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 is currently closed. The 2015 application will be made available March 2015.
Previous Award Recipient Essays:
2014 Winner - Jackson Sales
2013 Winner - Sabina Mehdi