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/Resident
  • I am aged between 18-26 years

Fields marked with * are required.


dd/mm/yyyy e.g. 08/02/1998

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.


The scholarship application must be completed by the applicant. Outward Bound will contact you upon receipt of your application and applicants will be notified by email or phone within 30 days. By submitting your application, you accept the following terms and conditions;

  • You must be in the 18-26 years age range
  • Scholarship recipients are responsible for covering the cost of travel to/from Picton and completing an Outward Bound medical form with your doctor
  • As Outward Bound is a NZ charity, funding is only available to NZ residents and passport holders
  • Ka Mahi scholarship funding is restricted to certain courses and course dates
  • A post course letter, email or video is asked of successful applicant to share with our donors.