Scholarship Program

Scholarship Details

The Costa Rican Vacations scholarship program recognizes and rewards innovation and ideas within the areas of tourism studies and sustainable tourism. Every year Costa Rican Vacations will award a scholarship of $1000 to the successful student who is interested in pursuing their studies and their career in tourism or sustainable development.

Costa Rican Vacations has, since its beginning, been involved in promoting tourism and sustainable tourism within Costa Rica.

Our company is made up of a diverse and international team who endeavor to promote, improve and encourage tourism and sustainable travel.” – Casey Halloran, Costa Rican Vacations CEO


The scholarship is open to US citizens who are enrolled in an undergraduate degree connected to the fields of tourism, sustainable development or sustainable tourism. Applicants must submit proof from their college/university that confirms their eligibility.


Students wishing to apply must submit a 600-700 word essay detailing the reasons they chose their specific field of study and what their career goals are in relation to this field. Our judging panel will select the winner they feel demonstrates the greatest desire and innovation. Applications must be received by August 1st 2014 and the successful applicant will be announced September 1st 2014.

Rules & Guidelines

  • All essays must be the applicants own work and not plagiarisms in anyway
  • Applicants must be able to prove they are US citizens
  • Applicants must be able to prove they are enrolled in a degree related to tourism, sustainable development or sustainable tourism
  • Applicants must provide their student identification number and the name and address of the institute they are registered at

Applicants must submit the above and their essay to

Mailed entries will be accepted and should be sent to the following address -

SJO 1467
6703 NW 7TH ST
MIAMI, FL 33126-6007
United States