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    Top Japanese medical students connect with their Bay Area peers to compare health care systems during the Exploring Health Care Program.

    Explore health care from diverse viewpoints
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    VIA volunteers work with local nonprofit organizations in communities seldom accessed by outsiders.

    Join a local nonprofit
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    Students from Japan and from the Bay Area explore social entrepreneurship during the Exploring Social Innovation Program.

    Impact your community through cross-cultural exchange
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    Teachers are deeply revered and students are enthusiastic learners in the schools where we work.

    Make learning come alive
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    VIA prioritizes partnerships that improve access to educational resources.

    Inspire and make a difference

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Voices from the field: 2014 Fellows at Thailand training

Video report: VIA's new cohort of long-term service fellows talk about what they're looking forward to, and what they're hoping to accomplish in the coming year.

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VIA wins grant for new high school program

VIA is excited to announce that we have been awarded a grant to run a new program taking high school students to Hong Kong and mainland China in summer 2015. The program will focus on cross-cultural exchange and environmental education. Read more here.


Save the Date: VIA reunion on Oct. 26

Catch up with old friends at VIA's annual reunion on the Stanford campus on Sunday, Oct. 26. More details on the Evite here, and hope to see you there!

VIA's Mission

VIA provides innovative experiential learning programs in Asia and the United States that promote cross-cultural understanding, build partnerships, and offer transformative experiences for our participants and the communities they serve.


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*Nov 30, 2014- Round 1 Deadline

*Jan 15, 2015- Round 2 Deadline

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