Tivnu is committed to making its Gap Year accessible to young adults of all economic backgrounds. Over 60% of past participants have received some financial assistance. Please see information about financial aid below. Priority consideration for tuition assistance and for internship placement will be given to early applicants. Late applications will be accepted as space permits.
$29,180 for early bird applications received by January 1, 2021
$31,180 for application received by March 1, 2021
$33,180 for applications after by May 1, 2021
An additional $175 tool fee is applied for participants who engage in construction as part of their internship schedule.
- Housing and utilities
- Supplies for internships
- Educational sessions, field learning, activities, excursions and trips
- Transportation to and from the worksite and all Tivnu programs
- Staffing includes consistent one-on-one coaching and mentoring
Tuition does not cover transportation to and from Portland for the Gap Year program itself or incidental living expenses such as entertainment, personal items, personal travel, etc. The tuition represents a large percentage of the total cost of supporting each participant; the remainder is offset by the generous support of donors.
Financial Aid: Tivnu is committed to making its Gap Year accessible to young adults of all economic backgrounds. Please contact Steve Eisenbach-Budner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-232-1864 with any questions about the affordability of the program for your family. Need-based financial aid is available. Please note that financial aid applications are due at the same time as program applications and priority consideration for tuition assistance will be given to early applicants. The financial aid application is located at https://sssbynais.org/parents; please use the school code 201518. For assistance with the financial aid application steps, call 1-800-344-8328.
We are deeply appreciative of the Zidell Family Foundation, which sponsors two $10,000 scholarships. Two applicants who have completed our tuition assistance application will be chosen by Tivnu; no extra application is necessary. If needed, additional assistance may be granted as well.
Refer a friend discount. If you tell a friend about Tivnu and both of you are accepted and enrolled in the program, each of you will get a $500 discount off the program price.