Program Costs

The program is heavily subsidized by Project Children to minimize costs to students. Below is a breakdown of what Project Children will cover, and what students are expected to cover.

Covered by Project Children:

  • Return flights from Ireland to the US.
  • All internal flights within the US.
  • Return bus travel from Belfast to Dublin Airport.
  • Full medical insurance for the duration of your stay in the US.
  • Accommodation and food while in the US.
  • Travel expenses to and from your internship.
  • $150 weekly stipend.
  • SEVIS fee and J1 US administration costs.

Covered by participant:

  • Non-refundable program fee of £100 to secure your place if selected.
  • $160 J1 processing fee paid direct to the US consulate (subject to change).
  • Travel insurance to cover your belongings (optional).
  • Spending money.