Ka Mahi Scholarship Application

Register your interest for upcoming scholarship courses by submitting an application below.
Please check that you meet the following criteria before completing the application form:
  • I am a New Zealand Citizen or Resident
  • I am aged between 18-26 years
Note: scholarship funding is only available for select Ka Mahi Classic courses throughout the year. Please do not book yourself on a course and then apply for a Ka Mahi scholarship. Successful applicants will be booked by our Enrolments team.

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dd/mm/yyyy *you must aged between 18-26yrs to be eligible for this scholarship

What words would you like us to use when not using your name, such as; he, she, they etc.

e.g. NZ European, Māori, Pasifika

Please name a city, town or region


e.g. how you help in the community, your current challenging situation and/or the work you do with one of our Community Partner organisations.

e.g. what you hope to achieve and/or experience by completing a course.

Please provide the name and contact phone number of someone who is a willing and credible reference for your application. e.g. they can verify your community work, volunteering or current challenge.

You may upload any documentation that will strengthen your application.


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

  • The application must be completed by the person wanting to attend the course
  • You must be within 18-26 years of age
  • 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 your doctor
  • As Outward Bound NZ is a non-profit organisation, funding is only available to NZ Citizens and NZ Residents
  • Ka Mahi 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.