Outward Bound Australia Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Adventurous Journeys Scholarship Application

The Australian Outward Bound Development Fund (AOBDF) is a charity established to give all Australians the opportunity to experience the life affirming benefits of an adventure learning program. AOBDF offers financial scholarships to selected participants who could not otherwise afford to attend a program with Outward Bound Australia.


Applicant Details

The Applicant is the person who will receive the Scholarship. If you are applying on behalf of someone else, please enter THEIR details.



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Does the applicant identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander?(Required)


Contact Details

If you are the Applicant, or if you are applying on behalf of someone else, please enter YOUR details.


Program Selection

Please identify the specific Adventurous Journey you want your application to be considered for.

NSW Bronze Practice 28-29 SEP 2023, or
VIC Gold 5-day Great Ocean Walk 18-22 SEP 2023

Scholarship Selection
There are three scholarship tiers available. Please select which tier you are applying for.
Scholarships do not include any costs associated with clothing, equipment, or transport to and from program.


These might even be strengths that you feel or think are not always noticed by other people.


Scholarship Qualifying Criteria

Qualifying Criteria(Required)
Select all of the criteria that describe your current lived situation. This list is not exhaustive. If you think that your relevant qualifying criteria is not included, please select the ‘Other’ option and itemise in the box below.


Character Reference

Please provide the name and details for one person whom Outward Bound can contact to endorse your application, by acting as a character reference on behalf of the Applicant.

This person should be a non-family member.



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