Travel Writing Scholarship 2017
Do you have what it takes to be a travel writer 2017?
Hone your storytelling skills 2017, learn from an industry pro and go on a real-life assignment in the Balkans.
Well off the trodden European trail, the southeastern destinations of Croatia, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo are a delight for adventure-seekers and culture enthusiasts alike. The magic of the mountains is found not only in the wondrous landscapes but also in the hospitable people and their deep connections to local tradition.
We’re looking for three aspiring storytellers to travel around this region and write about the natural attractions and cultural charms that they find along the way.
21 March 2017
How do I apply?
1. Write your story
Compose a 2500 character travel story around one of the following themes:
'Making a local connection'
'Out of my comfort zone'
'A place I’ll never forget'
2. Plan your itinerary
Tell us two places that you would like to visit in the Balkans. You could be exploring Macedonia’s national parks, uncovering local cuisine in Bosnia & Herzegovina, studying music and dance in Serbia or walking with the wildlife in Albania.
3. Complete the application form
In 1500 characters or less tell us why you should be the scholarship recipient and what winning this opportunity would mean to you. Your answer will hold considerable weight in the judging process.
Strictly one application per person
You will need to submit your application via the Travel Writing Scholarship 2017 online application from here