Win a 2-week writing trip in the Balkans, Europe! Travel Writing Scholarship Competitions 
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Win a 2-week writing trip in the Balkans, Europe! Travel Writing Scholarship

Do you have what it takes to be a travel writer?

Hone your storytelling skills, learn from an industry pro and go on a real-life assignment in the Balkans.

Important dates

Deadline to Apply: 21 March, 2017

Winner announced: 12 April, 2017

Workshop in Montenegro: 5th June, 2017

Travel around the Balkans: 8th June, 2017

Well off the trodden European trail, the southeastern destinations of Croatia, Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kosovo are a delight for adventure-seekers and culture enthusiasts alike. The magic of the mountains is found not only in the wondrous landscapes but also in the hospitable people and their deep connections to local tradition.

World Nomad is looking for three aspiring storytellers to travel around this region and write about the natural attractions and cultural charms that they find along the way.

What you could win?

The 3 scholarship recipients will receive:

Free flights

Receive round-trip airfare from your country of residence to Dubrovnik, Croatia where you will transfer to Herceg Novi, Montenegro.

Travel-writing workshop

Attend an exclusive travel-writing course under the mentorship of New York Times and Outside magazine contributor Tim Neville.

Balkans trip

Each writer will then embark on their own 10-day trip with €1000 spending money including a free tour courtesy of The Western Balkans Geotourism Network.

Adventure Apparel

Wander the Balkans in style with $500 USD worth of adventure travel clothing from ExOfficio.

Train Pass

Plan your adventure with a Eurail rail pass – your ticket to exploring the Balkans.

Travel Insurance

As always, we’ve got your back. You’ll receive travel insurance for the duration of your trip from World Nomads.

How do I apply?

FOR MORE DETAILS or TO APPLY: CLICK HERE

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