Nomad Travel Writing Scholarship: Win a Trip to the Caribbean

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The World Nomad Travel Writing Scholarship is sending three aspiring travel writers to explore beyond the sandy shores and crystal waters of the Caribbean. On the 14-day trip you’ll attend a workshop with NY Times contributor Tim Neville then put what you’ve learned into practice and tackle real-life travel writing assignments. The deadline is on 11 March 2020.

Nomad Travel Writing Scholarship: Win a Trip to the Caribbean
Nomad Travel Writing Scholarship: Win a Trip to the Caribbean

Apply for Nomad Travel Writing Scholarship

Nomad Travel Writing Scholarship: Participants can win a round-trip airfare from your closest international airport to the Caribbean to attend a 4-day workshop with Tim Neville at a Selina hostel coworking space and then go on a 10-day all-expenses-paid trip in the Caribbean.

In order to apply, participants need to submit a compelling story about a travel experience they’ve had in 700 words or less. The themes are:

  • ‘A leap into the unknown’
  • ‘Making a local connection’
  • ‘I didn’t expect to find’

Main criteria

The judges are looking for:

  • Great descriptive ability (without getting flowery)
  • A well-structured narrative and a strong eye for detail
  • Ability to uncover a great travel story and tell it in a compelling way
  • Excellent spelling and grammar and a knack for avoiding clichés

The 3 recipients of the Scholarship, along with the shortlist of best travel stories will be published on the World Nomads website on 30 April 2020.

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