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Admissions - Financial Aid for High School Students

High School Financial Aid

Need-Based Aid

A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. To apply, send the following to the SEA Admission Office by fax (857-386-7986) or email (

  • A letter from your parent explaining your family’s financial situation. This should address the number of children in college or private schools, special circumstances such as high medical bills or unemployment, etc. It should also include the amount that your family can contribute toward the program cost.
  • Your supporting parent’s most recent Federal Tax Return.

Awards are determined after acceptance to the program; recipients will be notified by email.

Special Scholarships

Alumni of our high school summer seminars are eligible for an SEA award of $500 for a subsequent high school summer seminar.

Year-round residents of Cape Cod and the Islands should contact for information about SEA’s Cape & Islands Scholarship, a need-based scholarship for our neighbors.

Alumni of the Woods Hole Children’s School of Science should contact for information about scholarships available to them.