Pure Exploration Scholarship Application

“The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams”


You’ll learn more, see more and do more than you ever thought possible.

We look forward to reviewing your application! Please complete the below application form in full. 


We offer 3 Scholarship types - we will only accept one application per candidate: 


Adventure Ambassador: 

This scholarship is open to 17-30yo applicants interested in Adventure Tourism and Travel. The successful candidates will be required to show an interest and previous experience in social media, video content and blogging. The purpose of the scholarship is to offer the opportunity for candidates to take part on any of the Pure Exploration Programs (Explorer or Adventure Guide Leadership Program) and to share their experience across our social media and website platforms.

Requirements: 17-30yo, ability to gain a tourist or working holiday visa for NZ. An interest in adventure tourism and marketing. 


Aspiring Adventure Professional: 

This scholarship is open to 18-34yo applicants looking for a pathway into the Adventure Tourism industry, specifically looking for a stepping stone into an outdoor instructor/ guide career.

Applicants will be able to demonstrate a keen interest and previous experience in outdoor activities, specifically experience in climbing and/or hiking, camping, kayaking and mountain biking.

Requirements: 18-35yo, ability to gain a working holiday visa for NZ. 


Inspirational Student: 

This scholarship is open to 17-25yo applicants looking for a GAP Year in New Zealand

Applicants will be able to demonstrate a record of inspirational achievement in education, community or sporting fields. 

Requirements: 17yo – 25yo, high school/ college/ university student or recent graduate. 



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