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Are you an aspiring travel photographer, filmmaker or writer? This is your chance to turn your passion into a profession.
Each year we send talented travelers like you into the field to capture the world’s stories while learning from seasoned industry professionals.
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Past winners having gone on to work in film production, with major publishers, and have had their scholarship work broadcast to hundreds of thousands of people around the world.
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Before the scholarship I had been making videos by my own and publishing them through my travel website, but after the scholarship my skills had improved, I had much more storytelling resources and also great material to show in my reel.
As a winner of the 2018 Travel Writing Scholarship, Madeline Russo from the USA discovers the life of a travel writer.
Follow Jigar's journey to India as he's mentored by professional filmmaker Brian Rapsey, and connects with the people of Kerala.
Kaushal shares his experience as he delves into the rich history and scenery of the Balkans as a winner of the 2017 Travel Writing Scholarship.
Helen hones her writing skills as she travels through Albania and Montenegro as a winner of the 2017 Travel Writing Scholarship.
As a winner of the 2017 Travel Writing Scholarship, Alexander shares his experience as he discovers Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia.
Follow Joshua's journey to the hill station town of Sapa in northern Vietnam where he captures the story of a social enterprise empowering ethnic minorities through responsible tourism.
Scholarship mentor Tim Neville shares how to write a captivating travel narrative and his favorite past winning Travel Writing Scholarship stories.
Professional travel writers know the big difference an opening line can make. Kick your writing skills up a notch with these tips and examples.
Nat Geo Editor At Large, Norie Quintos answers all the whats, whys and hows on getting your travel story into a publication.
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