The recipients of the 2018 FMC expedition scholarships have been announced.
Simon Bell Memorial Expedition Scholarship
Morgan Scully and Coraline Buchet, Victoria University of Wellington Tramping Club, for a traverse of the Southern Alps.
Youth Expedition Scholarships
Dave Kelbe, Otago University Tramping Club, for a walking and pack-rafting traverse from Doubtful Sound to Dusky Sound.
Madeleine Whittaker, Otago University Tramping Club, for the South Island section of the Te Araroa Trail to raise funds for youth at risk.
Sooji Clarkson, Individual Supporter, for a female-led climbing trip to the Balfour Neve.
Jake Harris, Nelson College, for a 20-day traverse of the Tasman Wilderness Area in Kahurangi National Park.
Kevin Peng, University of Canterbury Climbing Club and NZAC Canterbury/Westland, for an exploratory rock-climbing trip to the Ruggedy Mountains on Rakiura / Stewart Island.
Congratulations to all the scholarship recipients on their successful applications. We wish you a summer full of rewarding adventures, and look forward to your trip reports!