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The Family Travel Forum and the Society of American Travel Writers are inviting applications for a scholarship program designed to encourage teens to share their travel experiences in words and images. The tenth annual Teen Travel Writing Scholarship is available to students between the ages of 13 and 18. To be considered, applicants must submit a travel blog of no more than six hundred words. All entries must also contain at least one photo, digital artwork, or video. The first-place winner will receive a $1,000 cash grant, while the second- and third-place winners will receive cash prizes of $500 and $250, respectively. The work of twenty honorable mention nominees will be rewarded with travel gifts. In addition, all the top blogs will be posted on the Family Travel Forum website. Deadline is July 9, 2018. To learn more, click here.

The National YoungArts Foundation provides emerging artists (ages 15-18 or grades 10-12) with opportunities to work with renowned mentors, access to significant scholarships, national recognition, and other opportunities throughout their careers to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding young artists are encouraged to pursue a career in the arts. To that end, YoungArts is accepting applications for its 2018 Prize cycle, which offers support in ten artistic disciplines: cinematic arts, dance, design, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. Deadline is October 12, 2018. To learn more, click here.

The American Association on Health and Disability makes awards annually to deserving students with a disability who are pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (at least a sophomore in college) at an accredited university in an area related to health and disability, including but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education, or other majors that impact quality of life for persons with disabilities. Scholarships of up to $1,000 will be awarded in late January/early February 2019. Deadline is November 15, 2018. To learn more, click here.

Do Something – multiple scholarship opportunities available throughout the year. To learn more, click here.


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