HI USA News

  • HI USA Awards 11 Travel Scholarships in Southern California

    HI USA is proud to announce the recipients of the 2016 Explore the World Scholarships for the Los Angeles and San Diego area. The $2,000 scholarship was awarded to eleven individuals who best demonstrated a strong desire and motivation to experience other people and cultures through international travel. Over 400 individuals applied for the scholarship

    The 11 winners are:

    • Annemarie Carignan - San Diego State University
    • Nastassja Carusetta - University of California, San Diego
    • Annica Ly - University of California, San Diego
    • Leah Schroeder - San Diego State University
    • Joey Uy - University of California, San Diego
    • Ruqayya Ahmad - University of California, Irvine
    • Ismael Canizalez - University of California, Irvine
    • Amy Fan - University of California, Irvine
    • Emmeline Kim - University of Southern California
    • Ruby Ortega - California State University of Channel Islands
    • Angela Vo - Santa Monica College

    They will travel to diverse locations including Turkey, Brazil, Spain, Germany, Hong Kong, South Africa, Israel, and Jordan.

    HI USA will be celebrating the awardees at a reception at HI Los Angeles Santa Monica hostel on August 10, 2016 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and at HI San Diego Point Loma hostel on September 8, 2016 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

    To learn more about our Explore the World Scholarship program or to receive an invitation to either event, please contact Teresa Love at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

    To donate to the Travel Scholarship fund, visit https://www.hiusa.org/donate