Thank you for your interest in the David Kinne Scholarship program! David Kinne was a valued and much-loved colleague at Clearwater Marine Aquarium who passed away unexpectedly in 2021. As a way to honor his legacy and highlight his passion for education, Clearwater Marine Aquarium is proud to offer the David Kinne Scholarship for our amazing summer camp programs.
If you have any additional questions about the David Kinne scholarship, please reach out to our Supervisor of Conservation Education Programs at 727-441-1790 ext. 2270.
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We are offering three Marine Science Camp scholarships, each of which will cover two $240 camp sessions in the same week. The cost of gear packs and daily lunches will also be covered (Please note that transportation to and from the Clearwater area and accommodations for the duration of camp are NOT included.) The following scholarships are being offered for the 2024 camp season:
- 1 scholarship for the Elementary School level (completed kindergarten to 5th grade)
- 1 scholarship for the Middle School Level (completed 6th to 8th grade)
- 1 scholarship for the High School level (completed 9th to 12th grade)
In order to be considered for the scholarship, campers must meet the grade criteria/age range for the camp which they’re applying for. Applicants must also submit a complete application as detailed below.
All applications must be received by end of day on March 1st, 2024.
You will receive an email confirming that your submission has been received. Winners will be notified by Clearwater Marine Aquarium the first week of April 2024. Once confirmation from winners is received, the winners will be able to self-enroll in the camp of their choosing using a promo code provided by the CMA team, with a deadline of May 1, 2024, to select and register for their camp. If you are selected for the scholarship and the camp you are interested in booking is at capacity, you can either select another camp or join the waitlist.
How to Apply
Complete the application below by filling out your information and answering the essay questions.
Help us provide more children with an opportunity to learn about marine science by donating to the David Kinne Scholarship fund. David Kinne Scholarship fund.