Urgent Scholarship Opportunity

Scouts Australia has just been invited to send 2 male Rovers (aged 18-23 years) to the 18th International Youth Gathering for Cultural Exchange, OMAN from 3-13th November 2015.

This has only just arrived, with applications closing soon for the scholarship on the 25th of September, so please see Information for instructions on how to apply.

Any questions, contact Neville Tomkins, International Commissioner, Scouts Australia.

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Scholarship: Azerbaijan Wonderland Scout Camp 2014

3rd– 17th JULY 2014

The Scout Association of Australia, in conjunction with the Asia-Pacific Scout Region is offering one scholarship to an 18+ member to attend the 2014 Azerbaijan Wonderland Scout Camp in Lerik, Azerbaijan as a member of the International Service Team.

This scholarship covers 50% of the economy airfare Australia – Azerbaijan, and event cost PLUS an additional EUR600 subsidy from the Asia-Pacific Region towards these costs. It is expected that the successful candidate will therefore need to make a personal contribution of approximately $520 towards airfares and the event fee, and will also be responsible for the cost of passport, travel insurance, and a Scouts Australia international scarf.

Activities on the camp include pioneering, water activities, as well as hiking to a medieval village. Lerik is in southern Azerbaijan, located in the Talysh mountains close to the Iranian border.

More information about the event is available by contacting the Assistant International Commissioner, Andrew Cooper on int.assistantcomm@scouts.com.au.

Scouts Australia is now accepting applications for this scholarship. Applicants must meet the following selection criteria:

  • 18+ member of Scouts Australia.
  • An outstanding ambassador of Scouts Australia.
  • Representative of a wide range of Scouting experiences.
  • Available for the duration of the event.

Interested candidates must send an expression of interest email to Andrew Cooper, International Commissioner, int.assistantcomm@scouts.com.au by 8th June 2014, that includes a brief summary of their Scouting experience, and a brief paragraph of no more than 150 word outlining why they are interested in travelling to Azerbaijan.