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Scholarship will include donations from the following:

Las Olas Surf Safaris for Women
  Sherpani Lifestyle Bags for Women
  Athleta active sportswear

Las Olas donates full tuition for a seven day/six night surf safari, including daily surf and yoga classes, spa treatment, daily breakfast and ground transportation. See Las Olas website for inclusions.   Sherpani Lifestyle Bags for Women donates airfare to the Las Olas safari location from any major airport in the continental US. Also, Sherpani also includes a three piece set of eye-catching luggage for your surf safari gear.   Athleta donates a $500 Gift Card so the scholarship recipient can shop for a surf-worthy wardrobe from their collection of hip, feminine designs with a performance core.

Here's how to submit your essay:

In 250 words or less, describe a solution to a critical challenge we face in our world today.

 

Judging:

Ten submissions will be selected by our panel based on the following criteria:

What is the important challenge facing us?
Is the solution fresh, concise, innovative, and inspiring?
How can we put your plan into action?

All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account, which may be identified by a reverse domain name search or other means.
Failure to follow any part of the official rules can lead to disqualification and eligibility for the Las Olas Scholarship.




OFFICIAL RULES:

Submissions will be accepted beginning May 12, 2011 at 12pm PST through June 6, 2011 at 11:59pm PST. Limit one entry per person. Multiple submissions by the same person using one or more e-mail accounts will not be accepted.

 

Writers must agree to editing for grammar and punctuation, if necessary, prior to publishing. Writers and nominees grant permission to publish essay for no compensation. Writers must also agree to allow the submission and their photo be published on the La Playa blog.

 

Writers must also include a head shot, granting permission to publish photo should your essay be chosen. Email essay, your photo, and permission to publish to: scholarship@surflasolas.com

 

Up to ten submissions will be selected by the Las Olas panel of judges and posted on the Las Olas La Playa blog page for review and voting by visitors from June 30, 2011 until end of the day July 21, 2011. The story with the most votes wins. One vote per person, please.

 


The Las Olas Surf Safari Scholarship includes the following:

 

Full tuition for a seven day/six night Las Olas surf safari, including daily surf and yoga classes, spa treatment, daily breakfast and ground transportation. See Las Olas website for specific safari inclusions.

 

Airfare from an international airport within the continental United States provided by SherpaniClick here for a list of available airports.

Three piece set of Sherpani luggage including Meridian 22”, Solstice 20”, and Sojourn tote bag.  

 

Athleta Gift Card valued at $500 (retail) so the scholarship recipient can shop for a surf-worthy wardrobe from their collection of hip, feminine designs with a performance core.

 

Scholarship must be redeemed for any scheduled Las Olas surf safari by June 9, 2012.

All other incidental travel charges must be paid by scholarship recipient.

 

The Scholarship will be announced on August 4, 2011.
All entries will remain confidential until a winner is chosen.
Writers and nominees must read and agree to the Official Rules.

 

Ready, set, write!
Good luck!

 

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

Recipients of the Las Olas Surf Safari Scholarship must be legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico and must be age 18 or older. Employees of participating donors including Las Olas Surf Safaris for Women, Manifesta Corp., Gap Inc., Athleta, Sherpani Inc., their affiliates, vendors, distributors, advertising and promotional agencies are not eligible to participate in the Las Olas Surf Safari Scholarship.

 

General Release. By entering and/or accepting the scholarship, you release Manifesta Corporation and participating donors as well as any of their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agencies from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the giveaway or acceptance, possession or use of the award, whether under a theory of contract, tort or warranty or other theory. As a condition of being awarded the scholarship, you will be required to execute a signed acceptance of these official rules and release of liability. Except where prohibited by law, entry and/or acceptance of scholarship constitutes permission for Manifesta Corporation to use your name, address, statements, biography, image, and/or likeness for promotional purposes without further compensation.


Miscellaneous. The scholarship award and these official rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the United States. You agree to be bound by these official rules and by the decisions of Manifesta Corporation, which are final and binding in all respects. Manifesta Corporation reserves the right to suspend or cancel the scholarship or your participation should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond Manifesta's control affect the administration, security or proper play of the scholarship. If you violate these official rules, tamper with the operation of the voting or engage in any other misconduct, you are subject to disqualification. Manifesta Corporation reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to receive the scholarship.

 

LIST OF AIRPORTS:

 



City 

Airport 

ALABAMA


Birmingham

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Huntsville

Huntsville International Airport (Carl T. Jones Field)

ARIZONA


Phoenix

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Tucson

Tucson International Airport

ARKANSAS


Fayetteville

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Little Rock

Little Rock National Airport (Adams Field)

CALIFORNIA


Burbank

Bob Hope Airport

Fresno

Fresno Yosemite International Airport

Long Beach

Long Beach Airport (Daugherty Field)

Los Angeles

Los Angeles International Airport

Oakland

Metropolitan Oakland International Airport

Ontario

Ontario International Airport

Palm Springs

Palm Springs International Airport

Sacramento

Sacramento International Airport

San Diego

San Diego International Airport

San Francisco

San Francisco International Airport

San Jose

Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport

Santa Ana

John Wayne Airport - Orange County (was Orange County Airport)

COLORADO


Colorado Springs

City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport

Denver

Denver International Airport

CONNECTICUT


Windsor Locks

Bradley International Airport

FLORIDA


Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Fort Myers

Southwest Florida International Airport

Jacksonville

Jacksonville International Airport

Miami

Miami International Airport

Orlando

Orlando International Airport

Orlando

Orlando Sanford International Airport

Pensacola

Pensacola Regional Airport

Sarasota / Bradenton

Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport

Tampa

Tampa International Airport

West Palm Beach

Palm Beach International Airport

GEORGIA


Atlanta

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Savannah

Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport

IDAHO


Boise

Boise Airport (Gowen Field)

ILLINOIS


Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

Chicago

Chicago Midway International Airport

Moline

Quad City International Airport

Peoria

General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport 

(formerly Greater Peoria Regional Airport)

Rockford

Chicago Rockford International Airport

INDIANA


Indianapolis

Indianapolis International Airport

IOWA


Cedar Rapids

The Eastern Iowa Airport

Des Moines

Des Moines International Airport

KANSAS


Wichita

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport

KENTUCKY


Covington

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport

Lexington

Blue Grass Airport

Louisville

Louisville International Airport (Standiford Field)

LOUISIANA


New Orleans

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport

MAINE


Bangor

Bangor International Airport

Portland

Portland International Jetport

MARYLAND


Baltimore / Glen Burnie

Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

MASSACHUSETTS


Boston

Gen. Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport

MICHIGAN


Detroit / Romulus

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport

Flint

Bishop International Airport

Grand Rapids

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

MINNESOTA


Minneapolis

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (Wold-Chamberlain Field)

MISSISSIPPI


Jackson

Jackson-Evers International Airport

MISSOURI


Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport

Springfield

Springfield-Branson National Airport

St. Louis

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

MONTANA


Billings

Billings Logan International Airport

NEBRASKA


Omaha

Eppley Airfield

NEVADA


Las Vegas

McCarran International Airport

Reno

Reno-Tahoe International Airport

NEW HAMPSHIRE


Manchester

Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

NEW JERSEY


Atlantic City

Atlantic City International Airport

Newark

Newark Liberty International Airport

NEW MEXICO


Albuquerque

Albuquerque International Sunport

NEW YORK


Albany

Albany International Airport

Buffalo

Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Islip

Long Island MacArthur Airport

New York

John F. Kennedy International Airport

New York

LaGuardia Airport (also see Marine Air Terminal)

Rochester

Greater Rochester International Airport

Syracuse

Syracuse Hancock International Airport

White Plains

Westchester County Airport

NORTH CAROLINA


Asheville

Asheville Regional Airport

Charlotte

Charlotte/Douglas International Airport

Greensboro

Piedmont Triad International Airport

Raleigh

Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Wilmington

Wilmington International Airport

NORTH DAKOTA


Fargo

Hector International Airport

OHIO


Akron

Akron-Canton Regional Airport

Cleveland

Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport

Columbus

Port Columbus International Airport

Dayton

James M. Cox Dayton International Airport

OKLAHOMA


Oklahoma City

Will Rogers World Airport

Tulsa

Tulsa International Airport

OREGON


Portland

Portland International Airport

PENNSYLVANIA


Harrisburg / Middletown

Harrisburg International Airport

Philadelphia

Philadelphia International Airport

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh International Airport

RHODE ISLAND


Providence

Theodore Francis Green State Airport

SOUTH CAROLINA


Charleston

Charleston International Airport / Charleston AFB

Columbia

Columbia Metropolitan Airport

Greer

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (Roger Milliken Field)

Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach International Airport

SOUTH DAKOTA


Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Regional Airport (Joe Foss Field)

TENNESSEE


Knoxville

McGhee Tyson Airport

Memphis

Memphis International Airport

Nashville

Nashville International Airport (Berry Field)

TEXAS


Amarillo

Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport

Austin

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Corpus Christi / Kingsville

Corpus Christi International Airport

Dallas

Dallas Love Field

Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

El Paso

El Paso International Airport

Harlingen

Valley International Airport

Houston

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Houston

William P. Hobby Airport

Lubbock

Lubbock Preston Smith International Airport

McAllen

McAllen-Miller International Airport

Midland

Midland International Airport

San Antonio

San Antonio International Airport

UTAH


Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City International Airport

VERMONT


Burlington

Burlington International Airport

VIRGINIA


Charlottesville

Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport

Newport News

Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport

Norfolk

Norfolk International Airport

Richmond

Richmond International Airport (Byrd Field)

Roanoke

Roanoke Regional Airport (Woodrum Field)

Washington, D.C. (Arlington County)

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Washington, D.C. (Chantilly / Dulles)

Washington Dulles International Airport

WASHINGTON


Seattle / Tacoma (SeaTac)

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Spokane

Spokane International Airport (Geiger Field)

WEST VIRGINIA


Charleston

Yeager Airport

WISCONSIN


Green Bay

Austin Straubel International Airport

Madison

Dane County Regional Airport (Truax Field)

Milwaukee

General Mitchell International Airport

WYOMING


Jackson

Jackson Hole Airport

 

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