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2017 Summer Camp Scholarship Application

The Natural History Museum of Utah strives to provide high-quality, inclusive programming to children attending kindergarten through eighth grade. We are thankful to our camp sponsors, who have generously donated funds toward our scholarship program for 2017. Scholarships cover 100 percent of camp fees and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis to students who receive free or reduced price lunch in the Free or Reduced School Lunch Program, or whose families meet the Income Eligibility Guidelines for the program. 

Please note that because funds are limited and demand for camp is high, qualifying for a scholarship does not guarantee a scholarship award. In addition, while we have held at least one spot per camp session for sponsored campers, qualifying for a scholarship does not guarantee a spot in summer camp.

The scholarship program allows one scholarship per child per summer. However, if a family has more than one child the parent or guardian may submit a separate application for each child in the household. Parents or guardians are responsible to provide transportation for their child each day of camp. Scholarship applications and supporting materials can be submitted anytime between March 15, 2017 and July 10, 2017. We reserve the right to close down the application process, without notice, once our scholarship funds have run out or spots in our camp program are full. Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants will be notified within five business days of receipt. All materials will be held confidentially and destroyed when Summer Camp 2017 has concluded.

How to complete this application:
  • Section 1: Must be completed by parent or guardian
  • Section 2: Must be completed by parent or guardian and student
  • Section 3: This section applies only to those parents or guardians whose children do participate in the Free or Reduced School Lunch Program.
  • Section 4: This section applies only to those parents or guardians whose children do not currently participate in the Free or Reduced School Lunch Program, but who meet the requirements for the program. Required supporting materials are 2015 (or 2016 if available) tax forms with social security numbers blacked out.

Tax forms and printed applications can be sent to: 

Natural History Museum of Utah | Rio Tinto Center
Attn: Summer Camp Scholarship Program
301 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
 

Scholarship application for 2017 is closed. 

Please contact Summer Camp Director, Shelli Campbell, at 801-585-3948 or via email if you have questions.