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Costs

Program fees cover all housing, food, medical and non-medical staff, translator, and in country transportation. Interns pay for their plane tickets, spending money, and fun travel separately. If you are traveling with a faculty-led chapter, additional fees may apply.

Program Fees for 2-week Outreach Trips

A regular Outreach Trips last for 2 weeks, with:

  • Medical Outreach is available in all of VAW Global’s host countries.
  • Dental Outreach is available in Guatemala, Peru and Vietnam.
  • Veterinary Outreach is available in Peru and Guatemala.
  • Global Health Outreach is available in Guatemala.

Country

Available Outreach

Regular program fee

High season program fee (*)

Medication & Supply fee (**)

Cambodia

Medical

$1895

$1995

$100

Guatemala

Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Global Health

$1895

$1995

$100

Panama

Medical

$1895

$1995

$100

Peru

Medical, Dental, Veterinary

$1895

$1995

$100

Uzbekistan

Medical

$1895

$1995

$100

Vietnam

Medical, Dental

$1895

$1995

$100

(*) High season program fee: VAW Global Health Alliance’s high season is in the months of May and August, as well as from December 24-January 1. If any of a team’s trip days fall within that range, the high season program fee applies.

(**) The Medication & Supply Fund Fee: Funds to purchase the medications & supplies that are utilized for patients throughout the clinics.

Program Fees for 1-week Outreach Trips

A short Outreach Trips (1-week)

  • lasts for 8 days, 7 nights;
  • is available in Guatemala and Panama;
  • is not available during Summer season.

Country

Available Outreach

Regular program fee

High season program fee (*)

Medication & Supply fee (**)

Guatemala

Medical, Dental, Veterinary, Global Health

$990

$1040

$50

Panama

Medical

$990

$1040

$50

(*) High season program fee: VAW Global Health Alliance’s high season is from December 24-January 1. If any of a team’s trip days fall within that range, the high season program fee applies.

(**) The Medication & Supply Fund Fee: Funds to purchase the medications & supplies that are utilized for patients throughout the clinics.

Details of Program Fee

The program fees DO include the following: (1) Food and lodging* in the host community for up to two weeks; (2) In country transportation to and from scheduled work sites; (3) Transportation to and from the airport in the host community; (4) Working with  local partner organizations; (5) Gaining valuable international experience; (6) Orientation in the host community; (7) Access to 24-hour support staff on-site in the host community; (8) Access to support staff prior to departure to the host community; (9) Participation in productive intern work; and (10) Living in communities with VAW Global staff and other interns. Interns should check with their local schools, as some provide college credit for VAW Global’s abroad program.

The program fees DO NOT include (1) Passport, entry, or visa fees; (2) Independent travel during, before or after the program; *(3) Food, lodging and transportation during independent travel; (4) Personal expenses; (5) airfare; or (6) faculty program fees or airfare if traveling with a faculty-led trip.

Program fees may change without notice due to currency exchanges and the unique nature of international travel. Current prices are available on VAW Global’s website.

Program fees cover interns housing, food, clinic transportation and staff while they are in the host community. They cover transportation to and from the airport in the host country if they are flying with the group. It does not include flights or funds for outside/free day activities. Please feel free to read through our full Terms & Conditions.

Dates and Deadlines

Applications are accepted throughout the year and are subject to limited availability. Individual interns will be placed on a team with an existing chapter during dates that are convenient for them. Clubs are run throughout the year at universities throughout the world. International trips take place during winter, spring and summer breaks.

Deposit deadlines are different for every team. Please contact us or your chapter leader for more information. You must purchase your airfare (on your own or through a Travel Agency) and submit your flight details 12 weeks prior to departure so we can arrange airport pick up. All fees are due in full no later than 8 weeks prior to trip departure.

There are no refunds, for any reason, to anybody.  You will only be able to transfer to another trip, if you alert us more than 6 months prior to your trip departure OR up to 8 weeks prior your trip departure with a $250 transfer fee. CFAR Insurance Information will be available for purchase to protect your funds from any losses.