Since 2002 the SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) has offered grants up to $1,000 for qualifying students in need of financial assistance for educational and group travel. SYF is a sister organization of the Student & Youth Travel Association.
To qualify applicants must be younger than 25, participating in some sort of student or youth group travel and demonstrate a need for financial assistance. Visit the website for a complete list of requirements.
Between 40-60 grants are issued be four-month funding cycle. The average grant totals $600, but may be as much as $1000.
Next deadline is November 30, 2011. Successful grantees will be announced in mid-January.