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 2014 SYTA Annual Conference in Toronto, Canada on Sunday, August 24, 2014.
The 2014 Ripley Hunter Essay Contest application period will open March 3, 2014 and will close on Friday, June 6, 2014. The application will be avaible on this page to dowlnload at this time.
Previous Award Recipient Essays:
Learning in Unexpected Ways: My Travels to Cambodia
Like Standing on Top of an Austrian Mountain