Hostelling International Explore America Hostel Scholarship

Hostelling International Explore America Hostel Scholarship

Hostelling International is offering scholarships for residents of Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston and Chicago to help make their dream trip in America a reality. Scholarship winners will receive vouchers for 75% discounts redeemable at HI USA hostels. To be considered for the scholarship, candidates must:

   • Be between 18 and 30 years of age
   • Be a permanent, legal resident of the United States
   • Live in one of these metropolitan areas:
      • Austin
      • Dallas/Fort Worth
      • Houston
      • Chicago
   • Have a strong desire and motivation to experience other people and cultures
   • Plan to take your trip to an American destination within the next six months

In return, you’ll agree to:

   • Tag posts and photos about your travel experience at least three times
      with #explorethe world and @hiusa
   • Participate in at least one in-house hostel activity in order to meet other travelers
      and to experience the culture of hostelling
   • Participate in at least one activity that the hostel hosts in the local community
      (for example, a walking tour or a museum tour) in order to learn about
      the local community and meet other travelers
   • Complete a short post-travel report on your travel experience and submit at least
      three additional photos that can be shared in the HI USA newsletters, website,
      and social media.

The deadline to apply is rolling, so applications will be reviewed throughout the year.
Apply Here.

For more details visit the Hostelling International USA site.