IPSL is delighted that you have decided not only to study abroad, but to DO something unique and valuable with your time abroad. By doing volunteer service alongside your coursework, not only will you gain valuable work experience that you can include later on your résumé, you will actually be making a difference in the lives of others; it's up to you to make the world a better place!

We look forward to receiving your application.



The team at IPSL






  1. You can begin the online application, save it, and come back later to complete it. Just remember to copy the link as you exit the application.

  2. Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

  3. Please download the RECOMMENDATION FORM, print it, and fill it out according to the instructions. Recommendations can be emailed to IPSL, but must come from the recommender's email address or the forms can be snail-mailed to our Portland office.

  4. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT(S). IPSL will also need official transcript(s) from your college/university, so please order those and have them sent to us in Portland, OR. (see address below). IPSL can review and approve your application with an unofficial copy of your transcript, but official ones will be required before program start. 

  5. The IPSL Application fee is $75. Once you submit your application IPSL will email an invoice to you, which can be paid by credit/debit card or eCheck online at no additional fee. Or if you prefer, you can mail a check or money order in US$ to the following address.


4110 SE Hawthorne Blvd, #200

Portland, Oregon 97214  USA

Tel. 503-395-IPSL (4775)