World Nomads Travel Writing Scholarship 2019 for Aspiring Writers (Win a trip to Portugal)

World Nomads Travel Writing Scholarship 2019 for Aspiring Writers (Win a trip to Portugal)

World Nomads Travel Writing Scholarship 2019 for Aspiring Writers is open for application.

This yr they’re trying for three aspiring journey writers to go on the project in Portugal and be mentored by skilled journey author and contributor to The New York Times, Tim Neville.

On the trip, you’ll attend a complete journey writing workshop with Tim and witness the evolution of this age-old civilization because it emerges as a hub for digital nomads and creatives. Then, you’ll be despatched off to uncover the tales of the individuals who give life to the historic coronary heart, sweeping coastlines and cobbled lanes of one of many oldest nations in Europe.

Judging Criteria


To be chosen for this scholarship you’ll want to persuade the judging panel using your writing that you have the spirit of journey and keenness for journey writing. Your writing ought to showcase:

  • Great descriptive means (without getting flowery)
  • A well-structured narrative and a robust eye for element
  • Ability to uncover a nice journey story and inform it in a compelling manner



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  • Country: Portugal
  • Financial coverage: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: March 13, 2019
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    Eligibility Criteria :

    •  Applicable to all writers from all around the world;
    • The scholarship will not be open to skilled writers of any sort. Essentially that is a ‘studying alternative’ for somebody who’s trying for an introduction into the journey writing business and extra importantly, is eager to be mentored;
    • For the needs of this chance, World Nomad would take into account you to be a skilled author in case you have been revealed often in business blogs, newspapers, magazines or journals. They would additionally take into account you to be a skilled author should you derive greater than 25% of your earnings from the writing of any sort;
    • If you’ve solely had a few tales revealed, or hold a common journey weblog, then they might not take into account this skilled.
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    Benefits :

    Winners will

    • Receive a round-trip airfare out of your closest worldwide airport to Portugal;
    • Attend a Four-day workshop with Tim Neville and obtain a portfolio overview from Norie Quintos;
    • Embark on a bespoke 10-day journey with US $1000 and free lodging;
    • Score a copy of Lonely Planet’s ‘How to be a Travel Writer’;
    • Explore extra of Portugal and Europe with a 1-month Global Eurail (or Interrail) cross;
    • As all the time, journey insurance coverage for the trip supplied by World Nomads.

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    Application Process:

    • Select your story theme
      • ‘A leap into the unknown.’
      • ‘Making a native connection.’
      • ‘I didn’t count on to discover.’
    • Write a journey story
      • Choose a theme and write a story about the journey expertise you’ve had in 700 phrases or much less
    • Complete the application form: Fill in your private particulars so we all know how to contact you must you make the shortlist.

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