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Space Camp for Interested Vision Impaired Students (SCIVIS) – Scholarship deadlines Apply by 1st April 2016!

Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) – Scholarship deadlines Apply by 1st April 2016

Below  the video are some Scholarships links to apply for the budding young Astronaut in your family, these scholarships can cover full tuition and partial or full travel expenses to the Space Camp for Interested Vision Impaired Students (SCIVIS)!

Space Camp for Interested Vision Impaired Students (SCIVIS) part 1

Since 1990, over 3500 students from the U. S. and many foreign countries have attended SCIVIS. For many of those students it has been the highlight of their middle and high school years. Comments like, “this is the best week of my school year” and “at SCIVIS I don’t have to explain my visual impairment to people because everyone there gets it”, are heard all the time.

2016 Lighthouse Scholarship Application now available!! Deadline: April 1, 2016

2016 Northrop Grumman Scholarship Application now available!! Deadline: April 1, 2016

2016 Delta Gamma SCIVIS Scholarship Form MS Word document (40k) Deadline May 2, 2016

Space Camp for Interested Vision Impaired Students (SCIVIS)  is

  • A week long camp that takes place at the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama
  • Coordinated by teachers of the visually impaired
  • Accessible; computers used by students in the Space Camp Programs have been adapted for speech and large print output; materials and equipment used during missions are available in braille and large print
  • Participatory – students participate fully (each student is screened based on their eye medical condition –limitations may be placed on some)

SCIVIS is actually 4 separate programs.

  • Space Camp
  • Space Academy
  • Advanced Academy focus on space travel.
  • Aviation Challenge.

More information is available Here: http://www.tsbvi.edu/space/

Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students (SCIVIS) – Part 2 Aviation Challenge

More information is available Here: http://www.tsbvi.edu/space/

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