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Outward Bound Low Impact Course Scholarships Available

Outward Bound Low Impact Course Scholarships Available

Outward Bound has scholarships worth over $2,030 available for its low-impact Aspire eight-day course starting on 10 September 2016. The Aspire course is suitable for anyone over 27 with a mild physical limitation such as a back injury, early MS or joint problems.

Recipients will need to contribute $500 towards course costs, and arrange travel to and from Picton[1]. Work and Income clients may be eligible for a full subsidy.

Applications close 20 July. Call 0800 688 927 or visit for more information.

[1] The scholarship does not include travel insurance, or the cost of a doctor’s medical examination required before attending the course.


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