At backpacking expert, our goal is to make the outdoor adventure, camping, and hiking easier and more accessible for everyone interested in exploring and learning the wilderness. Backpacking Expert has created the Wellness Scholarship for postgraduate, high school or undergraduate students who are committed to a lifetime of healthy habits to receive a $1,000 award. This scholarship opportunity will be available once a year.


Students who are currently enrolled in a college, high school, trade school or university are encouraged to submit their application. Passion for a healthy lifestyle or hiking is a must.

General Terms of Participation

To participate in this scholarship, you will have to create a piece of content between 700 – 1,000 words promoting a practical approach to a healthy lifestyle during college, university year or high school (whichever is relevant to you) and how these habits can be sustained over a lifetime.

How to Submit Your Application

Write a 500 – 1,000-word essay with the requirements above and submit to us via a Word (.doc) or PDF (.pdf) file at with all of the details listed below:

  • “Backpacking Expert Wellness Travel Scholarship” as the email subject
  • Personal Details (Full Name, Phone, Address, and Email)
  • School Name
  • Area of Study

Following are the article sample that you can refer.

Deadline for Scholarship

The Backpacking Expert Wellness Travel Scholarship is available once a year. The deadline is below:

The final date for submission is December 30, 2017, and we will choose the winner by January 15, 2018. The winner will be contacted no later than January 30, 2018.

If you have further questions, please email contact us at via contact page.