Scholarship Information

Application Requirements

To apply for a scholarship, families must submit the following:

  • 2018 Camp Scholarship/Enrollment Form (Available for download at the bottom of this page at 12:00 noon, on March 5, 2018)
  • $15 processing fee paid by cash, check, or credit card (Visa, American Express, Master Card, or Discover)
  • Proof of eligibility (See Eligibility Information section below)

Eligibility Information

To qualify for a Hands-On Science Camp scholarship, applicants must be able to provide ONE of the following documents:

  • Free/Reduced Lunch: Qualification letter showing participant's first and last name.
  • Medi-Cal/Low-Income Health Insurance: Current dated qualification letter or medical card showing applicant's first and last name.
  • 2016 or 2017 Tax Return form: 1040, 1040EZ, 1040A, etc. to show eligibility for free/reduced lunch based on federal guidelines.


Please review the following policies before submitting an application:

  • Applicants must provide documentation to verify eligibility. See Eligibility Information section above.
  • Due to limited availability, only one scholarship will be awarded per child, and limited to two scholarships per family.
  • All scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first served basis.
  • Scholarships will not be processed with missing information, including proof of eligibility and/or processing fee.
  • Only one submission will be accepted per applicant. Please do not submit form more than once.
  • Acceptance/denial letters will be e-mailed or mailed 2-3 business days after enrollment has been processed.
  • Cancellation/change policy: The first change will be free of charge. All additional changes will incur a $25 fee per change.

Download the 2018 Camp Scholarship/Enrollment Form

Forms must be submitted by mail or fax. Scholarships cannot be processed through the online enrollment system.

  • Scholarship Application Form - English (download will be available 3/5/18 at 12:00 noon)
  • Scholarship Application Form - Spanish (download will be available 3/5/18 at 12:00 noon)

If you have any questions regarding Hands-On Science Camp Scholarships, please contact us at 213-744-7444