Travel Scholarships

  • Who can apply for the scholarships?

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

  • Do I need a passport to enter a scholarship?

    Yes, you will need to have a valid passport with 8 months of validity left on it by the date that we announce the scholarship winner. We'll assist the winner in acquiring a visa and reimburse all associated costs. However, the you must be eligible to obtain a visa for the scholarship destination. ...

  • Tell me about the scholarship deadlines

    The World Nomads Scholarships team is based in Sydney, Australia. However, our scholarship deadlines are based on New York time (EST/EDT). We understand that this may not be your current time zone, so don’t forget to convert the deadline time to ensure you apply on time. For more information, ch...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • I've made a mistake in my application, can I change or edit my ap...

    Sorry, once the application has been submitted it can no longer be changed. If you would like your application to be removed from our website please request our Scholarships team by emailing scholarships@worldnomads.com with the name of your application. For more information, check out our Trave...

  • I have more questions about the World Nomads Scholarship programs

    If we haven’t already answered your questions, please email our Scholarships team at scholarships@worldnomads.com and they will get back to you as soon as possible. For more information, check out our Travel Scholarships homepage and sign up to our Scholarships newsletter.