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2009 World Nomads Travel Photography Scholarship - Winner Announced

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 23 Oct 2009 | Views [27508] | Comments [122]

Wow!  What an overwhelming response!  We received 1050 applications this year which created an enormous headache (in the nicest possible way) for our judges.  The quality of the work was also brilliant which just made the job even harder! ... Read more >

Guatemala: Phoenix School rises from the ashes.

GUATEMALA | Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009 | Views [3203] | Comments [1] | PODCAST

Enrique Nunez MussaofSantiago, Chile and winner of our 2009 Podcast Scholarship visits “Phoenix School” run by volunteers in the Mayan community of San Andres de Itzapa, Guatemala.   Set against a backdrop of hills, volcanoes and crowing ... Read more >

Vietnam Medical Trek - mission accomplished!

VIETNAM | Thursday, 10 Sep 2009 | Views [4092] | Comments [2]

Maranatha Hay, winner of our Travel Documentary Scholarship has just returned from the lush Mai Chau Valley in North Vietnam. Maranatha trekked deep into the valley with a group of Doctors to set up health clinics to offer vital medical services to the ... Read more >

Travel Photography Scholarship to Antarctica from WorldNomads.com NOW CLOSED

ANTARCTICA | Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | Views [397944] | Comments [214]

          Join a National Geographic on-assignment photographer in Antarctica!   Applications Close: October 4, 2009  NOW CLOSED       WorldNomads.com ... Read more >

Podcast Scholarship winner returns from Guatemala

GUATEMALA | Sunday, 5 Jul 2009 | Views [3223]

Enrique Nunez Musa, our 2009 Podcast Scholarship winner recently returned from a GVI run volunteer project in Guatemala where he built an energy saving stove for a local Mayan family, taught at the local school and fell in love with Antigua. Enrique ... Read more >

Documentary Scholarship - the winner!

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 3 Jul 2009 | Views [12867] | Comments [1]

Our winner: Maranatha Hay The judging panel for the 2009 Documentary Scholarship have weighed in their results to announce this year's winner. As you will see from the winning and shortlisted entries below, the standard was exceptional, giving the ... Read more >

Useful tips: On applying for the 2009 Travel Photography Scholarship

WORLDWIDE | Friday, 3 Jul 2009 | Views [19506] | Comments [15]

Jason Edwards on assignment We have been receiving a lot of questions about preparing your entry for the 2009 Travel Photography Scholarship . Our mentor and on-assignment National Geographic photographer, Jason Edwards has shared some of his ... Read more >

Gallery: Travel Photography Scholarship 2009

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Podcast Scholarship winner announced!

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | Views [3801] | Comments [3] | PODCAST

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2009 Travel Podcast Scholarship as selected by our mentor, ABC Radio Journalist, Executive Producer and Author, Tim Latham....... Winner: Enrique Núñez. Judge's comments: Enrique's radio ... Read more >

2009 Worldnomads.com Travel Documentary Scholarship

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 31 Mar 2009 | Views [66934] | Comments [69]

  Go on assignment to Vietnam and have your video documentary broadcast on Nat Geo Adventure!   Mai Chau Valley, Vietnam Medical Trek   - Applications are now closed - Kick start your documentary career ... Read more >

Jessica, our intrepid writer returns from India.

INDIA | Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | Views [6624] | Comments [1]

River Nila, Photo by Jessica Lee Jessica Lee, winner of the 2009 Travel Writing Scholarship has recently returned from her trip to the Nila River in Kerala,India. Jess enjoyed a tour with The Blue Yonder and completed her assignment writing ... Read more >

Gallery: Video Documentary 2009

VIETNAM | Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

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2009 Worldnomads.com Travel Podcast Scholarship - CLOSED

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | Views [30744] | Comments [25]

- APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED FOR PODCAST - TRAVEL VIDEO DOCUMENTARY SCHOLARSHIP   WorldNomads.com will send one exceptional individual on assignment to volunteer on a GVI run project near Antigua in Guatemala. The Indigenous ... Read more >

Travel Documentary Scholarship winner to be broadcast on Nat Geo Adventure!

INDIA | Thursday, 5 Feb 2009 | Views [9532] | Comments [3] | Video

David Wardell, winner of our 2008 Travel Documentary Scholarship created this beautiful and poignant 5 minute documentary about the effects of climate change in a small remote village in Rajasthan. Nat Geo Adventure Channel Australia loved it, and ... Read more >

2009 Travel Writing Scholarship - THE WINNER!!!

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 22 Jan 2009 | Views [16232] | Comments [14]

There has been an electrifying buzz surrounding this year's Travel Writing Scholarship, and with very good reason. We received over 340 entries, and you guys are talented travel writers!! The judging panel have landed back on Terra Firma after being ... Read more >

Gallery: Podcast Scholarship 2009

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 19 Jan 2009 | Photo Gallery

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WorldNomads.com Scholarship on Canadian TV!

WORLDWIDE | Monday, 8 Dec 2008 | Views [2772] | Video

It seems Nelson Mouellic, winner of the 2008 Travel Photography Scholarship is not just an awesome photographer but a charmer as well! We were flabbergasted when he told us he talked his way into a FIRST CLASS upgrade on his flight back home to Canada, ... Read more >

2009 WorldNomads.com Travel Writing Scholarship - CLOSED

INDIA | Monday, 1 Dec 2008 | Views [28170] | Comments [80]

              The River Nila offers countless opportunities to witness thrilling folk performances, far beyond the tourist trail. Photo courtesy of David Stott      ... Read more >

Watch an interview with David Wardell, winner of the Travel Documentary Scholarship.

INDIA | Thursday, 13 Nov 2008 | Views [3637] | Comments [1] | Video

I caught up with David Wardell and his mentor Trent O'donnell over a cup of chai in the Thar desert in Rajasthan at the tail end of his assignment. David is currently working on his mini-doco for Nat Geo Adventure, check out what he had to say about ... Read more >

David returns from Rajasthan, India - doco in the making.

INDIA | Tuesday, 4 Nov 2008 | Views [2928]

David, interviewing local village women in Rajasthan David Wardell, recipient of the 2008 Video Documentary Scholarship has returned from his assignment in Rajasthan, India. Enduring extreme heat, dodging scorpions and wrangling camels, David ... Read more >

2008 Travel Writing Scholarships - Story gets published!

SRI LANKA | Wednesday, 1 Oct 2008 | Views [3456] | Comments [2]

Susannah Palk, winner of the 2008 Travel Writing Scholarship has just had her travel article published in both The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age (Melbourne based paper). It's a beautiful story about her volunteering assignment in Sri Lanka. Congratulations ... Read more >

2008 Travel Photography Scholarship - WINNER SHARES ALL!

AUSTRALIA | Thursday, 25 Sep 2008 | Views [4626]

Nelson has returned from his travel photography assignment in Outback Australia with National Geographic on-assignment photographer Jason Edwards. Its seems the pair had a real outback Aussie experience including cattle yards, camel herding, giant ... Read more >

Gallery: Travel Writing 2009 (Kerala)

WORLDWIDE | Tuesday, 23 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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2008 Travel Documentary Scholarship - The winner!

WORLDWIDE | Wednesday, 10 Sep 2008 | Views [5510] | Comments [3]

Thank you to everyone who submitted a video for consideration, we appreciate the time and effort that went into creating your documentaries. The judging panel experienced the full gammet of emotions whilst viewing - they were moved, shocked, delighted ... Read more >

Travel Writing Assignment - mission accomplished!

SRI LANKA | Monday, 4 Aug 2008 | Views [4887]

Susannah has returned from her Travel Writing assignment in Sri Lanka where she volunteered in Kosgoda, a small coastal village devastated by the tsunami. She got her hands dirty working on everything from building houses to teaching English and saving ... Read more >

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