Did you know that, even with the inclusion of their gap year, Impact 360 Gap Year alumni still finish college at a rate faster than the national average?

It’s true! The majority of our Gap Year alumni finish college in about 4.2 years, while the national average for college students is 6 years. More time in college = more money spent. The value of Impact 360 Gap Year is multifaceted, and it starts with your time.

Colleges and universities recognize the value of a Gap Year; in fact, Harvard University Admissions suggests students take a Gap Year to spend their time in a meaningful way before attending college. Many of these schools see the importance of a Gap Year, and offer unique scholarship because of it. At Impact 360, we know that students want a quality, but affordable college education. We also know that college tuition can be extremely expensive. But it doesn’t have to be that way!

Impact 360 was founded out of a conviction that many college students, when faced with difficult questions about their faith, struggle to answer what they believe, and why they believe it. Many end up abandoning their faith entirely. That’s why over the past 11 years, we have been training students to know why they believe what they believe, be who God created them to be, and live what they learn. Today, our Gap Year students and alumni are living as Christ-centered influencers at their universities and in their communities all over the world!

You probably know that Impact 360 Gap Year equips students to own their faith throughout the college years. But what you might not know is that Impact 360 could also benefit you another way: financially. For example, consider our academic partner, Union University. At Union, Impact 360 Gap Year alumni receive a minimum scholarship package of $15,000 per year and still have the opportunity to earn more scholarships on top of that! Robbie Graves of Union says this:

“Union University values our exclusive academic partnership with Impact 360 and the shared vision of raising up a generation of Christ-centered servant leaders. Impact 360 graduates have been equipped with Christian worldview experiences and opportunities that make them ideal candidates for enrollment at Union University. These students tend to personify the core values that we hold dear at Union—Excellence-Driven, Christ-Centered, People-Focused, and Future-Directed. In an effort to encourage students to complete their degree at Union University and to help make Christian education affordable, Union University is pleased to offer a minimum total scholarship package of $15,000 per year to students who complete the Impact 360 Gap Year experience.”

Another great example is Mississippi College. As an Impact 360 Gap Year alumni, you’ll receive a base scholarship of $12,000 per year, with the opportunity with the opportunity to earn more. Kyle Brantley on Mississippi College says this:

“This is the highest category of our academic matrix. We know Impact students are some of the best, most influential, well-rounded students we have had in our student body, so this is our way of acknowledging that and opening the door as wide as we can to have more come to us. And this is just the base award; they still have the same opportunity as everyone else to receive ‘stackable scholarships.’

If you’re looking for an experience where you can become grounded in faith, develop a community of like-minded peers, and make an investment in your future, Impact 360 Gap Year is for you. It’s simple: Come to Impact 360 Gap Year, explore a college or university program that fits you, and attend college on an exclusive Gap Year alumni scholarship. In the end, Impact 360 Gap Year could save you thousands on your college costs.

Be sure to talk with the Impact 360 Enrollment Team about more exciting academic opportunities, as well as how you can apply for Impact 360 Gap Year today!