Up with People is a global education and arts organization whose goal is to bridge cultural barriers and create global understanding through service and music. Our program offers a unique, unparalleled experience for its international students through the unique mix of program components:
Multi-continent international travel
Experiential and workshop-based education focused on leadership, communication, global awareness and personal development.
Students from all parts of the world are invited to travel abroad with UWP for one or two semesters. Each international tour embarks with nearly 100 participants ages 18 – 29 from more than 15 countries. With a diverse student group like this, no matter where in the world the tour goes, students are having an international experience!
Up with People aims to encourage people to action in meeting the needs of their communities, countries and the world, while building bridges of understanding as a foundation for world peace. Through travel and cultural immersion, Up with People has provided students with an international education and a passageway to see the world.
UWP Global Education Program offers a fantastic option for its participants! Eligible students are able to earn 12 academic credits (full-time equivalent) while traveling abroad with Up with People. This program is delivered through our partnership with Florida Southern College (FSC). For more information, please visit www.upwithpeople.org/student-info/collegecredit/
Application process and requirements
To apply to the Up with People Program, applicants need to complete the free online application form at https://apply.upwithpeople.org/. Once they have submitted the application form applicants will be contacted by Up With People to schedule an interview.
Upon acceptance into the Up with People program, all students will receive further information on financial assistance and fundraising ideas. Scholarship applications are available approximately six months prior to the start date of each program.