Love to travel? Apply for the OWHC's Young Travelling Scholarship

Travel and explore World Heritage Cities with a 1.000 € scholarship! Apply for the OWHC Young Travelling Scholorship. Deadline extended to July 7.

Are you are between the ages of 18 and 28 years old, love to learn about culture and heritage, and you can easily connect to people? Do you also like to tell others about your experiences on social media and have a strong following online? Then you are invited to apply for the 2019 OWHC Young Travelling Scholarship!

The Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) will send you on a trip through North America and/or Europe. Equipped with a budget of 1.000 €, you will discover World Heritage Cities and experience why our UNESCO World Heritage needs to be preserved.

Global Philadelphia Association encourages your trip to include Philadelphia, the first World Heritage City in the U.S., as well as exploring our fellow North America World Heritage cities, Quebec and San Antonio. 

Share your experience!

Tell your story and the things you discover, your experiences and personal encounters during your trip. What do we learn from our past and what connects us with our future when travelling in World Heritage Cities? Share your experience on all social media channels, as well as on a special travel blog website.


  • You have to be between 18 - 28 years old.
  • You can apply as a team of two.
  • Travel anytime from July until October 2019, for at least 2 weeks.
  • Travel destination: you choose a route, but we require that you visit at least three World Heritage Cities and two of them have to be a member of our OWHC Regional Secretariat
  • Regular posts on social media and the OWHC Travel Blog.
  • Produce a creative travel diary/documentation.

Deadline to submit your application is July 7,  2019

For all information on the application process, as well as details and requirements, please read the explanation sheet and the requirements for social media posts.

Questions? Contact Monika Göttler, OWHC Regional Secretariat Northwest Europe and North America, City of Regensburg, +49-941 507-4616, [email protected]