Apply Now for EIL Explore 2019 - Funded Overseas Learning Opportunities

Posted on 30 Oct 2018

The EIL Explore programme supports participants with an interest in global issues to travel abroad for the purpose of volunteering, cultural immersion, or language education through a variety of awards.

This year Explore will sponsor 45 FUNDED overseas learning opportunities to applicants on a variety of issues/topics.

Under 18 awards:

  • Japan Award x 1  
  • Ecuador Award x 1
  • Vermont Awards x 6
  • Secondary School in Europe x 4
  • International Summer School x 2

Over 18 years:

  • Cork Institute of Technology Award x 2
  • Mexico Award x 1
  • Access Student Award x 5
  • Mature Student Award x 2
  • NUIG ALIVE Award x 2
  • Global Awareness Programme x 4
  • Hong Kong Exchange (Foróige) x 10

These awards are targeted primarily at:

  • People who under ordinary circumstances would not have the opportunity to travel abroad for social or financial reasons.
  • People who are active volunteers in their own communities.

For more information on the awards and to apply, check out: or email

The deadline for applications is 12pm, 7 December 2018.

EIL Explore programmes