Family Travel Forum, Inc./Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship 2017

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. Submissions are being accepted between May 15 and July 14, 2017. 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.

Award Information

Award Amount
Number of Awards
Application Deadline
July 14
Available to Class Level
None specified
Not renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
None specified
None specified
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
None specified
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Scholarship Coordinator
Family Travel Forum, Inc.
135 West 20th Street 5th Floor
City, State, Zip
New York, NY , 10011
(212) 595-6074

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