Tag Archives: Service

Go Farther and Discover

Uriel was awarded our MVT — Most Valuable Traveler Continue reading

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Lizbeth Finds a Second Family in Panama

When Lizbeth first applied to Farther Foundation for an enrichment travel scholarship she was excited that a home stay with a local family would be part of her program because she would, “learn more about the family’s culture by being … Continue reading

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Making an impact while studying abroad

When Juan first applied to Farther Foundation for an enrichment travel scholarship he said, “I’ve always been confined to the boundaries of the city’s south side. While this in itself is not necessarily bad, it’s not what I want my … Continue reading

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Community Service in Argentina

Christopher is a senior at De La Salle High School in Chicago and a participant in the Highsight program, one of the great organizations we partner with to provide academic and social support to students from low-income families in Chicago. … Continue reading

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Mid-year report now available online

Another 18 eager and deserving students have been awarded Farther Foundation enrichment scholarships to help them participate in unique and life changing educational travel programs this summer. Our scholars will travel to 12 countries on 5 continents and study at … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution

As we arrive at the turn of another year, Farther Foundation resolves to continue to provide opportunities for deserving students to have life changing experiences across the country and around the world. We would like to thank all of our … Continue reading

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Student essay contest winners for 2010

Each year, Farther Foundation provides opportunities for economically disadvantaged high school students from the Chicago area to travel worldwide and interact with individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences. They participate in programs where they are immersed in new cultures, learn … Continue reading

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