Rustic Pathways empowers students to positively impact lives and communities around the world through its innovative and responsible travel experiences.
We are committed to creating a world where:
A) Travel is accepted as an essential part of every education.
B) Travel is a model of sustainable development.
C) All people are connected by a shared humanity and all decisions are made with a global perspective.
Rustic Pathways is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a high school or college student attending an accredited U.S. college or university in 2020. $1,000 will also be granted to the school that referred the winning student.
To apply for this scholarship, follow the instructions below. Submit the online application form and answer the following essay question (under 1,000 words):
In The Prisoner by Marcel Proust, the narrator comments about art that:
"The only true voyage of discovery, the only fountain of Eternal Youth, would be not to visit strange lands but to possess other eyes, to behold the universe through the eyes of another, of a hundred others, to behold the hundred universes that each of them beholds."
How might travel enhance your ability to "possess other eyes", and why might this be important to you?