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An Open Invitation to Explorers and Adventurers - The Captain Scott Awards

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The Captain Scott Society makes its two annual awards in April each year:

  • The Spirit of Adventure Award of £2,000 is for 19 year olds upwards.
  • The Sir Vivian Fuchs Youth Award of £500 is for 11 to 18 year olds.

The Awards are granted to assist individuals or groups to undertake adventurous expeditions and endeavours and past applicants include EC Members.

The Spirit of Adventure Award - £2,000 
This is awarded to the individual or group that best exemplifies Captain Scott's 'Spirit of Adventure'. In particular, the Society is looking for adventurous 'firsts'. These could include the scaling of unclimbed peaks, navigational firsts, sporting firsts or expeditionary firsts of any kind. Applicants should also take into account the scientific objectives of Scott's expeditions.

Vivian Fuchs Youth Award - £500
This Award of is restricted to the 11 - 19 year age group. The Society is very flexible with respect to the type of activity to be undertaken but is particularly interested in character building or unusual exploits.

Find out more about the Captain Scott Awards at www.captainscottsociety.com/awards.html