Do you secretly (or not-so-secretly) want to travel and write for a living? World Nomads is offering a Travel Writing Scholarship.

You know that saying: “Find a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life”?

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There are two things that immediately come to mind when I hear that: writing and traveling.

If you feel the same way, here’s your chance: World Nomads is offering a travel writing scholarship!

The World Nomads website has the details and the complete conditions of entry, but here are a few facts to whet your appetite:

  • To enter, you need to submit a travel essay based on one of the following themes:
    • “How did I end up here?”
    • “The first time I saw…”
    • “I’ll never forget the day that…”
  • The contest closes at 2 PM Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST, UTC +10) on May 15, 2014.
  • The three successful applicants will receive:
    • Return Economy airfare from nearest international airport to Berlin, Germany
    • 2-day workshop with travel writer and mentor Alex Leviton
    • 3 nights accommodation in Berlin
    • 10-day road trip around Europe
    • 10 nights accommodation (up to £25 per night) across Europe
    • 1000€ to spend on food and activities for the duration of the assignment
    • Enrollment in the MatadorU Travel Writing course (3 months unlimited access)
    • Cost of any relevant visas and vaccinations
    • Travel insurance with WorldNomads.com

To. Die. For. Deadline is 20 days away, so get writing!



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