Scholarship Opportunities

Alternative Spartan Breaks is so excited to announce that we will now be offering scholarships to ASB members to help offset the costs of a trip. If a flight is needed, full scholarships do not cover the cost of a flight. 

Full Scholarships

Winter Promoter

Create something web based (a blog, a video, a condensed vlog, etc.) of your Winter ASB trip and your journey through your social issue. We want to know (and see!) how ASB has impacted you. Your final product should be something we can share across social media platforms. Max 10 minutes if a video/vlog and max 5000 words total if blog post(s). This is an opportunity for you to show us your trip, so get creative! This is something to be completed after your trip returns to East Lansing and will be awarded in the form of a reimbursement. Apply here! Applications are due February 8th  at 11:59pm.

Reimbursement up to $400

Spring Promoter

Create something web based (a blog, a video, a condensed vlog, etc.) of your Winter ASB trip and your journey through your social issue. We want to know (and see!) how ASB has impacted you. Your final product should be something we can share across social media platforms. Max 10 minutes if a video/vlog and max 5000 words total if blog post(s). This is an opportunity for you to show us your trip, so get creative! This is something to be completed after your trip returns to East Lansing and will be awarded in the form of a reimbursement. Apply here! Applications are due April 3rd  at 11:59pm.  

Reimbursement up to $400

Winter Mover and Shaker

Tell us what being an active citizen means to you, what you’re doing to be an active citizen, and what you plan to do to continue growing as an active citizen through ASB! This scholarship will be awarded before you depart on your trip. Limited to 1000 words. This scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of your submission and financial need as proven through the financial aid office. Apply here! Applications are due November 16th at 11:59pm.

Reimbursement up to $400


Spring Mover and Shaker

Tell us what being an active citizen means to you, what you’re doing to be an active citizen, and what you plan to do to continue growing as an active citizen through ASB! This scholarship will be awarded before you depart on your trip. Limited to 1000 words. This scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of your submission and financial need as proven through the financial aid office. Apply here! Applications are due February 1st at 11:59pm.

Reimbursement up to $400

spring weekend mover and shaker

Tell us what being an active citizen means to you, what you’re doing to be an active citizen, and what you plan to do to continue growing as an active citizen through ASB! This scholarship will be awarded before you depart on your trip. Limited to 500 words. This scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of your submission and financial need as proven through the financial aid office. Apply here! Applications are due March 22nd at 11:59pm. Up to full trip cost

Winter Weekend mover and shaker

Tell us what being an active citizen means to you, what you’re doing to be an active citizen, and what you plan to do to continue growing as an active citizen through ASB! This scholarship will be awarded before you depart on your trip. Limited to 500 words. This scholarship will be awarded based on a combination of your submission and financial need as proven through the financial aid office. Apply here! Applications are due November 2nd at 11:59pm.

Up to full trip cost

Partial Scholarships

Site Leader of the Year Award

Did your site leaders go above and beyond the call of duty? How did your site leader demonstrate active citizenship? ASB wants to recognize their hard work, so tell us why your site leader deserves this award! Nominate both or one site leader for the Site Leader of the Year Award! Winners will receive $100 each for being the best site leader. Max 500 words. Nominate your site leader Apply here! Nominations are due by April 3rd at 11:59pm.

Winter Most transformed breaker

Has your trip made an impact on your life? Did your trip change your perspective on a social issue? ASB wants to hear your story! Tell us how ASB has impacted you after going on your trip and what you plan to do with what you learned! This is something to be completed after your trip returns to East Lansing and will be awarded in the form of a reimbursement. Limit is 1000 words. The winner of this scholarship will receive $125. Apply here! Applications are due February 8th  at 11:59pm.

Spring Most transformed breaker

Has your trip made an impact on your life? Did your trip change your perspective on a social issue? ASB wants to hear your story! Tell us how ASB has impacted you after going on your trip and what you plan to do with what you learned! This is something to be completed after your trip returns to East Lansing and will be awarded in the form of a reimbursement. Limit is 1000 words. The winner of this scholarship will receive $125. Apply here! Applications are due April 3rd  at 11:59pm.

 All scholarship winners announced at ASB Celebration on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019