Flyin Ryan is proud to announce the addition of three new Adventure Scholarship recipients to their Adventure Scholar family!

Photo of Maya Dizack Flyin Ryan Adventure Scholar

Maya Dizack is a University of Vermont student and aspiring scientist pursuing a degree in Environmental Science with a concentration in human health and environment. She will be using her award to complete her capstone project of sea kayaking from the headwaters to the mouth of the Missisippi River while conducting water quality research and organizing outreach events for community members. The goal of her research is to better understand the baseline of health in the Mississippi River. In doing so she will become the youngest documented woman and woman of color to paddle the Mississippi River solo.

Photo of Sarah Bartlett Flyin Ryan

Sarah Bartlett is a 9th grader at South Burlington High School who enjoys hiking, running with her dog, soccer, basketball, playing piano and spending time on the lake. She is passionate about keeping the environment clean and will be using her award to attend SEACAMP, a marine science camp in San Diego, California, this summer.

Photo of Saeed Zaroori Flyin Ryan

Saeed Zaroori is 32 years old and the Founder of Iranian Adventurers with Disabilities Team – a groups that shows to Iranian people with disabilities and non-disabled persons that they can take adventures with any physical conditions. He is a journalist and inspirational lecturer in field of adventure and travel. Muscular dystrophy has weakened his hands and legs but could not affect his motivations and ambitions. He uses a power wheelchair. He will be using his award to camp one night on a wall of Dorfak Peak, climbing this peak with his own power wheelchair (this power wheelchair has a trolley of extra batteries). He will also camp on the wall of the peak.

The Flyin Ryan Adventure Scholarship Program exists to provide monetary awards to assist adventurers of all kinds, from all around the world, in pursuing their passions. Applicants must come up with their own set of Core Values and demonstrate character, passion for their goal and financial need. Learn more and apply at