Financial Aid Application Form

Dear Educator,

Thank you for your interest in the education programs at Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Our goal is to serve as many schools as possible, while providing a unique learning experience. In our efforts to better serve the community, Birch Aquarium at Scripps offers financial aid to schools in need.

Application Procedure:

  1. Complete the Financial Aid form below. Financial aid for both on-site and outreach programs is available to help defray program costs for schools with demonstrated need. Title I schools will be given priority.
  2. Each teacher/group leader who is responsible for booking a program will need to fill out a Financial Aid application.
  3. Once approved for financial aid, you will receive confirmation via e-mail with instructions on how to book your program online at the discounted rate.

1. Contact Information

Name of School/Group:
Contact Person:
Email Address:

2. Please Indicate the type of program you would like to register for


Discovery Lab
Self-Guided Visit


Beach Teach

Aquarium Outreach

How did you hear about our financial aid program?

If you have already booked a program, please enter the Order/Confirmation #


We would like to know more about your facility or group's desire to participate in a Birch Aquarium at Scripps program or self-guided visit.

  • Why does your facility or group want to participate in a Birch Aquarium at Scripps program or self-guided visit?
  • How will this program or self-guided visit benefit your students?
  • What alternative resources have you turned to before requesting financial aid from Birch Aquarium at Scripps?

Please state if your facility is Title I or if you have a non-profit status 501 (c)(3) IRS letter.

Thank you!
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
Education Department