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What studying abroad in Costa Rica means

Written on Monday, January 16th, 2012 by admin

In the words of LIVFund Scholarship applicant Kayla Oliver, studying abroad in Costa Rica means… Culture. The people, the places, the food – all things unknown to me, but that I cannot wait to experience. Opportunity. I had never dreamed of traveling, this is a chance of a lifetime, and one that will help me… Continue Reading »

Study abroad in Latin America is on the rise

Written on Thursday, December 29th, 2011 by admin

According to the Institute of International Education (IIE), study abroad in less traditional destinations like Latin America is on the rise! And, the good news is that there is now a scholarship to make your study abroad experience in Latin America even more affordable. That’s the LIVFund Scholarship, of course! At LIVFund, we give out awards… Continue Reading »

Study abroad in Costa Rica, A Christmas wish come true

Written on Monday, December 26th, 2011 by admin

A message from LIVFund Scholarship winner Olivia Zug. Feliz Navidad, amigos! It’s Christmas, I’m sitting in my room only accompanied by Shakira, staring at my hurricane of a packing job, and I’m nervous.  Will I seriously be in Costa Rica in just a little over 24 hours?  It seems unbelievable. First, I’ll describe myself a… Continue Reading »

Get to know the art and music that makes Latin America come alive with Performing Arts Abroad

Written on Saturday, December 10th, 2011 by admin

Not interested in a traditional study abroad program? Check out Performing Arts Abroad for a creative alternative. LIVFund supports participants who enroll in Performing Arts Abroad programs in Costa Rica, Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands. You can study, intern or volunteer abroad with a focus in dance, theater or music. Latin America is a place… Continue Reading »

LIVFund Best Treehugger Pioneer Award: Trash Art takes the cake

Written on Friday, November 18th, 2011 by admin

Meet Priscilla, winner of the LIVFund Best Treehugger Pioneer Award. A member of the CIEE Costa Rica Sustainability and the Environment team, Priscilla has created Trash Art to promote environmental awareness in Monteverde, Costa Rica. She works with students to create practical and artistic products using recycled materials. Priscilla says her project is “a way to… Continue Reading »