Leeuwin Ocean Adventure Scholarships: Apply Now!

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If you’re a young person with an adventurous spirit who likes a challenge, the Shire of Dardanup needs you!

Every year the Shire offers a number of scholarships to a selection of its residents, aged 14 to 25, for a Youth Explorer Voyage onboard the sailing ship STS Leeuwin II.

Applications are now open for two places on the week-long voyage organised by The Leeuwin Foundation.

The voyage departs Bunbury on January 16, 2020 and arrives in Fremantle on January 22.

Successful applicants will be involved in all aspects of ship operations including navigating the course, setting the sails and sharing in night watch duties.

The program is designed to help young people build life skills including self-confidence, teamwork, leadership and communication.

The Leeuwin Foundation is an award-winning provider of personal development and leadership programs that deliver key life skills young people can take into their studies, careers and community.

Since 1986, the Leeuwin has provided exciting and life-changing programs to more than 40,000 young people across Australia.

Applications for a Shire of Dardanup scholarship to participate in the Youth Explorer Voyage close on Friday, November 1, 2019.

For more information and to download an application form, visit the Leeuwin Sailing page of our website.

Sincere thanks to 2020 scholarship sponsors Dardanup Lions.