Michelle Zhang: Live from the Peruvian Amazon!

As we’re ramping up with the 2018 Travel Access Project Grant recipients, planning away for their adventures next year, we’re simultaneously winding down with last year’s students who are finishing up their travels. Michelle Zhang recorded this video for us as part of the Gap Year Association Voices Project. As she’s recording it, she’s chugging[…]

Hương Uyên Bùi: Travel Access Grant Recipient

  We are pleased and excited to announce our next TAP grant recipient!  This week we share with you a glimpse of who Hương Uyên Bùi is in her own words.   Hương Uyên Bùi Dear Mom, I have never made you unsatisfied, at school, I always make my best effort to become the best student[…]

Aleah Cordoba: Travel Access Grant Recipient

  It’s the final week of August and we are pleased to send it off with an introduction and congratulations to Aleah Cordoba for being chosen as a member of the first cohort of TAP grant recipients! Aleah Cordoba Recently, I discovered that when I was three years old, for uncertain reasons, my mother sent[…]

Filip Carnogursky: Travel Access Grant Recipient

  This week we are introducing Filip Carnogursky and congratulating him on his admittance into the first cohort of TAP grant recipients! Filip Carnogursky Filip Carnogursky is just a regular ginger guy from a beautiful little village in Slovakia, where, when mentioned the word ‘gap-year’ (which doesn’t even have a direct translation), an avalanche of[…]

April Lawson: Travel Access Grant Recipient

Continuing on with our weekly winners we would like to introduce and congratulate April Lawson, recipient of TAP grant and member of cohort 1! April Lawson I spend my days dreaming; I spend my nights living my dreams. Who is April T. Lawson, you ask? Well, I’m still on the journey of figuring that out[…]