Discovery Scholarship Application - Outward Bound

Discovery Scholarship Application

Please check that you meet the following funding criteria before completing the application form:
  • I am a New Zealand Citizen or Resident currently living in New Zealand
  • I am aged 18-26 years
  • I am volunteering in my community or I am experiencing financial/personal hardship


Please read:

Scholarship funding is only available for select Discovery courses throughout each year.

Discovery  scholarships are available thanks to the support of our generous donor community and the Outward Bound Foundation Trust.

Please do not book yourself on a course and then apply for a Discovery scholarship. Successful applicants will be booked by our Enrolments team.

All applicants will receive a response regarding their application by email or phone within 30 days from submission.

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*you must aged between 18-26yrs to be eligible for this scholarship

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You must be a New Zealand Citizen/Resident to be eligible for scholarship funding.



By submitting your application, you accept the following terms and conditions;

  • You have read our Participation Guidelines and are aware that if successful, you will need to disclose information about your physical health, mental health and criminal history. This is to help Outward Bound determine if this is the right time for you to attend a course.
  • The application must be completed by the person wanting to attend the course
  • You must be aged 18-26 years old
  • Scholarship recipients are responsible for covering the cost of travel to and from Picton (where our courses start and finish)
  • Scholarship recipients are responsible for covering the cost of completing an Outward Bound medical form with their doctor or nurse practitioner. 
  • As Outward Bound NZ is a non-profit organisation, scholarship funding is only available to NZ Citizens and NZ Residents
  • Discovery scholarship funding is restricted to certain courses and course dates
  • A post course letter, email or video is asked of successful applicants to share with our donors.

 Outward Bound will contact you upon receipt of your application by email or phone within 30 days.