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Zablan awarded Audrey S. Furukawa Study Abroad Scholarship

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Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Luana Zablan, a junior Art major at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, received the Audrey S. Furukawa Study Abroad Scholarship in the amount of $1000 for the fall semester.

Zablan, a Kanu o ka ‘Aina alumna who carries a 3.7 grade point average, is currently attending Anglo-American University, Czech Republic.

The ASF Study Abroad Scholarship was created to provide a UH Hilo student with an opportunity to study abroad and begin their global education journey. The scholarship is available to full-time and classified UH Hilo students who meet the following criteria:

• 24 completed college credits at time of departure
• 3.2 cumulative UH Hilo GPA
• Studying abroad for at least one semester
• No prior studying abroad experiences of over a month
• Recipient must return to UH Hilo upon completion of study abroad program

To help support future students from Hawai‘i to study abroad, or to learn more about the study abroad program, call UH Hilo’s Center for Global Education and Exchange at 932-7489 or visit

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