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SYF Scholarship Application Periods Now Open!

SYTA Youth Foundation (SYF) application periods are open for the Road Scholarship and the Ripley Hunter “World is a Classroom” Essay Contest. To date, SYF has awarded more than $1.2 Million to more than 6,000 student and youth travelers in need.

Employee Spotlight: Heidi Jones

Heidi Jones has worked with Hemisphere Educational Travel for more than 30 years. As the company’s International Account Executive, she works with groups traveling around the world.

The Hawaiian Islands: Boundless Exploration

Sandy shores, azul waters, lush forests … The Hawaiian Islands are paradise!

Yet the Aloha State is more than a vacation destination. The Hawaiian Islands’ rich culture and history offer students an experience akin to visiting another country, with the convenience of traveling with the United States.

Why Your Students Need Travel Insurance

Even with all that planning going into student travel, the unexpected can happen. Students get sick. Flights get canceled. Passports get stolen.

We’re not exactly arguing Murphy’s Law—anything that can go wrong, will go wrong—but there is a possibility something unexpected will disrupt a trip.