UH Hilo student awarded two national study abroad scholarships

Wednesday, December 19, 2018, 6:46pm by

Ms. Ashley Romero, a University of Hawai`i at Hilo Biology major,
has been awarded a $5,000 scholarship from the Fund for Education
Abroad for spring 2019.  She will be participating in UH Hilo’s
direct international exchange program to the University of Waikato
in Hamilton, New Zealand.

The 22 spring 2019 FEA scholarship winners were selected from a
pool of over 1,250 applicants representing approximately 470
colleges and universities across the country.

Romero was also awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman
International Scholarship in the amount of $5,000 to be used
toward her study abroad program.  The Gilman Scholarship supports
American undergraduate students of limited financial means to
study or intern abroad.

Source: UH Hilo Office of Media Relations