The “Travel is Education” scholarship is a scholarship program established to provide support students in their pursuit of education through travel experiences. It recognizes the tremendous value of travel and the learning opportunities provided as a means of personal and academic development, and aims to broaden students’ horizons by enabling them to explore different cultures, traditions, and perspectives as well as foster students growth and academic development.
The Travel is Education scholarship is open to students from various academic disciplines and educational levels, ranging from high school to university.
The scholarship provides financial support to cover travel expenses, such as airfare, accommodation, meals, and local transportation. The scholarship also offer mentorship opportunities, networking events, and access to resources that enhance the educational value of the travel experience.
Scholarship recipients are selected based on their academic achievements, demonstrated commitment to education, and their potential to contribute positively to their communities upon their return. The scholarship will be awarded in three categories: artwork, photography, and writing.
Who is Eligible?
The travel scholarship contest is open to US students aged 11-20 interested in educational travel.
- Winners will receive a credit off their current ACIS tour, or an ACIS travel voucher for money off a 2024-2025 tour.
- One Grand Prize: $2,500 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate.
- Five Runner-Ups: $1,000 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate
How to Apply?
- Research and understand the scholarship and familiarize yourself with the scholarship requirements, eligibility criteria, and any specific guidelines provided by the organizing institution. Visit the website to get every information.
- Prepare a compelling, engaging and persuasive essay, poem, video or any form of art showcasing your motivation for traveling and how you believe it will enhance your educational journey.
- Complete the application form and compile all the necessary documents and submit on the website
Benefits of the Scholarship
- By exploring different countries and regions, the participants are able yo immerse themselves in diverse cultures, traditions, and languages exposing them to greater cultural understanding, empathy, and appreciation for global diversity.
- The scholarship provides students with real-life experiences and practical learning that cannot be replicated in textbooks or learnt in the classroom.
- Travel challenges the particular to adapt, problem-solve, and communicate effectively which fosters personal growth and development, all of which are invaluable life skills.
- The scholarship allows for the participants to interact with fellow travelers, locals, and professionals from various backgrounds allowing them to build a strong global network.
- Enhanced Resume/CV: The Travel is Education Scholarship stands out on a resume or CV, demonstrating a student’s initiative, curiosity, and commitment to lifelong learning. Employers value candidates who possess a global perspective and have experienced diverse cultures.
- Scholarship participants become ambassadors of education and travel, inspiring others to embrace the transformative power of exploration and learning.
The Travel is Education Scholarship is a remarkable opportunity for students to merge their love for learning with the transformative power of travel and experience cultural immersion, personal growth and academic development
It empowers students to broaden their horizons, unlock new opportunities, and become lifelong learners who appreciate the transformative power of travel.