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Scholarships for Student Travel
Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Presented by Carylann Assante, CAE, Chief Executive Officer, SYTA and SYTA Youth Foundation; and Teresa Crews, Programming Chair, SYTA Youth Foundation, and Product Development & Management, Universal Orlando Resort
Sponsored by SYTA – The Student & Youth Travel Association
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Research shows that educators believe travel positively benefits their students. Yet many say that the cost of travel is too high for many of their students—especially for those on free and reduced lunch programs.
“I extend the sincerest of thanks to you for allowing us to see the fires kindled in the eyes of our students.”
—Lisa Faulkner-Jones, Charles Hart Middle School
This edWebinar provides an overview of scholarship programs and special opportunities for students to travel. It also helps educators plan ahead and prepare to complete scholarship applications. There will be a special focus on the SYTA Youth Foundation Scholarship program, which has awarded more than a million dollars in scholarships.
This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to middle school through higher education teachers, and school and district leaders.
About the Presenters
Carylann Assante joined SYTA and the SYTA Youth Foundation in 2010. Her professional experience includes association and nonprofit management, hospitality and tourism, and academic enrichment programs for student and youth.
Teresa Crews, Programming Chair, SYTA Youth Foundation, and Product Development & Management, Universal Orlando Resort, leads a team that develops youth programs that combine education, learning and fun for Universal Orlando Resort. Prior to her career in hospitality, Teresa was a high school teacher.
SYTA is the non-profit, professional trade association that promotes student & youth travel and seeks to foster integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers. SYTA is “The Voice of Student and Youth Travel.®