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Alternative Break Program Project Timeline

2021-2022 Academic Year 

This year, we will only be accepting proposals for summer projects and encourage domestic and local locations. 

Info Session & Application Schedule

Applicants must submit a preliminary proposal, in order to submit a final proposal. 

  • Information Sessions 
  • Preliminary Proposals
    • Webform opens: Wednesday, September 22
    • Webform submission deadline: Tuesday, November 30 at 11:59 p.m.
    • Response with feedback to applicants: Tuesday, December 14
  • Final Proposals
    • Proposal template sent to folks who submitted preliminary proposals: Wednesday, December 1 
    • Webform opens: Tuesday, December 14
    • Webform submission including all materials due: Wednesday, January 19 at 11:59 p.m.
    • Pitch Days: Thursday, February 3 and Friday, February 4 (sign up via Final Proposal Webform)
    • Response with final decisions to applicants: Wednesday, February 9 

Program Schedule

Project members must attend the following program components.

  • Leader Lunch (project leaders only)
    • Friday, February 25
  • Trainings
    • Friday, March 25 (location and time to be determined)
    • Friday, April 1 (location and time to be determined)
    • Friday, April 8 (location and time to be determined)
  • Annual Gala
    • Thursday, April 21, Details in Invitation 

Alternative Break Program


515 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-1371

9:00 a.m.–5:00p.m.