How to Apply

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What We Look For

The Give A Hand team is looking for inquisitive students who are passionate about solving problems facing the world and eager to make an impact on other. All high school students attending grades 9 through 12 and who meet the qualifications specified below are eligible to apply to the Give A Hand programs.

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Deadlines

All prospective volunteers have to fill out the application form which includes a short essay and upload all the required documents by April 15th, 2019.

All students who have submitted a complete application will hear back from us by May 15th, 2019. Only the complete applications that include all of the required documents and are submitted by the above-specified deadline will be taken into consideration. Accepted volunteers must reply to us and pay the program fee (if not waived ) by May 30th, 2019 to confirm their spot in the program.

Due to our limited quota, we cannot accept everyone who applied to our programs. All applicants will be evaluated based on their interests, achievements, and prior experiences.

 

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Program Requirements

To be able to apply to the programs, the student must be proficient in English. All classes, activities, and communication will be in English.

Volunteer students are in charge of covering the cost of their transportation to Turkey, personal purchases, and insurance during the program.

The cost of the 2019 summer programs is 2500 USD. This cost includes tax, accommodation, cultural tours specified in the program description, daily transportation to work sites, academic programs, personal security, and three meals.

BankInformation
Company Name : IYI ILETISIM REKLAM HIZMETLERI VE FILMCILIK LTD STI.
Acount Number : 401 - 9075711
Iban No : TR74 0006 2000 4010 0009 0757 11
Bank Name : TURKIYE GARANTI BANKASI
Brunch : 401 - 9075711
Swift Code : TGBATRISXXX

There is need-based aid given to students who have been accepted into one of our programs. Please email info@giveahand.help for more information on this regard.

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Required Documentation

All the contracts and documentation provided below must be uploaded to the application form in a PDF format. By signing these contracts you are agreeing to fulfill all responsibilities associated with the program you applied to.



Parent Consent Form: This form should be filled and signed by the parent of the student. Please click here to download a copy of the Parent Consent form.

Copy of ID or ID page of passport

1 passport size photo





Responsibilities

All volunteers must be present during the entirety of the program. Participation in all volunteer activities and academic lectures is mandatory for the successful completion of the program. Only students who have completed the program will earn a Certificate of Competition. All volunteers are expected to comply with the rules put forth by their mentors and complete all preparation requested by the program leaders prior to their arrival and during the program. Failure to comply with rules will result in a request for the volunteer’s dismissal from the program.

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Written Exercise Instructions

The written short essay is designed to help us evaluate the students’ interest and role in the program.
Students must answer the questions stated below in an essay format. The essay must be between 300-500 words and completed independently by the student.



Essay Question

How will you contribute to the specific program you are applying to? (This could be anything from prior experiences and perspectives to skills. If you’re applying to our Istanbul program, please specify what you would like to or be able to teach the Syrian refugee children during the summer school.)

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