Travel Scholarships

  • Who can enter the scholarships?

    The Travel Scholarship program is open to non-professionals with a keen interest in travel writing, photography and filmmaking. To enter you need to be 18 years of age by the scholarship application deadline (there is no upper age limit) and hold a valid passport. These are global opportunities; th...

  • Do I need a passport to enter a scholarship?

    Yes, you will need to have a valid passport with 6 months validity left on it by the date that we announce the scholarship winner. For more information, check out our Travel Scholarships homepage and sign up to our Scholarships newsletter to find our about the latest opportunities.

  • What expenses does the scholarship winner have to pay for?

    The scholarship winner’s flight, accommodation, visas and travel insurance will all be covered. They will also receive a daily stipend to cover daily food and travel expenses. Any extraneous purchases will be at the scholarship winner’s own expense. For more information, check out our Travel Schol...

  • Tell me about the scholarship deadlines

    World Nomads is based in Sydney, Australia. Therefore, all of the scholarship deadlines are in AEST or AEDT (Australian Eastern Time). Please note that this very well may not be your time zone so you will need to convert the deadline time to be current in your own time zone. For more information, ...

  • How many winners are chosen?

    Only one entry will be chosen as the winning scholarship entry. For more information, check out our Travel Scholarships homepage and sign up to our Scholarships newsletter to find our about the latest opportunities on the World Nomads website.

  • Can I apply more than once per scholarship?

    No, you may only apply once per person, per scholarship. For more information, check out our Travel Scholarships homepage and sign up to our Scholarships newsletter to find our about the latest opportunities on the World Nomads website.

  • How are the winners of the Travel Scholarship programs chosen?

    The winners of the Travel Scholarships are chosen by a panel of seasoned judges from World Nomads and participating program partners. For more information, check out our Travel Scholarships homepage and sign up to our Scholarships newsletter to find our about the latest opportunities on the World N...