Captain Scott Society – Spirit of Adventure Award

Grant Sources

Award for individuals or voluntary and community groups in the UK undertaking adventurous activities.

Maximum value:  £2,500

Objectives of Fund

The scheme is intended to support groups undertaking adventurous endeavours.

In particular, the scheme wishes to fund adventurous “firsts”, which have not previously been attempted.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • The scaling of unclimbed peaks.
  • Navigational firsts.
  • Sporting firsts.
  • Expeditionary firsts.

Value Notes

The value awarded is £2,500.

It is a condition of the Award that the successful applicant(s) gives a presentation to the Society on completion of the attempt, usually at the Society’s Annual General Meeting in April or May.

Who Can Apply

Individuals and groups in the UK are eligible to apply.

Eligible Expenditure

Eligible activities must:

  • Be realistic.
  • Show evidence of sound planning.
  • Show evidence that the proposal will be attempted within the time scale of the Award.
  • Take into account the scientific element of Scott’s expeditions.

How To Apply

The deadline for applications is the end of March of any year.

Applications should be made in writing.

Contact the Captain Scott Society for further information.

For all enquiries contact:

Expedition Secretary
The Captain Scott Society
28 King George V Drive
CF14 4EE


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