1. Honoring a Lifelong Learner & Teacher: The Asa Grant Hilliard III Award

    This is the last week to apply for the fourth annual Asa Grant Hilliard Award for Lifelong Learning!

    The $5,000 award is named in honor of the late Dr. Asa Grant Hilliard III, world-renowned Pan-Africanist, educator, historian and psychologist, who is an icon for his advocacy of the importance of African history, culture and influence; for his global contributions to education; and for his special affinity for conducting study tours to Egypt for thousands of travelers.

    Click here to apply.


                                                        Dr. Asa Grant Hilliard III

    The award is open to all educators who have at least 10 years experience or are dedicated lifelong learners. The winner will receive a $5,000 voucher toward a Road Scholar program of their choice.

    Applicants are asked to write an essay on the importance of education and lifelong learning for future generations and to describe the ways in which they will utilize their learning and travel experience with Road Scholar to positively influence and make a difference in their communities. Visit http://www.roadscholar.org/hilliardaward to find out about our past winners.

    Patsy Jo Hilliard, wife of Asa Hilliard, with Elderhostel President James Moses and Associate VP of Community Development, Kathy Taylor

    The deadline for application is September 30, 2011. For more information contact awards@roadscholar.org.

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