • $1000 buys a passport, immunizations, travel insurance and visa costs for a year
  • $2000 covers a RTW plane ticket for a Gap Year

*Seven awarded through Travel Access Project, and three that are being funded through Travel Access Project for Go Overseas, American Gap Association & The Wayfinding Academy.