Forum Seeks Entries for Teen Travel Writing Scholarships

The Family Travel Forum and the Society of American Travel Writers seek applications from teens for a scholarship program that’s designed to encourage them to share their travel experiences in words and images.

Deadline: July 14.

The 10th annual Teen Travel Writing Scholarship is available to junior- and high-school students between the ages of 13 and 18. To be considered, applicants must submit a travel blog of no more than six hundred words. All entries must also contain at least one photo, digital artwork, or video.

The first-place winner will receive a $1,000 cash award, with cash prizes of $500 and $250 going to the second- and third-place authors. The work of 20 honorable mention nominees will be recognized with travel gifts. In addition, all of the top blog posts will be posted on the Family Travel Forum website.

Info: https://goo.gl/vfMGlC (website).

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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