Announcing Guest Evaluator for the 2019 Grants for Gap Year Travel

We are very excited to announce a previous TAP Grant recipient, as this year’s guest evaluator for the current round of grant applications. Every year, Sean and I invite someone from outside the organization to help us evaluate the finalists of the TAP Grants. Who better than a previous grant recipient? Two years ago, I[…]

Announcing TAP Grants for Gap Year Travel 2018: Applications Now Open!!

Applications for the 2018 TAP Grants for Gap Year Travel are OPEN: APPLY NOW! One of the highlights of 2017 was getting the first round of Travel Access Project Grants for Gap Year Travel off the ground. The culmination of several years of thinking, dreaming, plotting, and scheming with my buddy Sean, as to how[…]

H??ng 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 H??ng Uyên Bùi is in her own words.   H??ng 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[…]

Antony Le: Travel Access Project Grant Recipient

Over the next few weeks we are excited to congratulate and introduce the first cohort of TAP grant recipients. Antony Le Antony loves to learn. Just not in a classroom. Rather, he prefers gaining knowledge through experiences–painting murals at schools that promote encouraging and positive messages, organizing events to create care packages for the homeless,[…]