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Scholarships available for Science Museum Oklahoma field trips


Students in numerous Oklahoma counties and public school districts have the opportunity to visit Science Museum Oklahoma for free as part of a school field trip through September.

Chaparral Energy and the Cresap Family Foundation have provided the grants for this opportunity.

Scholarships are available for field trips for public schools in Canadian, Carter, Comanche, Craig, Delaware, Garfield, Kingfisher, Mayes, Nowata, Osage, Ottawa and Washington counties.

The grants will cover the cost of general school group admission. If needed, limited funds also are available to assist with travel expenses. A live science show or Kirkpatrick Planetarium show may be added to a group’s experience for $2.75 per person. Field trips must be booked by May 15; however trips may be scheduled for any time through Sept. 30.

To apply for the grant, teachers and school administrators should go to, download the museum’s scholarship application and return the completed form to Questions may be directed to the museum's guest relations department at 405-602-3760.

Science Museum Oklahoma is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at 2020 Remington Place.