Outward Bound Scholarships 2014

Friday, 21 February 2014

Surf Life Saving New Zealand has once again been given the opportunity to be a part of Outward Bound's community scholarships scheme.

Outward Bound New Zealand is a charitable trust and aims to build relationships with community organisations whose missions align with that of Outward Bound; "Helping to create better people, better communities, better world."

Outward Bound is an adventure-based experience located in Anakiwa, Marlborough Sounds, that uses the outdoors to challenge participants mentally and physically.  People from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, abilities and ages attend Outward Bound. 

Outward Bound has offered SLSNZ places on the following courses:

Classic - 3 places
Ages 18-26 years
21 days (Sunday 8 June - Saturday 28 June 2014)
Course code: C594a

Masters - 1 place
Age 27+ years
21 days (Sunday 8 June - Saturday 28 June 2014)
Course code: M594

Discovery - 2 places
Age 27-40 years
8 days (Sunday 3 August - Sunday 10 August 2014)
Course code: D596

• You must be a current SLSNZ member.
• SLSNZ volunteers and staff are both eligible to apply.
• Only current NZ citizens or permanent residents can apply.
• Previous Outward Bound attendees are excluded from the scholarship.
• All course fees will be paid by Outward Bound and a $500 contribution made by the surf club or the individual.
• All travel arrangements (and costs) to and from the course will be met by the individual (all of the courses start and finish in Picton).
• Any medical clearance related costs will be met by the individual.
• Course dates are subject to change.
• On completion, participants will be required to…
• Write a thank you letter to the Outward Bound sourced funder.
• Share their learning and experiences from attending Outward Bound and promote throughout the organisation and local communities.
For more information about any of these courses, or for application details, visit the Member Education section on our wesbite at /education/member-education/outward-bound-scholarships-2014/

Please download and complete the enrolment form and then email it to Alternatively, you can post it to:

Belinda Slement
Outward Bound Scholarship
Surf Life Saving New Zealand
PO Box 39129
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045

Please note, all applications must be received by 5pm on Monday March 17, 2014. 

To find out more about Outward Bound check out their website

For more information, please contact:

Lisa Honeybone, Media & Communications Specialist, SLSNZ
Phone 09 303 9335 or 0276 488 823