The Honors and Scholars Programs, in partnership with the Center for Leadership and Service, offer volunteer opportunities to enrolled honors students through the Alternative Break program. The mission of the Alternative Break program is to engage students in meaningful and collaborative community service in an effort to increase awareness of social issues and strengthen the communities in which they serve as well as foster a strong sense of community among trip participants and to the university as a whole. These programs allow students to trade-in their traditional breaks for an in-depth, student-led community service experience while strengthening bonds within and across Honors and Scholars programs.
For 2018, the Honors Alternative Spring Break application will open on January 10 and close on January 17. Students from all programs are welcome to apply. Upon completing the application, you will be prompted to sign up for an interview time. Selected students will be notified by January 26 so that those not selected may sign up for the general alternative break lottery by January 30.
By filling out the application, students agree to adhere to the Alternative Break Agreement of Conduct and to pay the trip cost of $250 if selected. Scholarships are available through the Center for Leadership and Service and can be found on their website.