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The Air Zoo Science Inspiration Scholarship Fund - Individual & Group Education
AIR ZOO SCIENCE INSPIRATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR GROUP VISITS, FIELD TRIPS, EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH, AND INDIVIDUAL FINANCIAL AID FOR CAMPS & CLASSESThe Air Zoo is dedicated to connecting students with science and technology through positive, engaging, and immersive experiences that align with educational standards and inspire exciting career choices and pathways. Supported in part by the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation and individual donors, the Science Inspiration Fund was developed to break down the economic barriers that greatly inhibit many schools, community organizations, and youth groups from taking an active part in Air Zoo's exceptional educational programming.
GROUP VISITS, FIELD TRIPS, AND EDUCATIONAL OUTREACHScholarships are intended strictly for the support of need-based schools and youth-serving organizations. At least 50% of students or members must qualify for the USDA free & reduced price lunch program. Scholarship applications may request funding to support the cost of Air Zoo admission fees, exhibit attendance, tours, and classroom experiences. To apply, download our application by cli clicking HERE, fill it out, and email it to email@example.com. Applications can be submitted via fax at 269.382.1813 (please address to "Group Sales Dept."). For more information or to book your group Air Zoo experience, contact the Group Sales team at 269.350.2848 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Group educational experiences supported by the Science Inspiration Scholarship Fund need to be completed by December 31, 2014 for the current application round.
INDIVIDUAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID
The Air Zoo provides scholarships to low-income families and those suffering temporary financial hardship. To download an individual scholarship application, click HERE.
Although the Air Zoo would like to award all applicants, scholarship funds are limited and not all requests can be filled.
Applicants must submit a copy of their most recent federal tax return (required) and may submit additional documentation to support a case for need (public assistance documentation, free/reduced lunch determination letter, proof of unemployment, documentation of special or extenuating
circumstances, etc.). Supporting documentation cannot be returned - please submit photocopies only.
Incomplete applications cannot be processed.
The Air Zoo Science Inspiration Fund is supported in part by the Irving S. Gilmore Foundation.