Pass the Baton Scholarship - Outward Bound

Pass the Baton Scholarship

Friends & Whānau Referral

Be in to WIN a winter prize pack for you and your friend/whānau member!

We're asking our alumni to pass their Outward Bound baton to friends and whānau by encouraging them (you!) to apply for a scholarship and make the life-changing journey to Anakiwa in 2024.

For a limited time only, applicants will go in the draw to win a winter prize pack for themselves AND one for the friend/whānau member that sent you here!

Each pack contains 1x OB Hoodie, 1x OB Merino Beanie, and 1x OB Trackpants.



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

Thanks to the support of our generous donor community and the Outward Bound Foundation Trust, our scholarship funding can cover up to 70% of the normal course fee* on select 21-day and 8-day courses!

Applications close on 31 July 2024.

Fields marked with * are required.


We need their full name so you cab enter the prize-draw!

*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

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


Classic course, 21-days

Discovery course, 8-days


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
  • 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.
  • One competition entry is permitted per person.

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