Due to safety concerns around COVID-19, the Science Museum of Minnesota is temporarily closed to the public.

How It Works

Scholarships to Science Museum summer camps are distributed through a random lottery.

  • Drawings begin after registration opens for members on Tuesday, February 11.
  • Great-Tix members automatically qualify.
  • You will be contacted if your family is selected. Registration will be completed at that time.
  • Apply only once; drawings continue until all funds have been distributed, and no later than May 25.
  • If you are NOT selected, you will be notified by email.

Two Levels of Scholarships

Scholarships for 85% of the fee are available for families currently receiving public assistance in the form of TANF, MFIP, General Assistance, WIC, Medicaid or Medical Assistance, SSI, Foodstamps, MN Care, Section 8 Housing, or Free or Reduced Price School Meals. You will be awarded or declined depending on the availability of funds.

Scholarships for 50% of the fee are available for other families needing assistance. These awards are based on financial need and availability of funds.

To Apply

  1. Complete the one-page scholarship application. Your application cannot be processed without providing the requested information. Please black out any social security numbers or account numbers.
  2. Complete a class registration form. Be sure to list a second choice in case your first choice is full.
  3. If you prefer to pay by check, submit along with application and registration. Check and documentation will be processed and shredded once registration is complete.
  4. Send scholarship application, documentation, and registration form to:

    Summer Camps
    Science Museum of Minnesota
    120 West Kellogg Blvd.
    Saint Paul, MN 55102

Frequently Asked Questions

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