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UH Hilo student earns Semester at Sea Scholarship

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Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

A University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo student has received a Semester at Sea (SAS) Scholarship in the amount of $16,533 to participate in the Spring 2018 SAS voyage. Lindsay Johnson, a junior majoring in Environmental Science, is currently on a 102-day, around-the-world visit to 11 countries and 15 cities on four continents that began on January 5 from San Diego, California.

The UH Hilo Semester at Sea Scholarship Program is a cooperative partnership between UH Hilo and the Institute for Shipboard Education (ISE). The program’s aim is to provide a unique learning experience and broaden a student’s global perspective to create leaders for the future.

The Semester at Sea Scholarship is available to full-time and classified UH Hilo students who meet the following criteria:

• Acceptance to Semester at Sea Program
• 3.0 UH Hilo GPA
• 24 completed college credits
• Financial need
• Excellent recommendation
• Preference to first-generation college students

To learn more about study abroad opportunities, contact the Center for Global
Education and Exchange at 932-7488 or visit www.hilo.hawaii.edu/studyabroad.


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