Get Out And Lead (GOAL)

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Go into the remote backcountry. Travel as a crew on the Appalachian Trail, living only on what you carry with you. Build memories you’ll never forget.

OVERVIEW

Go into the remote backcountry. Travel as a crew on the Appalachian Trail, living only on what you carry with you. Build memories you’ll never forget.

Get Out And Lead (GOAL) is an Outward Bound scholarship program that has been developed to cultivate budding leaders through the unique challenge of a 10-day wilderness expedition. Students learn the skills that are critical to success and often not learned in the classroom- leadership styles, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and decision making. The ideal GOAL applicant is a 12-14 year old who already shows natural leadership abilities.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Complete the Application, Personal Essay and Letters of Recommendation forms online, or print / mail using versions below.
  • Preference is given to Maryland students.
  • Submission Deadline: Completed Applications must be received by FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017 to be considered.
  • Those selected will pay a $250 program fee ($50 with qualifying financial aid application – see printable forms below)

Printable Forms
Scholarship Application
Recommendation Letter
Personal Essay
Financial Aid Application
Financial Aid Statement

WE WANT YOU!

Push yourself or nominate someone you know for this unique scholarship-funded opportunity. If you have someone you’d like for us to send an application to, please email their name and contact info to scholarships@outwardboundbaltimore.org