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Marlborough First Light Foundation Outward Bound Scholarship

History of award

The Marlborough First Light Foundation exists to help fund young people from Marlborough to attend an Outward Bound course.


The First Light Foundation has been set up to provide scholarships for young people from the Marlborough Community to attend an Outward Bound® course. The criteria for these first scholarships are:


That you are 16 - 26 years, live in the Marlborough area and wish to take up the challenge of Outward Bound. (Applications may be considered from people older than 26.)

Number of awards



at the discretion of the Trustees


Duration of Outward Bound Course.

Closing dates

Always Open

How do students apply?

Applications are now being sought for scholarships to attend either Outward Bound® Classic Courses (open to 18 - 26 year olds, or Mind, Body and Soul (open to 16 - 18 year olds). The Scholarships generally are intended to partially fund the course, although full course funding will also be considered where necessary. The First Light Foundation members would also help recipients to raise funds if required.

If you are interested in applying, please complete both sides of the application form (available from the website link provided below) and return it by email
The Secretary
The Secretary
Marlborough First Light Foundation Inc.
C/- Winstanley Kerridge
PO Box 349
Outward Bound Courses and Applications

Further information available from

For Outward Bound contact:
The Enrolment Officer, Outward Bound, PO Box 25 274, Wellington. Or phone 0800 688 927

Additional information

If successful in gaining a First Light Foundation Scholarship to Outward Bound, I agree to write a letter after the course about my experiences at Outward Bound®

Decision makers



Applications are accepted at the discretion of the Outward Bound Trust of New Zealand.

Conditions of acceptance

Please note that successful applicants will be required to complete an Outward Bound® Enrolment Form and an Outward Bound® Medical Form prior to being accepted onto the course.



The Secretary
Marlborough First Light Foundation Inc.
C/- Winstanley Kerridge
PO Box 349