Want to travel? Apply for our travel scholarship!


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Thu Sep 15, 2016 - Tue Nov 15, 2016


24 East Congress PkwyChicago, IL 60605

HI-Chicago is a busy 500 bed hostel, and interns work closely with Front Desk staff to serve travelers from around the world


HI Chicago is offering 2 Explore America Travel Scholarships!

If you’ve always dreamed of traveling, but weren’t sure where to start, apply for one of HI USA’s Explore America Scholarships. Scholarship recipients will receive 5-10 free overnight stays at HI USA hostels, as well as a $500 travel stipend. You can explore new cities, live like a local and meet people from around the world, right here in the US. From New York and L.A. to Portland and Martha’s Vineyard, each hostel offers a new opportunity to discover what makes our country so unique. Or you may just want to visit somewhere close by, like Madison, WI.

Brief list of eligibility requirements:

Be 18 - 30 years of age

Be a permanent, legal resident of the USA

Reside or attend school within one of the select HI USA metropolitan areas where the Explore America Scholarship is offered (Chicago, Austin or Houston)

Have a strong desire and motivation to experience other people and cultures through hostelling

Plan to take a trip to a HI USA hostel (within the United States) between February 15, 2017 and January 15, 2018

To apply visit: https://www.hiusa.org/programs/travel-scholarships/explore-america


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