For 2013, Family Travel Forum (FTF) and the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) are offering a scholarship to encourage teens to share travel blogs about their communities.
The rules of the annual FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship are simple: Submit a blog about your community -- where you live, or a place you identify with -- and why tourists should visit there.
First Place: $1,000
Second Place: $500
Third Place: $200
25 Honorable Mentions: Travel prizes.
1 Honorary Award for Best Photography
1 Honorary Award for Best Video
Applicants must be ages 13-18 and attending grades 8-12 as of June 28, 2013. Graduating seniors are only eligible if you submit your completed travel blog on or before June 28, 2013.
Applications will be accepted between April 15, 2013 and July 22, 2013.
For full details go to http://www.myfamilytravels.com/Teen_travel_writing