Our Financial Aid and Scholarship Program is guided by a single principle: that every person should be given the opportunity to experience adventure and challenge, to develop character and compassion, and learn social and environmental responsibility - regardless of financial ability.
Hurricane Island Outward Bound School's scholarships and financial aid support over 200 applicants every year with financial and merit awards. We partner with a number of schools, sponsors and youth development programs to provide opportunities for students to attend HIOBS programs on Scholarship - including Summer Search, the Morehead Cain Foundation, Hesburg-Yusko, and over 30 Leadership Awards in schools across the country.
Financial Aid awards are awarded on a rolling basis. Applications are assessed based on demonstrated financial need and student motivation. Financial Aid at HIOBS is an award, not a loan, and is funded by the generous support of our donors. To learn about how to support our Scholarship and Financial Aid program, please contact us!
How to Apply for Financial Aid
To request an application for financial aid, please proceed with the following steps:
Select the Hurricane Island Outward Bound course you wish to enroll in by using our Course Finder
You can complete the Enrollment Form online by clicking the green “Enroll” button next to the course number or by phone (toll-free) 866-467-7651.
On the Enrollment Form, be sure to answer “Yes” to the question asking if you are interested in applying for financial aid.
Within two business days of submitting your enrollment form you should expect to receive an email for additional enrollment information, including a financial aid application.
Complete your financial aid application and return by the stated deadline. Timely completion of paperwork will assist us with determining the award we are able to offer you.
If you have questions about financial aid or to enquire about our other scholarships, please contact us at 855-802-0307.
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