FTF Scholarships

After one month of life in Russia, the universe has shown me yet again how incapable I am at playing nice with others. Having a personality that my loving parents refer to as 'being larger than life', I more often than not am shoving my tiny feet into my mouth. Therefore, trying to conceal my...

I’m flat on my stomach flying at 9,000 feet, legs tight and arms stretched wide. My neck and head are over the edge, and the wind is heavy when you’re up this high. Provocative thoughts are coming and going, like the oddly hilarious Native American goddess whose breath is sweeping the sweat from my...

After hosting five Teen Travel Writers Scholarship contests with the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), Family Travel Forum and SATW decided this winter to invite writers, ages 18-26, to participate in a Young Travel Writers Scholarship. This is an opportunity for young adults to share...

Echad, shtayim, shalosh, arba…”The foreign sounds of counting came from the deck of a dhow, a traditional Arab sailboat, cruising through a harbor filled with open sky, twinkling city lights, and water glistening with oil. Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine myself on the third night of my...

(New York, NY - October 30, 2014) Family Travel Forum (FTF), the trusted vacation planning resource, in partnership with the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Family Travel Forum Teen Travel Writing Scholarship.  Designed to promote teen...

(New York, NY October 20, 2014) Family Travel Forum (FTF), the award-winning resource for family vacation planners, in association with Empire State Development’s Division of Tourism (I LOVE NEW YORK) congratulates the winners of the 2014 ILNY Teen Travel Writing Scholarship.  Designed to promote...

What do Mohonk Mountain House, Tyler Place and Smuggler's Notch have in common -- you'll find kids clubs, water sports, hiking, adult-only activities, guest camaraderie, water slides and more at these rural retreats. Mohonk Mountain House, the Tyler Place Family Resort and Smugglers Notch are among...

The emotional life of today's teens is revealed in the thousands of compelling travel blogs submitted to the 3rd annual FTF Teen Travel Writing Scholarship. (New York, November 13, 2009) - Family Travel Forum (FTF), the award-winning family vacation publisher, is proud to announce the winners of...

FTF's 3rd annual Teen Travel Writing Scholarship is open to teens sharing their travel tales in our community dedicated to travel "Before I Get Old." (New York, NY – April 23, 2009) - Family Travel Forum (FTF), the award-winning resource for family vacation information on the web, announces its 3rd...

Our congratulations to all student travel bloggers who earned 2011 Scholarships from Family Travel Forum (FTF) and the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) for college or further travels. As many of you know, between May 1 and August 1, 2011, nearly 6,000 students ages 13-18, educated in US or...

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