Outward Bound Scholarship

Each year we offer an Outward Bound Scholarship to one lucky person.  The scholarship is for the Compass Course running in May of each year. 

We enjoy supporting our community, in particular our youth, and we are great admirers of Outward Bound.  Their courses encourage leadership which positively help our communities and so for us it’s a great match. 

If you aged over 18 and need a bit of direction this superb 8-day course could be just what you are looking for.  Outward Bound describe the course like this…

The Compass course is designed for those early in their career. It is focused on developing personal confidence and a strong sense of self-responsibility.

This course will challenge and ignite a passion for continual learning and boost motivation to achieve in a team. It will challenge participants to strive for greatness and will help them understand the value of communicating face to face with colleagues and customers.

Our courses are designed to be mentally, emotionally, and physically challenging for the average participant. Activities occur in all weather conditions and can include off-track tramping, camping outside (sometimes alone), white-water and surf kayaking, running, sailing, swimming, rock-climbing and high-ropes.


If this sounds like you, and you have a passion for Marlborough and its community, we welcome you to apply.   We open applications in November each year, and the application form will be available below then for you to download and applications close before Christmas.  The lucky winner will be notified by the end of February. 

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