Unique Opportunity: JetBlue’s Climate Change and Tourism Scholarships

JetBlue is offering two (2) scholarships for the recipients to attend as observers, the first-ever “Innovators Think Tank on Climate Change and Coastal Tourism” in the Dominican Republic on July 22nd – 24th, 2015.

The Think Tank which is an initiative of the Center for Responsible Travel (CREST) and the Puntacana Ecological Foundation is a unique opportunity for students to learn about key issues involving climate change and tourism.

The event is designed to be a practical, “how to” working meeting of leading tourism practitioners and climate change experts. Discussion will focus around minimising damage to tourism infrastructure and activities in the wake of increasingly severe storms and rising sea levels and water temperatures, as well as, solutions for lessoning the industry’s contribution to climate change.

The scholarship application deadline is July 10th, 2015 and a decision will be made by July 13th, 2015. Click here for full details.