Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

🏆 Available: 3
💰 $1,000
⏳ 07/14

Last year this scholarship received 2,000 applicant(s). $1,000 was awarded to 3 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Family Travel Forum the web’s leading trip-planning resource for family travelers, and the Society of American Travel Writers, a non-profit organization that provides professional support for its membership specializing in the travel industry announce the 11th annual Teen Travel Writing Scholarship contest, to encourage literacy by inviting students across the country to share their travel experience in words, images, and videos. It is available to junior high and high school students between the ages of 13 and 18. To be considered, you must submit a travel blog of no more than 600 words. Your entry must also contain at least one photo, digital artwork or video. The First Place winner will receive a $1,000 cash grant, and cash prizes will be given to the Second ($500) and Third Place ($250) authors. The work of 20 Honorable Mention nominees will be rewarded with travel gifts. All of the top travel blogs are posted on Family Travel Forum’s site All entries must be submitted on line at Please visit this page for complete details, eligibility requirements, submissions form, judging process, and tips on how to compose high-quality travel writing article.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Aged between 13 and 18 years old
  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: trade/technical school

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Essay required
  • Photograph required

How To Apply

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Donor: Family Travel Forum, Inc.

Family Travel Forum has been the trusted vacation planning resource for parents and grandparents since 1996, offering award-winning print and digital travel guides featuring accurate information on the latest destinations, product reviews and current trends in travel.