MAEREWHENUA TRUST SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

MAEREWHENUA TRUST/BBNZ SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES

  • EXPEDITIONS

Boys belonging to a BB Company Section or an ICONZ Delta Unit are eligible for access to a scholarship which will provide financial support to undertake the three/four-day expeditions for the Silver/ Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award and/or BB Company or ICONZ Delta Challenge programmes.

The scholarship is not available to parties using a professional planner/mentor. It is expected that unless there are special circumstances, awardees will make a 1/3 financial contribution to their project.

The potential recipient must nominate a means by which the receipt of the award will be acknowledged (production of a logbook/journal, presentation at a parents' evening or a church meeting, etc)

Expedition/Journey Scholarships are in the range of $400 and $1,000 per party with a minimum of $100 per boy.

 

  • OUTWARD BOUND COURSES

Young men up to the age of 25 who have served as volunteer leaders in a BB Company Section or an ICONZ Delta Unit for at least four years are eligible for access to a scholarship which will provide financial support to undertake a two-week Outward Bound course at Anakiwa in the Marlborough Sounds.

The potential recipient must nominate a means by which the receipt of the award will be acknowledged (production of a logbook/journal, presentation at a parents' evening or a church meeting, etc)

Outward Bound Scholarships are for $1,000.

 

  • VETERAN LEADER SABBATICALS 

Veteran Volunteers of Company Sections and Delta Units with more than 6 years leadership experience are eligible for Holiday/Sabbatical Travel Vouchers as a reward for a job well done.

Veteran Leader Scholarships are for $1,000.

 

  • QUEEN’S BADGE PARTICPATION

Application can be made for financial assistance for a BB Company Section or ICONZ Delta Queen’s Badge recipient who can demonstrate financial hardship, to attend the Queen’s Badge presentation ceremony with up to two family members. Application should be made through the Company Captain or ICONZ Delta Leader.

Awardees must have demonstrated a significant effort to fundraise towards the cost of attendance.

 

  • OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT

Application can be made for funds to assist in the purchase of outdoor equipment that facilitates significant involvement in the outdoors and expeditions for BB Company Section and ICONZ Delta.

Applications should include the reason for purchase, likely frequency of use, and two quotations for the items being purchased. Awardees must have demonstrated a significant effort to fundraise towards the cost of items being purchased.

 

  • FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Application for financial assistance can be made by any BB Company Section or ICONZ Delta Unit where financial hardship or extraordinary circumstance can be demonstrated or where the purchase would significantly improve the Company/Unit viability and/or provide programme quality that is attractive to boys involvement.