The 2015 scholarship application process is now closed.

The online applications will be available for the 2016 season in mid-September 2015.

The scholarship program is managed by the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Foundation. Full scholarships cover tuition, room & board for any 6-day weeklong, individual camp programs and are good for one year. Transportation and incidentals are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient. All applicants must be attending 4th – 12th grade.

Applicants may apply in one of four categories - Financial Need, Special Needs, Academic Achievement, or Leadership. Each applicant must answer two essay questions, design a mission patch, describe a science project using the scientific method, and provide three letters of recommendation. A selection committee reviews applications and scholarships are awarded based on available funding.


  • Financial Need/Disadvantaged - applicants in this category must either be in a low income family or receiving government assistance.
  • Special Needs - applicants in this category must have a learning challenge and/or physical challenge.
  • Academic Achievement - applicants in this category must have excelled academically AND/OR be participating in a gifted program.
  • Leadership – applicants in this category must demonstrate exceptional leadership in school and/or community.

For questions about scholarships, you can contact Kelly Hatley at

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