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Eric Hawkes Memorial Outward Bound Scholarship for people aged 18-26 years inclusive (21 day standard course)

History of award

The Southland District Council will sponsor two individuals to attend the New Zealand Outward Bound School in Anakiwa, 23 kilometres from Picton.


To encourage and increase self-responsibility, confidence and motivation and to help build positive relationships with colleagues and others.


*For people aged 18 - 26 years inclusive (21 Day Standard Course).

Applicants and/or their parents or guardians must currently live in the Southland District Council area and have done so for at least two consecutive years before applying.

Number of awards



Course and Travel Fees


3 week course

Closing dates

Applications close 4.00pm

How do students apply?

Closing date for all our grants and levies has been moved to 15 May 2020. This date is subject to change depending on future developments around Covid 19.

ANY ENQUIRIES: Please contact Bronwyn Affleck phone (03) 211 1426
Regulations and Application Form
Scholarship Page

Decision makers

Scholarship and Bursaries Subcommittee.


All applicants are required to attend an interview on the third Thursday of January.

Conditions of acceptance

Training conditions entail a commitment of maximum effort in all course activities, co-operation with staff and fellow students and abstention from smoking and alcohol.


Bronwyn Affleck
Administrative Assistant
Southland District Council
PO Box 903
Invercargill 9840
Phone: (03) 2111 426