After a competitive application process, Hostelling International USA (HI USA) has selected nine New Orleans area residents for its Explore the World travel scholarship. This $2,000 scholarship is given to help fund an educational or service trip abroad.
HI USA, which will open a new hostel in on Canal Street this winter, seeks to inspire a generation of young people to make the world a better place through travel.
Congratulations Ashton Ingraham, Cynthia Hurtado, Elena Heitke, Joshua Quintana, Holly Neely, Lauren Chauvin, Maya Pelichet, Rula Thabata and Sade Dumas. We cannot wait to see where your travels take you.
– Bret Buckel, Gambel Communications