Official Application

Thank you for your interest in the undergraduate Alternative Spring Break trip to Leon, Nicaragua. This trip is a fun opportunity for students to explore another culture and do something that makes a significant impact in a developing country. Please take the time to complete this application thoughtfully and completely. This is our way to get to know who YOU are and select the right people for the trip.
 Please return this application to the Albert Schweitzer Institute by September 25th, 2009 at 5pm
  Did you attend an information session?
1. Why do you want to spend your spring break serving others? If you have gone on a trip, what more do you hope to get out of the trip and what could you offer to the group?   2. What are your greatest skills and qualities that you would bring to the trip? What are your greatest weaknesses?
3. How might you use this spring break experience to contribute to the Quinnipiac community? 4. How might you use your learning from the classroom, your major, or involvement in a club on a service trip?
5. Please list any previous community service involvement at Quinnipiac or in your community. 6. What does teamwork mean to you?
7. If you are reapplying, what personal growth have you experienced since applying last year or what have you done to service your community either at Quinnipiac or otherwise that you feel makes you a desirable candidate for Nicaragua 2008?  

Please list two people we may contact as personal references. Please choose at least one person (staff, faculty, or student leader) from Quinnipiac University.