If you are an undergraduate student and need to have extra funds for your studies, the Tortuga Backpacks offers a scholarship for the academic year of 2021-2022. Tortuga Backpacks USA organized the Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarships program that will be intended for undergraduate students who are dedicated to their studies and passionate about exploring the world. They have sponsored the scholarship program to help every student with their financial fundings and help them with their financial burdens and continue their educations.
The Tortuga Backpacks strongly believe that the students nowadays deserve to experience a good education and a world beyond their universities but they do know that not everyone can afford travel especially those who don’t have enough budget plans for their education.
About the Sponsor
Tortuga Backpacks is a private company with a mission to help all the travelers around the world avoid a high fee cost and travel hassles of their luggage with a piece of carry-on size luggage which also includes the students who are studying abroad. When their customers avail themselves of their luggage from the company for their trips or travel, they are paying forward the funding scholarships for undergraduate students in the USA.
Eligibility and Criteria
The students must be from the USA and must meet the following criteria of the scholarship:
- A US citizen or an international student who is currently enrolled in any university in the USA with a students visa
- Enrolled in an undergraduate degree
- Must be having a good academic records
- Already applied or been admitted to study abroad in an eligible program credited by the university.
- Must possess relevant marks
Interested students must check all the eligibility before doing the application process.
All applicants must be able to complete the online application process and must submit the required documents below:
- Transcript of records
- Copy of students National ID card
- The transcript of academic records must be in the previous school attended
The deserving students who will be the recipient of the Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarship will be awarded an educational fund amounting to $1,000 and one travel backpack.
The scholarship funds to be given away can be used by the students towards their tuition fees, travel expenses, accommodations or books, and other necessary school supplies needed for their studies.
The recipient of the scholarship awards will be notified and posted on the official Tortuga Backpacks social media pages or blogs. There is only one submission to be validated and will be accepted.
For the Spring of 2022, the scholarship application form submission must be until November 15, 2021, and the winners for the scholarship will be announced on November 30, 2021.
For the Fall of 2022, all applications must be submitted by April 15, 2022, and the recipient of the award will be announced by April 30, 2022.
The Tortuga Study Abroad Scholarships will be offered annually to give more chances to the students in the USA.