HI USA Explore America Application 

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Deadline: March 1, 2020 11:59 pm PST
Applicants may only submit ONE application.

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CONTACT INFORMATION








      
PREVIOUS TRAVEL INFORMATION
Please tell us about your previous travel experience.



      
EXPLORE AMERICA TRAVEL INFORMATION
This award is valid for 4-7 dorm overnights at one or more of HI USA's hostels. 
Hostels with an (S) are seasonal and are not open year-round.      

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Please select the hostels you would most like to visit in each of the desired states.  
(S) indicates the hostel is seasonal.

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SCHOOL, CAREER INFORMATION





      
HI USA INFORMATION

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EXPLORE AMERICA APPLICATION AGREEMENT
By signing and submitting this application:

I (signed below name) verify that the information I have provided on this application, and in supplemental materials, is true and accurate. 

I understand that if I have misrepresented any information during the application process that I will not be eligible to receive the HI USA Explore America Award, and that I will have to return any monies already disbursed to me (if applicable).
 
I have read and understand the Program Details and agree to comply with the requirements if I receive and accept an HI USA Explore America award.

In addition, I give permission for my name and submission to be used by HI USA in the event that I am selected for the Explore America Award.

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REFERENCES
Please submit two non-family references.  
Include name, relationship to you, and email or phone number.  



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Travel must fall between February 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020.  Funds will not be available to request until 1/20/19 (upon completion of initial requirements.)

1000 character limit (includes spaces)

250 character limit (includes spaces)

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Applicants may only submit ONE application for the 2018 Explore America Award.
ELIGIBILITY INFORMATION
     

Applicants must be 18-30 at the time of application.     

     

Applicants must be a permanent legal resident of the US (US citizen, possess a Green Card) or DACA recipient.

     

To be eligible to receive the award, an applicant must meet at least one of the following financial criteria:
Recipients will need to submit documentation to verify this information; 
either a copy of the 2017 tax return (if claimed as a dependent, this includes parental information) or a financial aid award letter indicating receipt of the Pell Grant.

     

Applicants must reside or attend school within the HI USA community to which he/she is applying.  Please see the Program Details for a complete description.


This is the county or borough of the address above. Please do not enter the country (USA) or state abbreviation.


Please note, awardees will need to submit documentation showing proof of address.
      
Applications without an address within the area will not be considered. 

Recipients will need to submit verification of the address within the selected HI USA Metropolitan Area prior to claiming the award.