Youth Scholarship Program

Youth Scholarship General info

The EUREKA! McConnell Science Museum aims to bring “science to the hands of kids”. The Youth Scholarship Program is designed for those students who need financial assistance to participate in Eureka! Science Camps.

Application process

  • Applications will be accepted up until two weeks prior to the camp start date
  • Applications must be signed by a parent/guardian of the applicant
  • Applications must be complete to be considered

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be under 18 years of age
  • Applicants must provide a current Free/Reduced Lunch approval letter from School District 51 OR a copy of a current Medicaid Card, Marillac Clinic Card, or CHP+ Card or provide a statement of need.

Scholarship review & award process

Applications will be reviewed by EUREKA! staff upon receipt to determine eligibility. Approved applications will be awarded a scholarship for 75% off the member price for day programs or $125 off overnight Environmental Institute Adventure camps. Please note that scholarship funds are limited. If funds are depleted, scholarship applications will be placed on hold until further funding is received.

Scholarships are available for youth science day camps, overnight Environmental Institute camps, after school programs, preschool school programs. Applicants will be limited to three (3) scholarships per calendar year. Scholarships are not available for the entire "No School Days Fall/Spring Semester."

When applying for more than one camp, please list all three camp names, dates and locations on your application.

Registration process

Applicants will be notified of scholarship award and registration process via email. Camp registration will be the responsibility of the applicant. Scholarship approval does not automatically register the applicant into the program. Please set-up a dashboard account if you do not already have one.

Privacy policy

Information submitted throughout the application process will remain confidential.

Free Annual Family Memberships are Available for Eligible PreK Families.


Eligibility

  • Family must have a child 0-5 years old
  • Applicants must provide a copy of a current Medicaid Card, Marillac Clinic Card, or CHP+ Card or provide a statement of need

Application Review and Award Process
Applications will be reviewed by EUREKA! staff upon receipt to determine eligibility. Applicants will be notified of award via email. Please set-up a dashboard account if you do not already have one.

Privacy Policy
Information submitted throughout the application process will remain confidential

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Girls Inspire Scholarships

Due to a generous grant from Best Buy, we can offer a select number of scholarships for each of our Girls Inspire camps for only $20/week! To apply, please fill out the Youth Scholarship application.

Camps include:

June 8-12: Girls Inspire - Pred-Med (6th-10th grade)

July 13-17: Girls Inspire - Environmental Institute, Women in the Field (6th-10th grade)