Let your passion and interest in doing the different take you places.

At #DoTheDifferent we want to encourage young adults from all strata of society to benefit from the wonderful learning our programs offer. For 2019, we are offering four scholarships on trips that are of interest to you. Whether you are a high school student eager to learn outside a conventional classroom or a home-schooler looking to take your interest in conservation to another level, you are welcome to apply for our scholarships and travel free or at a discounted price on one of our trips.


  • You must be between 13 to 19 years and of the minimum age required for the internship / expedition at the time of travel
  • You must exhibit a strong interest or association with the subject of the internship / expedition and provide evidence of it via photographs / certificates / articles you have authored etc. in your application
  • Finalists will be required to submit two reference certificates (one from School and another from outside school).
  • Recipients of the scholarship need to make their own travel arrangements to join the group.

Scholarships Available

Arrival and departure transfers at the destination at specified timings. Our team will help you with the details for your trip.


One partial scholarship worth 50% of the land cost of the trip


Two partial scholarships worth 25% of the land cost of the trip


  1. #DoTheDifferent is a brand owned and operated by Turtle Trips Pvt. Ltd and the company offers travel based internships and expeditions for 13 to 19 year olds. As part of the 2019 launch the company will be giving away 4 scholarships based on the following 
    a. One full scholarship worth 100% of the land cost of the trip 
    b. One partial scholarship worth 50% of the land cost of the trip 
    c. Two partial scholarships worth 25% of the land cost of the trip.
  2. The scholarships are based on land package only and so do not include flight tickets, visa and insurance costs. Travel to and from the start and finish point of the destination and all other expenses outside the ‘inclusions’ of the trip are the responsibility of the person who is awarded the scholarship.
  3. Only Young Adults between the age of 13 and 19 years, during the time of the trip may apply, irrespective of whether they are attached to an educational institution or not. Only one application per person is permitted.
  4. Applicants for Active Internships are expected to be of the required fitness level by the trip date and to possess the skills needed to undertake the trip (example cycling in the case of a cycling trip etc).
  5. To ensure a fair assessment of all applications, the scholarships will be reviewed by a 3 person jury including one independent reviewer from outside the organization. The scholarship will be awarded based on the application form purely. The jury reserves the right to choose any applicant as the winner of the scholarship without assigning any reason or explanation for having done so.
  6. Family members of people associated with #DoTheDifferent in a professional capacity are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
  7. The scholarship will be awarded for the internship / expedition applied for and will purely be based on the merit as decided by jury with no bearing what so ever to the cost attached.
  8. The scholarship is applicable only for the date of the trip available and is not transferable or redeemable in cash. Any scholarship not used during 2019 for any reason what so ever will become void and cannot be carried forward to next year.
  9. The last date for applying for the scholarship is 15th December at 23.59 hours and the result of the applications will be announced on our social media pages on 10th January.
  10. You consent the use of the contents of your scholarship application form in parts or in whole by #DoTheDifferent on their public platforms including but not limited to their website, social media pages, emailers etc.
  11. By applying for this scholarship it is deemed that the applicant has gone through the terms and conditions and the code of conduct applicable to all our Young Adult Internship Programs and has agreed to abide by them.
  12. Any applicant found ineligible by age or qualification or having submitted false or untrue information at the time of application will be disqualified.
  13. The Scholarship Program is fully funded by Turtle Trips Pvt. Ltd and they reserve the right to amend any condition or fully withdraw this program without prior notice, at any point.
  14. Any dispute pertaining to the Scholarship Program must be initiated in the courts of Bangalore, India.


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