UH Hilo student Kiana Davis awarded McVickar Excellence Scholarship

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Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Kiana Davis has been awarded a Gertrude E. McVickar Study Abroad Scholarship for her participation in the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo study abroad program. A transfer student from Hawai╩╗i Community College, Davis will spend the academic year at Kyoto Sangyo University in Japan where she will take Japanese language classes and courses to fulfill her Linguistics major.

The McVickar Endowed Excellence Scholarship was created in memory of Gertrude E. McVickar who believed that all students should be encouraged to participate in international exchange programs. Students interested in applying must be a full-time student at UH Hilo, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and have at least 24 completed credits from UH Hilo.

For more information, contact the Center for Global Education and Exchange at 932-7488 or uhhglobe@hawaii.edu.

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