Hinewai Clark, awardee, at the Auckland award ceremony 2017
Applications are open until 7pm 30 April 2020
We offer three award categories:
Second-chance Education awards, Research awards and Specific Purpose awards. For more information and to apply, select the tabs below.
Please note: You will need to sign up to register on the applications website. Once registered, you will be able to start your application. You can return to complete your application at another time, by signing back in. This video shows how to continue a partially completed application. View The Video
Purpose of the award
The Outward Bound Classic Course Award offers a personal development opportunity for a woman who is planning to return to education and/or training.
Value of the award
One award of $4,349 plus expenses
NOTE: The $4349 Award covers the Outward Bound course fee. Travel expenses to Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds and costs associated with completing a medical assessment are also covered for the successful applicant.
To apply for a 2020 twenty-one (21) day Outward Bound Classic Course Award you must meet all the following eligibility criteria:
The applicant is a woman, who:
Is 18-26 years or over as at 15 April 2020
Is available during 2020 to attend a 21 day Outward Bound Classic Course-dates to be negotiated with awardee (scheduled monthly courses)
Can confidently run 3km in under 25 minutes and complete a full day’s activity
Is willing to go smoke-free at Outward Bound if normally a smoker
Is confident in the water and comfortable putting head underwater
Is willing to fully disclose all medical and criminal histories
Has not previously received an NHWT: HK Award or attended an Outward Bound Course
When selecting awardees, the selection panel considers the following:
Meets eligibility criteria
Education and/or training plans
Rationale for receiving the award