Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship

Amount : $1,000

There are 3 award levels - $1,000, $500, $200 plus 25 Honorable Mention winners who receive travel prizes.

Applicant must be between the ages of 13 and 18 and attends a junior high or high school in the United States. The trip must have been taken within the last five years while the applicant was between the ages of 12 and 18. Essay is required.

Key Facts

Type [?] : Scholarship
Award amount : $1,000 (Minimum: $200 ~ Maximum: $1,000)
School specific [?] : No
Est. Deadline [?] : August 1
08/01/2024 (158 days left)
Application received [?] :
Total granted [?] :
Renewable : No
Need to repay : No
Required enrollment : High school freshman; High school junior; High school senior; High school sophomore
Separate Application is required :


Age : Minimum : 13 ~ Maximum : 18
Country : United States
Essay : Essay is required

Sponsor and Contact Information

Sponsor name : Family Travel Forum
Sponsor website :
Sponsor address : 891 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10025 United States
Sponsor phone : 212 595-6074
Sponsor FAX : 212 665-6136
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  • Chris Lee (clee) at Jan 21st, 2012
    Submission Requirement:
    1. Travel blogs must be no more than 600 words in length.
    2. Entries must include text and be illustrated by at least one photo, digital artwork or video.
    3. Travel blogs must include practical details about your travels so that others can follow in your footsteps. Details should include names of resorts, hotels or cruise ships, the local beach, organized volunteer and teen tour programs, URLs for places you went, etc.
    4. Travel blogs must be submitted online using the FTF Teen Travel Scholarship Essay Submission Form. Please create a strong, descriptive blog title, and use the editing tools provided to make paragraph breaks or add punctuation, and to upload your photos and or video.
    5. All applications must be received no later than 11:59pm ET on August 1, 2012. Late entries will not be considered.
    6. Your Travel blog must be your original creation and must not have been previously published.
    7. Multiple submissions are not allowed and we accept only one travel blog per entrant.
  • Chris Lee (clee) at Jan 21st, 2012
    All applicants must sign up for the community prior to submitting an essay.
    Applications will be accepted between May 1, 2012 and August 1, 2012
    Applicants must be ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12 as of June 29, 2012. Graduating seniors are only eligible if you submit your completed travel blog on or before June 29, 2011.
    The travel experience you write about must have occurred between the ages of 12-18, and within the last five years.
    Applicants must be attending junior high or high school in the United States or Canada, or an American international school abroad, or be enrolled in a U.S. homeschool program.
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