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Jet Blue’s Climate Change & Tourism Scholarships

Credit: Jet Blue Foundation

Credit: Jet Blue Foundation

The JetBlue Foundation is offering two scholarships for students to attend the Centre for Responsible Travel (CREST) and the Puntacana Ecological Foundation’s Innovators Think Tank. This is a unique opportunity for students to learn about key issues involving climate change and tourism. Applications will be due July 10th and a decision will be made by July 13th. CREST will be handling applications.

 Scholarships for two eligible students include:
  • Air travel via JetBlue Airways by the most direct route to Punta Cana on or around July 22 and return to the closest city to the student's home or school that JetBlue services
  • 3 nights' accommodation at the Westin Punta Cana Resort & Club (July 22, 23, & 24)
  • Ground transportation to and from Punta Cana International Airport and all conference related activities
  • Tour of Puntacana Resort & Club
  • Programmed meals (breakfasts, lunches, and hors d'oeuvres at cocktail hours)
  • Attendance at all Think Tank proceedings and events
  • $250 for incidentals
Eligible students must:
  • Be available to fly to Punta Cana from a Caribbean city JetBlue Airways services (Students should live near an airport that JetBlue services.)
  • Be able to write and speak English proficiently
  • Be enrolled part-time or full-time in a colloquial school, college, university, or a certificate program
  • Be studying an area related to tourism, government affairs in the Caribbean, sustainable business practices, climate change science, conservation or oceanography. Preference will be given to students with demonstrated commitment and interest to one or more of these areas.

One scholarship will be awarded per student. Additional rules and considerations apply.

For more information on the scholarship, check out the Innovators Think Tank: Climate Change & Coastal Tourism Website!

Credit: Jet Blue Foundation

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