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Riply HunterRipley Hunter World Is A Classroom Essay Contest
Scholarship created for Secondary school students grades 9-12 who wish to share a special travel experience in the form of a written essay. To learn more about the application process or download an entry form click here.


RoadsRoad Scholarship
The Road Scholarship awards funds to youth who, for various reasons, are unable to afford the cost of their group's educational travel. Click here for complete details.


SILVER LININGSilver Lining Program
The program recognizes deserving youth who have demonstrated, through their action, intention, or circumstance, the desire to expand their awareness, creating a dramatic life change. We are not currently taking applications for the Silver Lining Program. Please click here for more details.


RFY TeamRunning For Youth Program
The SYTA Youth Foundation Run Team uses long distance running/walking as a symbol of endurance and hope. The goal is simple - to raise money for youth to travel with their schools or youth organizations. Participants on the Run Team fundraise on behalf of the SYTA Youth Foundation, train and participate in a marathon or half-marathon, and run in honor of a student who has been chosen to receive a Road Scholarship. In exchange for participation, Run Team members receive roundtrip airfare, lodging, and entry into the selected Marathon. The 2012 Run Team will be participating in the Minneapolis Marathon/Half Marathon in June of 2012. Click here for more details.


NextGeneration2012Next Generation Program
This program, funded by a partnership with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, provides underprivileged youth with the opportunity to engage in interactive and innovative learning experiences that teach them firsthand how to take care of animals and their wildlife habitats. Students also learn about conservation and how they can impact their environment. Our valuable Wingmen provide funding for transportation to the parks. Click here for more details.