Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so early submissions are strongly encouraged.
To apply, take a few seconds to create a username and password at letterbanc.com and then copy this link into your browser: http://www.letterbanc.com/submissions. You will be asked to submit a brief 250 word statement and some additional information. Finalists will be invited to share further details about their plans.
The Mark Twain Awards for Travel support deserving students who wish to enrich their education through exposure to people and places they would otherwise not encounter. Once awarded, the funds are unrestricted and can be used towards any local or international travel of any duration. Awards range between $500-$2,500.