This scholarship was created for secondary school students (grades 9-12) who wish to share a special travel experience in the form of a written article or speech. The author of the winning entry will receive a $1,000.00 US scholarship, a plaque and an invitation to read his/her essay at the 2013 SYTA Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CA on Sunday, August 25, 2013.
The 2013 Ripley Hunter Essay Contest application period is currently open and will close on Friday, June 14, 2013.
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Previous Award Recipient Essays:
Learning in Unexpected Ways: My Travels to Cambodia
Like Standing on Top of an Austrian Mountain