At NCOBS, we believe everyone should have the ability to go Outward Bound. It is our goal to make these programs accessible to as many motivated students as possible. These are just a few of the opportunities available. To see if you qualify for our countless other scholarships and endowment funds, please apply. If you have questions about these opportunities please contact, us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Supports young men seeking direction in life attending Intercept courses. (Ages 16-20)
Available to Burke County, NC area youth.
Ginger Simms Leadership Fund
Provides full and partial scholarships to highly motivated women who are ready to commit to our intensive 72-day Leadership Semester. (Ages 18-30) > FIND OUT MORE
Ginger Simms Wilderness Immersion
Provides full scholarships to curious and open-minded urban youth. Candidates can choose from 14-day or 22-day NCOBS course options. (Ages 14-18) > FIND OUT MORE
Glass Memorial Scholarship Fund
Supports four NC youth annually. The fund also supports one young adult from NC attending our Instructor Development Course. (Ages 14-18)
Available for ethnic minorities who are highly motivated and interested in outdoor education and pursuing a long-term commitment to Outward Bound. > FIND OUT MORE
Hugh Jones Endowment
Available to students of color living in Florida.
Libby Jones Endowment
Supports women who desire an opportunity for renewal. (Ages 30+)
Supports young people seeking direction in life attending our Intercept or Pathfinder courses. (Ages 12-25)
Supports young people with divorced parents. (Ages 12-16)
Supports high-achieving women dedicated to serving others. (Ages 16-21)
Rhea Elliott Cooper Scholarship Endowment
Provides full and partial scholarships to students from middle-income families whose household income is just above the typical threshold for financial aid and yet still struggle to afford full tuition.
Rufus Dalton Scholarshop Fund
Awards an exemplary student with an all-expenses paid, 22-day backpacking, rock climbing, and whitewater canoeing course in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Included in this award is provision of gear required for the wilderness course. > FIND OUT MORE
Stephen Hicks Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is available to aspiring leaders dedicated to serving others in their community.
Zeke Zeliff Endowment
Supports individuals who volunteer, mentor, or, in some capacity serve others. Applicants must exhibit leadership and initiative.
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North Carolina Outward Bound School is a registered 501(c)(3). Contributions are therefore tax-deductible to the full extent provided by the law. Financial information about North Carolina Outward Bound School is available from the NC State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (919) 733-4150.