Financial Aid for the Virtual After School Series

Financial Aid

Our Virtual programs are designed to support inclusive and collaborative learning, promote exploration and discovery, and empower youth to reach their full potential. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we are able to offer scholarships for those needing assistance to enjoy the benefits of programming from Birch Aquarium.

“We think that it is important for children, at a young age, to learn about the ocean - its fun possibilities for recreation, as well as its inhabitants - and the ocean’s importance for mankind’s future.” 


We strive to make our programs accessible to all learners. Scholarships are awarded based on need, so please review and fill out the scholarship application to qualify. We hope to respond to all applications within 5-7 business days.

  1. Submit one (1) separate application for each child who will be attending the program.
  2. You must apply for financial aid prior to registering. We are unable to tentatively reserve spots prior to processing financial aid applications.
  3. If your application is approved for financial aid, you will receive confirmation via email with instructions on how to register for the program. You will have a two (2) week deadline to accept the offered aid and officially book your child’s spot.
  4. If your application is not approved for financial aid, you will be notified via email.


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