The Center for Life Beyond Reed

Hostelling International Explore the World Travel Scholarships

Apply through Independent Application Process

Internal Deadline: none - see website for annual deadline, usually May

» Scholarship's official website

Description

Recipients of the scholarship receive $2,000 to help finance an international trip of more than seven days that includes an educational or service component.

Eligibility

  • Be 18 - 30 years of age
  • Be a permanent, legal resident of the USA
  • Reside or attend school in one of the select metropolitan areas where HI USA has a community presence.
  • Have a strong desire and motivation to experience other people and cultures through international travel
  • Plan to take a trip to a destination outside of the 50 United States that incorporates education, volunteerism or service learning.

Selection Criteria

A scholarship committee of local residents will score and select awardees from completed, eligible applications based on the candidate’s ability to:

  • Present a compelling case on why/how the proposed travel will benefit him/herself and others
  • Convey a genuine interest in enhancing intercultural understanding through travel
  • Demonstrate financial need

Application Procedure

Express Advising and Drop-In Hours 

Express Advising w/ Peer Career Advisors

Express Advising is on hiatus until spring semester. However, CLBR is still open and you can schedule an appointment with an advisor. Spring semester Express Advising hours will be posted at the start of the semester.

Drop-In Hours w/ CLBR Staff

Drop-In Hours will resume for spring semester on 1/22/18.

Fellowships Q&A in Commons: Tuesdays, 11:45am-1:15pm

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Grad School, Career, and Internship Q&A in Commons: Fridays, 11:30am-1:30pm

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