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 2015 SYTA Annual Conference in Branson, MO on Sunday, August 30, 2015.
The 2015 Ripley Hunter Essay Contest application period is currently open and will close May 22nd, 2015. Click HERE to download the application today.
Previous Award Recipient Essays:
2014 Winner - Jackson Sales
2013 Winner - Sabina Mehdi