$1000 for Fall Semester

$1000 for Spring Semester

Travel Essay Scholarship Contest

Submit Your Essay to Earn $1000

College Scholarship


Students must submit a 700-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the BusRental.com blog and will also secure the winner a one-time scholarship of $1000.


Eligibility for this student scholarship requires entrants be enrolled at an accredited university at time of submission of essay.

Essay Requirements:

  • Include your name & email address on the left side header
  • Essay Format should be in MLA style
  • You don’t need a title page
  • Use legible 12 point font & 1- inch margins
  • Your essay must be a minimum of 700 words or a maximum of 1000 words. It must be original and written from your own experience.

How to Enter:

Submit your essay to:


* Deadline for Spring 2019 - Closed under deadline

Winner for Spring 2019 - See winner here

* Deadline for Fall 2019 - June 1st

Winner for Fall 2019 - Announced June 15th

Past Winners

Congratulations to our winners!

  • Spring 2018 - Ciani Clarke, Life University, Marietta, GA; Read more »
  • Fall 2018 - Kelly Haw, Utah State University, Logan, UT.
  • Spring 2019 - Njasluka Chisebe, Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH. Read more »

* Disclaimers & Rules:

Scholarships are not renewable. If you would like to apply for both the Fall and Spring, please re-submit your essay for each semester.

Your prize is not transferable, or non-refundable and cannot be substituted or exchanged for any other prizes.

All winners will be asked to provide a valid transcript, proof of enrollment & student ID before getting their contest winnings.

Submitting your online scholarship application certifies that all the information you have provided is true & completed to the best of your knowledge. You will be disqualified if it is discovered in any way that any information has been falsified.

Our rules are subject to change without any notice.