FSD Bolivia

Program Start Date

International Development Internships, Research Internships, and Language Immersion all begin during designated start dates throughout the year. Participants should arrive in-country on the program start date in order to participate in the in-country orientation led by FSD's local site team. If you are interested in participating in ProCorps or a Group Service Trip, start dates are flexible and can be customized. Please contact FSD directly for information on flexible start dates at info@fsdbolivia.org

2021 Program Start Dates

WinterSpringSummer 1Summer 2
 January 25 March 15May 24June 14

Application Deadlines

WinterSpringSummer 1
 Early Decision October 15, 2020 December 29, 2020 February 1, 2021
 Application Deadline November 15, 2020 January 15, 2020 April 1, 2021
 Late Application Cutoff December 15, 2020 February 15, 2020 May 1, 2021

Program fee

FSD is a professional  organization on the cutting edge of global grassroots initiatives. All funding for our programs and projects comes from private donors and program fees. Instead of relying on donations to reduce program costs, FSD directly applies more than 80% of our revenue to supporting the efforts of our community partner organizations, at no cost to them. Our fee-for-service model provides partner organizations with the most resources possible and participants with a premier professional development experience.

What costs are included in the FSD program fee?

The program fee covers all the in-country costs of your program, including the following items:
    • Airport pickup
    • One-week orientation
    • Family homestay
    • All meals
    • Local mobile phone or local chip
    • Development training workshops/ cultural activities 
    • A midterm retreat 
    • In-country support from your FSD site team 24/7
    • Seed funding for your project
    • Eligibility for additional project funding
    •  Traveler and  health insurance
    • Money for local transportation ( to and from ONG) 

Summer Program fees

 WeeksCost
 9 $4500
 10 $4700
 11 $4900
 12 $5100
13  $5300

Winter / Fall / Spring 
Program fees

 WeeksCost
9  $4070
 10 $4270
11  $4470
 12 $4670
13  $4870

Early Bird Pricing Option

The more notice our in-country site teams and partner organizations have of your arrival, the better they can prepare and the more effective you will be. Apply early and submit your full program fee by the early application date to take $400 off the amount listed.


The early bird deadlines are October 1 (Winter), November 1 (Spring), March 15 (Summer) and June 1 (Fall)