Category Archives: Travel Scholarship

Travel is Education Scholarship

ACIS, an educational travel company is exploring a new level of education thru expanding the student’s horizon, exploring new geographical areas and building self-confidence in the process. ACIS is opening a contest for grades 6 through 12 who travelled on an ACIS tour from November 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010. The theme of the 2010 scholarship is “Travel Changes Lives”.

Entries on which candidates could participate are artwork, photography and writing categories. Middle school students may join two categories: writing or artwork/photography.  These entries will be judged on creativity and inventiveness in expressing ideas related to the theme.

Just remember that entries must be accompanied by a completed copy of the Sponsor Application Form and the Scholarship Entry Form. Without these two application forms, entries will not be accepted. More so, incomplete or unsigned Sponsor Application Form and the Scholarship Entry Form will not be accepted as well. Each sponsor may endorse as many students as they possibly could but one student may submit only one entry.

Deadline of submission will be on January 15, 2010. Prizes for each of the three categories are as follows:

1 – One High School Grand Price: $1,000 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate;
2-  One High School Runner – Up Price :$500 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate;
3-  One Middle School Grand Prize: $400 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate.

Teachers who sponsors a winner or a runner up will also be awarded a special $250 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate that they could give to the deserving student of their choice. Winners will be notified through a written notification or candidates may check ACIS Travel is Education Scholarship website after February 15, 2010.

Olivia James Traveling Fellowship

Archaeological students who plan to have their Archeological Doctorate Degree (PhD)and can complete it within five years may apply to the Olivia James Traveling Fellowship provided by the Archaeological Institute of America. This travel scholarship awards $25,000 which can be used by the scholar to travel and study in any of the following places: modern state of Greece , Aegean Islands,  Cyprus, Sicily, Italian provinces of Campania, Molise, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Turkey, Iraq or Syria.

Qualified applicants for Olivia James Traveling Fellowship are those with United States citizenship and currently engaged in their dissertation research. Applicants must not hold other major fellowships during the requested tenure of the Olivia James award.

Likewise, this travel scholarship is not intended for field excavation projects and the scholar recipient must submit a report on the use of the stipend to the Chair of the AIA Fellowships Committee and should submit an abstract to the Program Committee within two years after the completion of their fellowship. This is for the scholar to be considered for participation in the AIA Annual Meeting.

The application for Olivia James Traveling Fellowship is ongoing until November 1. Winner of this scholarship will be announced by February 1 next year. For more information, please visit this site.

Scholarship Opportunity To Study In Japan

U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States who are currently enrolled as undergraduates in any accredited educational institution in the United States are encouraged to apply for the Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan. The Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project awards a total of 100 of this scholarship every year.

Bridging Scholarship student scholars who belong in semester-long programs will be awarded $2,500 stipend or $4,000 stipend if the scholars are taking up academic year programs. The scholarship award can be used by students toward the travel and living expenses they will incur while they are studying in Japan.

This scholarship is open to students regardless of the course or degree they are currently taking and prior knowledge in Japanese language is not a requirement, so as long as you are interested to study in Japan, go and grab this scholarship opportunity.  You just need to complete the application form, submit the required documents and write a maximum of 500-word essay that tells about yourself, about  your interest in study in Japan and something about what you hope to achieve in a study abroad program.

Students who plan to study in Japan come this Fall 2009 may now apply for this scholarship. Last day of application is on April 6, 2009.

Study Scholarships for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music & Dance

Students who are pursuing a degree in Fine Arts, Architecture, Music or Dance may find this scholarship from DAAD as a good opportunity to study in Germany. This scholarship program is specifically created for students under these artistic fields of study. The students can even complete a postgraduate degree course or obtain a degree from a German higher education institution using this scholarship program.

In order for the students to apply in Fine Arts, Architecture, Music & Dance Scholarship Program, they should be US or Canadian citizens and must not have been resident in Germany for more than 12 months. The applicants should also submit a well-defined study program or study project that necessitate their stay in Germany. Preference will be given to students who are invited a faculty member at a German university to study at a particular university department.

This scholarship awards a monthly stipend of €750 which is granted for one academic year. There are few number of scholars under two years grant that will be privileged to take a two-month language course. This scholarship program must be utilized during October 1, 2008 to July 31, 2009.

Deadline of application is on November 1, 2008. For more information, please click here.

Looking For A Scholarship To Study In Germany?

There is an Undergraduate Scholarship from DAAD that is created to support deserving sophomore and junior US and Canadian students who are interested in studying, doing research, or completing an internship in Germany.

Foreign nationals are likewise welcome to apply as long as they have been full-time students at any accredited US or Canadian university for more than one year at the time of application and plan to return to the US or Canada after the scholarship period to complete their Bachelor’s degree.

Deadline of applications for the academic year 2009 – 2010 is on January 31, 2009. Please read the application guidelines  before applying to this scholarship. To begin your application process, please click here.

Travel is Education Scholarship

The Travel is Education Scholarship Competition offers eight scholarships that are awarded in three categories namely artwork, photography and creative writing. These scholarships are open to those students who are traveling with ACIS within the period of November 1, 2007 to December 31, 2008.

The prizes for each of the three award categories are 1 High School Grand Prize of $1,000 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate; 1 High School Runner-Up Prize of $500 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate; and 1 Middle School Grand Prize of $400 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate.

To join in this contest, send your entry at ACIS through the teacher who is leading your tour. Bear in mind that a student can send only one entry and that all entries must be accompanied by the completed Sponsor Application Form and the Scholarship Entry Form.

The theme for the 2008 scholarship is Travel Changes Lives. All entries will be judged based on creativity and inventiveness in expressing the student’s idea about the theme. The deadline for the 2008 is on January 11, 2008, so be sure that you send your entry before that date.

Click here for more contest details.