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Staley School of Leadership Studies

Apply for Alternative Breaks

Weekend Breaks Requirements & Application

Upcoming Break: October 18-19, 2019 
Application Deadline: Friday, September 27, Apply Online

  • Cost is $10, participants will participate in one team meeting prior to service experience. 
  • Participants will travel to Allen County Friday evening (October 18), service work will occur all day on Saturday (October 19), and participants will return to Manhattan Saturday evening (October 19).

Winter & Spring Breaks Requirements

Total costs will be $125 for site leaders and $250 for participants. This covers all transportation, food, and housing. See application information below.

For Site Leaders

  • Site Leader applicants must submit an application through the links above.
  • Applicants will be notified by email if they have been selected for interviews.
  • Site Leaders will be expected to spend an average of 2 hours per week on site leader related activities. This includes training sessions, team meetings, and preparation.

For Participants

  • Candidates must submit an application through the links above.
  • Candidates will be notified via e-mail if they have been selected for interviews
  • Participants are expected to be engaged team members in the Alternative Breaks process which includes, attending Active Citizen Summit, team meetings, and Active Citizen Summit Part II.

Winter Breaks Application

Upcoming Break: January 12-17, 2020 
Application Deadline: Friday, September 27, Apply Online

Winter Breaks participants and site leaders are eligible for full or partial scholarships to cover the cost of their Alternative Break experience. Scholarship applications will be available in October. 

Spring Breaks Application

Upcoming Break: March 8-13, 2020
Application available November 2019, Express Interest 

Contact Us

Alternative Breaks
Leadership Studies Building
2nd floor, NE side of the building

785-532-6085 ph

Student Coordinators
Katie Buhler
Gracyn Higley
Siera Shirley