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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 www.MyFamilyTravels.com. All entries must be submitted on line at http://www.myfamilytravels.com/teen_travel_writing. Please visit this page for complete details, eligibility requirements, submissions form, judging process, and tips on how to compose high-quality travel writing article.

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  • CheckmarkMust attend a university, a four-year college, two-year college or a vocational-tech school
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Contact Ms. Fran Falkin
Scholarship Coordinator
Tel: 212-595-6074 Address 902 Broadway
Suite 601
New York, NY 10010