Travel Scholarship Candidates

View the profiles of all our approved entrants below. Read a little about each applicant and listen to them perform a Spanish or Portuguese tongue-twister of their choice. When you are ready, cast your vote on your favourite candidate and help them to win our $3,000 USD Travel Scholarship, so they can take the trip of a lifetime to Latin America!

Upon casting your vote, we will give you the opportunity to answer some Spanish or Portuguese language questions. Answer these questions correctly and your vote will count as double!

The top 3 candidates with the most votes will reach the final. A panel of language experts will then judge the winner!

Please cast your vote now! The deadline is 15th April, 2020!

Selina Asefaw

21 years old
Georgia State University

“ I am intermediate in my Spanish speaking, writing, and reading but I have yet to have an immersive experience! I hope to work in developing countries and communities in Latin America and I want to perfect my Spanish for this reason ”

128 votes Listen to my tongue-twister Help me win, share my profile! VOTE for me!

Langdon Cloyd

17 years old
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

“ I met a girl from Spain and she made me love Spanish language even more ”

101 votes Listen to my tongue-twister Help me win, share my profile! VOTE for me!

Leslie O'Donoghue

25 years old
University of North Carolina

“I'm a Chemistry student at NC University. I am also a passionate reader in love with some of the most important Latin American writers, that's the reason why I decided to learn Spanish.  ”

99 votes Listen to my tongue-twister Help me win, share my profile! VOTE for me!

Gaetan Lewis

23 years old
Stockton University

“My name is Gaetan and I'm a 23-year-old Business student at Stockton University. I'm mainly interested in Tourism and Event management. Therefore, to communicate with my future clients abroad, I'm interested in learning different languages. Currently, I'm focused on learning Spanish ”

99 votes Listen to my tongue-twister Help me win, share my profile! VOTE for me!

Corinne Martin

24 years old
The University of Virginia

“Hi! I'm Corinne and I'm an Undergraduate Architecture student at the University of Virginia. Every time I travel, I choose my destinations based on my passions, Architecture and History.  I want to be able to fully understand the stories behind the most important pre-Columbian temples in Central America as told by locals. That's why I've been studying Spanish for the past 4 months and decided to apply for this Scholarship. ”

83 votes Listen to my tongue-twister Help me win, share my profile! VOTE for me!

James Haisley

23 years old
University of Indianapolis

“My name is James and I'm an International Relations student at the University of Indianapolis. I've always enjoyed learning about and discussing international politics and wish to work for the government of a foreign country. I'm currently taking Spanish lessons. ”

73 votes Listen to my tongue-twister Help me win, share my profile! VOTE for me!

Meg Leu

22 years old
The College of William & Mary

“ I'm a double major in Spanish and History. I study dictatorships, state repression, and memory work in Latin America, and I would love the opportunity to visit some of the countries I've been studying in my classes. If I won this scholarship, I would take the chance to work with some of human rights organizations in person and develop my understanding of these places. ”

28 votes Listen to my tongue-twister Help me win, share my profile! VOTE for me!
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