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Adventures Beyond Barriers

INDIA | Wed, 9 Sep 2015 | By naina28 | Views [615] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I graduated from Film & Television Institute of India, Pune in 2014 . While i was studying in the institute, i freelanced as a cameraperson on short videos and documentaries to support my education. During these years i developed a keen interest in ... Read more >

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Discovering love by discovering the world

USA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By aejo1991 | Views [496] | Comments [1] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I come from a family lacking adventurous spirits. My parents had never traveled outside of the U.S. -- with the exception of Caribbean islands for resort getaways. So, to my mother, my desire to do an alternative spring break in Jamaica (teaching schoolchildren) ... Read more >

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Undiscovered Beauty

COSTA RICA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By danielita | Views [417] | Video | Scholarship Entry

This is not about me. Our generation, the young filmakers I see on my instagram feed at 2am while dreaming of having their chances to travel and shoot and explore...they also forgot that. Its about the story. And YES that sound cliche, but I really believe ... Read more >

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SVSP

UNITED STATES OUTLYING ISLANDS | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By trejack3 | Views [331] | Video | Scholarship Entry

So this application program shut out on me canceling all the words I've typed twice. I debated whether or not this is a sign that I should give on trying to apply to this scholarship. Maybe the universe has been giving me a sign or perhaps it's just a ... Read more >

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The Travel Curiosity

MOROCCO | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By yasmineb | Views [384] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Born and raised in Morocco, I moved to New York to study Film at Columbia University. Inspired by my dad, I have traveled around the world and learnt different languages while researching political science and anthropology, and directing short films ... Read more >

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The Broadcaster

CANADA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By kathleencaulderwood | Views [313] | Comments [1] | Video | Scholarship Entry

This scholarship would help me continue the adventurous, slightly rebellious career path I've been pursuing. For the past few years, I have been a mild-mannered print journalist, traveling around the United States, Canada and other countries writing about ... Read more >

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One man's journey

CANADA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By mattsteeves | Views [431] | Comments [2] | Video | Scholarship Entry

As a kid I watched countless documentaries about travel and nature. Ever since first picking up a camera it's been my dream to capture the beauty of the world and share it with others. Nothing is more fulfilling than inspiring others to step outside ... Read more >

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Why Gabo inspires me to travel

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By sarepaduncan | Views [293] | Video | Scholarship Entry

For the last 10 years I have documented life in Colombia, both as an expat and a traveller. It has become a bit of a mission of mine to share what life is like in the country, which still faces harsh stereotypes and misunderstanding. I usually write about ... Read more >

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Terms of EnJejument

SOUTH KOREA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By terryerickson | Views [304] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Terry grew up forty minutes north of Baltimore City, though you wouldn’t know it, from all the farms, pastures, and corn. His parents were horse trainers, and his brother loved to ride; Terry was the strange one who didn’t. The family pony once bucked ... Read more >

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My Father's Travels

AUSTRALIA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By rosemaryg | Views [292] | Video | Scholarship Entry

My name is Rosemary and I'm a recent media arts graduate. To me, adventure is a central part of life. Telling people's stories is a lifelong passion of mine. I still remember when I, at the age of four, realised that I wanted to be a storyteller like ... Read more >

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Go with Your Drift

USA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By julestorm | Views [350] | Video | Scholarship Entry

My name is Julia and I am absolutely in love with the art of storytelling. Backstory: as a tween I went from a small, strong religious community in the Texas suburbs to an international school in a major French city (where any religious moniker or garb ... Read more >

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The Cave Man

USA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By sprodigality | Views [307] | Comments [2] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I fell in love with filmmaking while living in a Cambodian hut. I realized that storytelling was the only way to communicate the experiences I was having, and began to dive into the sea of video. I am an entrepreneur at heart and amateur filmmaker who ... Read more >

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He, Who Inspires Me To Travel.

USA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By jschiappa | Views [1427] | Comments [6] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Hi World Nomads! My name is Joey Schiappa, I am twenty two years old and am a recent graduate of Columbia College Chicago's Cinema Arts and Sciences Program, Class of 2015. I feel that I am a strong contender for the travel scholarship because ... Read more >

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North Korea - The Hermit Kingdom Part 1

NORTH KOREA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By bluebatray | Views [224] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I am a world traveler. I enjoy going to places to live in the culture and to be one of the locals. I stay in hostels, talk to locals, and usually travel to problem areas to hear both sides of a story. I am not afraid to go to any place. I am kind of a ... Read more >

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Where it All Began

USA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By nicolawing | Views [281] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Have you ever felt like you knew you shouldn’t be doing something, but you did it anyway? It didn’t feel right in your heart but your mind told a different story? This is how I feel about my chosen career path. After high school I rushed into doing a ... Read more >

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Uncle Tui

THAILAND | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By sunsanee | Views [304] | Video | Scholarship Entry

My name is Sunsanee. I'm Australian but my my mother is Thai. I'm a PhD student in my final year of what has been a lengthy, challenging but interesting endeavour. I come from a background in science (astrophysics- one of the less 'people' oriented disciplines) ... Read more >

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CAPTAIN GALILEA

MEXICO | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By andreagu | Views [270] | Comments [1] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Hello Nomads, My name is Andrea Gudiño i'm 22 years old, i`m mexican and traveller. Seven years ago i was introduced into photography world, since then i ' m in love of what photography has taught me: sensibility, attention, patient, time. Through photography ... Read more >

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Moksha

INDIA | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By adi10rane | Views [283] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I am a documentary film maker who loves to travel. Travelling has taught me things which I wouldn't have otherwise learned - from coasts to mountains to deserts of India. It was a professional corporate film I was shooting for heavy vehicle ... Read more >

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My Dutch Waldo

NETHERLANDS | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By mydutchwaldo | Views [310] | Comments [3] | Video | Scholarship Entry

Although originally from Texas, USA, I am currently studying international journalism and media (with a minor in sociology) at Richmond University in London, England. I have a huge passion for foreign languages and cultures and hope to be a documentarian ... Read more >

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19 and Flying

UNITED KINGDOM | Tue, 8 Sep 2015 | By secreighton | Views [184] | Video | Scholarship Entry

The creative freedom the Film provides is amazing. Being able to have a simple daydream or thought develop and be bought to life on screen is what fuels my desire to make films. I've known very clearly and for a long time, video making was the career ... Read more >

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