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Funding Your Learning

Due to the generous support of local and regional foundations, Science Central offers free Study Trips to our center. While visiting Science Central, students can interact with our permanent and temporary exhibits, and engage with our Education Specialists during labs and demonstrations in our Demonstration Theater! Check out the funding options below to see if your school qualifies.

All study trips are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis until available funds are utilized.  Please direct credit and thanks towards the sponsoring foundations.

Community Foundation of DeKalb County 

Available:  2018-19 School Year.

Eligible Grades:  K-8th

Eligible Schools:  DeKalb County Elementary and Middle Schools

Funded:  Free! (Students & Chaperones) Available funds are allocated for this school year.

Limits:  Funds are limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How to Register:  Reservations are required.  Click here to register.  Please, make a note in your registration form that you would like to participate in this grant.

Hayner-Kuhne Foundation Award

Available:  2017-18 School Year.

Eligible Grades:  Grade school age 6-13

Eligible Schools:  All East Allen County Schools (EACS) & Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS)

Funded:  Free! (Students & Chaperones) Available funds are allocated for this school year. 

Limits:  Funds are limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How to Register:  Reservations are required.  Click here to register.  Please, make a note in your registration form that you would like to participate in this grant.

Kosciusko County Community Foundation, Inc.

Available: 2018-19 School Year

Eligible Grades: K-8

Eligible Schools: All schools in Kosciusko County

Funded: Free! (Students & Chaperones) Available funds are allocated for this school year.

Limits: Funds are limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How to Register: Reservations are required. Click here to register. Please, make a note in your registration form that you would like to participate in this grant.

Poinsette-Altman Foundation

Available:  October 1, 2018 - May 31, 2019

Eligible Grades:  K-8th

Eligible Schools:  Northwest Allen County Schools

Funded:  Free! (Students & Chaperones)  

Limits:  Funds are limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How to Register:  Reservations are required.  Click here to register.  Please, make a note in your registration form that you would like to participate in this grant.

Special Notes:

  • If receiving this grant, please direct credit and thanks towards the Dr. Louis & Anne B. Schneider Foundation.

The Steuben County Community Foundation

Available:  2018-2019 School Year

Eligible Grades:  K-8

Eligible Schools:  Steuben County elementary and middle schools

Funded:  Free! (Students & Chaperones) Available funds are allocated for this school year.

Limits:  Until funds are exhausted.

How to Register:  Reservations are required.  Click here to register.  Please, make a note in your registration form that you would like to participate in this grant.

United Technologies Electronic Controls 

Available:  2018-19 School Year.

Eligible Grades:  K-8

Eligible Schools:  Huntington County Community Schools

Funded:  Free! (Students & Chaperones)

Limits:  Funds are limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Available funds are allocated for this school year.

How to Register:  Reservations are required.  Click here to register.  Please, make a note in your registration form that you would like to participate in this grant.

Zollner Foundation

Available: 2018-19 Academic Year

Eligible Grades: Any

Eligible Schools: Any within EACS, FWCS, NACS, AND SACS

Funded: Free! (Students & Chaperones) Available funds are allocated for this school year.

Limits: Funds are limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

How to Register: Reservations are required. Click here to register. Please, make a note in your registration form that you would like to participate in this grant.