SPOKANE, Wash., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People to People Ambassador Programs, the leader in global educational travel experiences, has launched the "I Am…" scholarship contest, offering students nationwide the opportunity to experience other cultures and increase global awareness. For a chance to win one of three full tuition scholarships toward a People to People Student Ambassador trip, students have until the end of November to enter the essay contest.
"This contest is just one of the many ways that People to People will fulfill its $1 million travel promise to bring the benefit of international programs to as many of our students as possible," said Peg Thomas, president of People to People Ambassador Programs. "Whether a global trekker, adventurer, explorer, world scholar or global citizen, the "I Am…" scholarship contest seeks to expand students' world view and celebrate individual uniqueness."
The contest will award one full- tuition scholarship, worth up to $7,000, to a student in each of the following grade levels: Grade School (grades 5-6), Middle School (grades 7-8) and High School (grades 9-12). To enter the "I Am…" scholarship contest students must compose a 250-300 word essay beginning with the phrase "I Am…" and articulating why international travel is important to them.
For more information and to submit an essay, visit: www.PeopletoPeople.com/IAM. All entries must be received by November 30, 2012. No purchase is necessary to win. Additional international travel scholarships can be found at www.P2PPayYourWay.com.
About People to People Ambassador Programs
People to People Ambassador Programs is the world's most recognized educational travel provider. Since the 1960s, more than 500,000 people from around the world have traveled with People to People Ambassador Programs to help further global understanding through cross-cultural exchange. Offering unmatched safety measures and unparalleled access to foreign cultures and countries, People to People Ambassador Programs promotes personal success in a globalized world and fosters international friendships for both students and professional adults.
People to People Ambassador Programs is the exclusive educational travel provider of People to People International (PTPI), a nonprofit organization founded in 1956 by President Dwight D. Eisenhower to promote peace through understanding worldwide. Together, PTPI and People to People Ambassador Programs are united in a mission to bridge cultural and political borders through education and exchange. For more information, please visit www.peopletopeople.com.
About Ambassadors Group
Ambassadors Group Inc. (NASDAQ: EPAX) is a socially conscious education company located in Spokane, Washington. Ambassadors Group, Inc. is the parent company of Ambassador Programs, Inc., World Adventures Unlimited, Inc., and BookRags, Inc., an educational research website. The Company also oversees the Washington School of World Studies, an accredited travel study and distance learning school. Additional information about Ambassadors Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries is available at www.ambassadorsgroup.com. In this press release, "Company", "we", "us", and "our" refer to Ambassadors Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries.
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