'Kia kaha, kia kaha maia, kia manawanni - Be strong, have confidence and determination. Life is what you make it...'

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.

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Purpose of the award

The Outward Bound Discovery Course Award offers a personal development opportunity for a woman who is planning to return to education and/or training.

Value of award

One award of $2,680 plus expenses*

* NOTE

The $2,680 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.

Eligibility criteria

To apply for a eight (8) day Outward Bound Discovery Course Award you must meet all the following eligibility criteria:

The applicant is a woman, who:

  • Is 27 years or over as at 15 April 2020

  • Is available during 2020/21 to attend an 8 day Outward Bound Discovery Course (or Masters course) dates to be decided with Outward Bound

  • Can confidently run 3km in under 25 minutes and complete a full day’s activity

  • Is willing to go smokefree at Outward Bound if normally a smoker

  • Is confident in water and comfortable putting head underwater

  • Is willing to fully disclose all medical and criminal histories

  • Has not previously received a NHWT:HK Second-Chance Education Study Award or attended an Outward Bound Course.

Selection criteria

When selecting awardees, the selection panel considers the following:

  • Meets eligibility criteria

  • Previous achievements

  • Education and/or training plans

  • Rationale for receiving the award

  • Personal circumstances

Outward Bound Discovery Course Award