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The application will open on August 5, 2024.


Please note: Your passport will need to be valid for at least 6 months after your return to the USA. If you need a new or renewed passport, regular processing time is 6-8 weeks


Please check the CDC for recommended vaccinations for travel to Brazil and act accordingly. 

Non-US Passport holders: contact Beth Mercer-Taylor immediately (

US Passport holders: no visa needed.


Application opens: August 5, 2024

Application deadline: September 5, 2024


If accepted, the following items must be completed:

  • Confirmation & Payment Agreement

  • Emergency Contacts

  • Health & Safety Orientation 

  • Health Information 

  • Passport Information 

  • Travel Insurance Registration

  • Supplemental Release & Waiver

More information about these items will be provided after you apply.

Next Steps

After you submit your application, you will receive an email notification confirming that your application was received. Your application is then reviewed by our program team. You will be notified of an acceptance decision by email. If accepted, you will be assigned a travel preparation checklist, which you will complete to confirm your participation in the program. If you decide not to continue with the application process, email with cc to to withdraw your application. 

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