Gap Year Partners

Gap Year Partners

Quest University is proud to partner with select Gap Year Programs. In recognition of completion of the following programs, successful applicants will be awarded a $5,000 annual scholarship, renewable for four years. Students wishing to inquire regarding scholarship eligibility should email admissions@questu.ca.

Lattitude global volunteering

Lattitude Global Volunteering is an international youth development charity with over 40 years experience, whose mission is to educate and develop young people worldwide by providing inclusive opportunities to make a positive difference to the lives of others.

Opportunities:

Teaching: Ecuador, Fiji, Ghana

School Assistant: Argentina, Australia, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, UK

Outdoor Education: Australia, New Zealand, UK

Medical: Ghana, Japan

English Teacher: Ecuador, Poland, Vietnam, Spain

Caring: Ecuador, Japan, UK

Community: Ireland, Japan

 

High Mountain Institute

High Mountain Institute offers Gap Year programs in Patagonia and the American West, where students embark on journeys to some of the worlds wildest places to pursue rock climbing and wilderness adventure. All programs focus on conservation, intellectual inquiry and hands-on service.

Opportunities:

Climbing and Conservation: American West to Patagonia

Wilderness and Conservation: American West to Patagonia

Adventure and Conservation: Patagonia

Andes Leadership Semester: Patagonia to Peru

 

Global Citizen Year

Global Citizen Year offers an 8-month cross-cultural immersion and leadership development program in one of four locations: Ecuador, Brazil, India or Senegal. Global Citizen Year Fellows live with a local family and apprentice with a social sector organization in their community, contributing to local initiatives in environmental conservation, education, public health, agriculture or social enterprise. Through this experience, Fellows develop skills and perspectives that guide their education, shape their character, and inform their future leadership.

Opportunities:

Agriculture: Brazil, Ecuador, Senegal

Conservation: Brazil, Ecuador

Education: Brazil, Ecuador, India, Senegal

Environment: Brazil, Ecuador

Social Enterprise: Brazil, Ecuador, Senegal

Social Work: Ecuador

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