2014 competition name: atlantic impact blogger contest: abroad for a cause
closes on: MAY 13 11:59pm ET
get the prizes: 2 bloggers with roundtrip airfare from an international airport in the continental U.S. to Barbados. Accommodation and on-the-ground transportation to and from our scheduled activities will also be provided. The trip will take place mid-August 2014, and will last about 10 days.
eligibility: Bloggers and writers who have a passion for travel; have your own personal platform for writing; an American citizen; at least 21 years old; have a valid passport to travel to Barbados this summer; be comfortable interacting with high school students
To join: fill out on https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1qedYALk6R1oZlckjErb1kCFWfEu25bk5W4vIJrWZyII/viewform
Shortly after the screening period closes, if you are approved, you will receive instructions about how to create your Abroad For A Cause fundraising profile. We will be using crowdrise.com as the fundraising platform.
You will have until JUNE 9 to fundraise. Encourage your friends, family, and network to donate through your profile! Only online donations made through your fundraising page will be counted towards eligibility for the trip. A leaderboard will be available for viewing, so you can continuously monitor your progress compared to other bloggers.
Shortly after the fundraising period closes, we will announce the second blogger who will be joining us. Everyone will know the first blogger, courtesy of the leaderboard.