This opportunity is now closed and we have announced the winners.
The winners will hone their skills in Buenos Aires during an intense 4-day workshop with professional travel writer and contributor to The New York Times Tim Neville. They'll then spend 10 days exploring specific regions with the local masters of adventure at Say Hueque.
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Sound like your cup of yerba mate? Watch the video below to find out how to apply.
Receive round-trip airfare from your closest international airport to Buenos Aires.
Attend an exclusive 4-day travel writing course under the mentorship of New York Times and Outside magazine contributor Tim Neville.
Each writer will then embark on their own 10-day trip with $1000 USD spending money plus a free tour courtesy of Say Hueque.
Travel with confidence knowing that you are covered by World Nomads on your writing adventure.
Compose a 2500 character travel story around one of the following themes:
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. The application must be submitted in English.
NOTE: Once you apply, you will not be able to go back and edit your story, so please make sure you are completely satisfied with your essay before you submit an application.
A correspondent at Outside and frequent contributor to The New York Times, Tim has scaled glaciers, skied, cycled and scuba dived to report his stories. In 2015 he was named a travel writer of the year by the Society of American Travel Writers.
Norie is an editor at large at National Geographic Travel Media. Previously an executive editor of National Geographic Traveler, she now consults with destinations and travel companies on improving their content.
To be chosen for this scholarship you'll need to convince our judging panel through your writing that you have the spirit of adventure and passion for travel writing. Your writing should showcase:
The 3 recipients of the Scholarship, along with the shortlist of best travel stories will be published on the World Nomads website on April 4th, 2018.
Meet our past winners:
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