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The postmark deadline for submission is January 31, 2020

2020 Scholarship Theme: Becoming a Global Citizen

The 2020 Scholarship Theme is "Becoming a Global Citizen." Finding your place in the world is as much about human connection as it is introspection. What does global citizenship mean to you? How do you see it shaping your future? Are there steps that you think one can take to become a better global citizen?

We ask that students take this opportunity to think critically about what global citizenship means to them and demonstrate their responses creatively through their submissions.

Entries for artwork, photography and writing categories are judged on creativity, inventiveness, and how the expression of the idea relates to the theme.

Eligibility Details

The contest is open to students in grades 6 through 12 traveling on an ACIS tour from October 15, 2019 through October 14, 2020. All entries must be accompanied by a completed copy of the Sponsor Application Form and the Scholarship Entry Form. Entries will NOT be accepted without these two completed forms. Sponsors may submit entries from as many students as they wish. Each student may submit only one entry. Any incomplete or unsigned Sponsor Application Forms or Scholarship Entry Forms will not be accepted. Please read through the Scholarship FAQs before submitting an entry.

If you have already paid in full for your trip and you are awarded a scholarship prize, our Client Services team will refund your account. If you have any specific questions regarding your account, Client Services can be reached at 877-795-0813 and accounts@acis.com.

Download Travel is Education Scholarship Forms:

Sponsor Application Form (PDF)
Student Scholarship Entry Form (PDF)

If you have any questions about the scholarship, send an email to contest@acis.com. Please note that all submissions to the Scholarship Contest become the property of ACIS. Entries cannot be returned for any reason.


Send Your Entry to:

ACIS Travel Scholarship
343 Congress Street, Suite 3100
Boston, MA 02210

The Deadline & Prizes

awards and prizes
The postmark deadline for submission is January 31, 2020.
Winners will be sent written notification along with their ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificates. Prizes for each of the three award categories* are as follows:

  • One High School Grand Prize: $1,000 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate
  • One High School Runner-Up Prize: $500 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate
  • One Middle School Grand Prize: $1,000 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate
  • One Middle School Runner-Up Prize: $500 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate
  • All teachers sponsoring a winner or runner-up will be rewarded a special $250 ACIS Travel Scholarship Certificate that they may give to a deserving student of their choice.
* Middle School students are offered two categories to participate in: writing or artwork/photography.