Nickolas Bunn Boddie Sr. and Lucy Mayo Boddie Foundation Scholarship Program
To benefit the schoolchildren of Bertie, Edgecombe, Halifax, Hertford, Martin, Nash, Northampton and Warren counties
The Nickolas Bunn Boddie, Sr. and Lucy Mayo Boddie Foundation is generously providing funding to public and charter schools in Bertie, Edgecombe, Halifax, Hertford, Martin, Nash, Northampton and Warren counties for students to attend programs at Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, or to receive a visit from one of Morehead's external programs (DESTINY, DREAMS or PLANETS).
For a field trip visit to Morehead, the scholarship will cover each student’s ticket and a transportation subsidy of $150 per bus to each school.
For visits from external programs, the scholarship will cover the standard $250 fee for a DESTINY or a DREAMS visit to a school, and the standard fees associated with a PLANETS visit.
Elementary, middle and high school teachers are encouraged to apply for the scholarship.
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center offers exciting fulldome planetarium shows, Discovery classes, Science LIVE! demonstrations and exhibits that will capture your students’ imaginations and illustrate key science concepts. To learn more about Morehead's range of programming for field trip visits, please visit our Now Showing page and follow the links.
To apply for a field trip visit, click on this link to the online application form. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis during the school year. You will be contacted within two weeks about the status of your application.
If you are interested in receiving a visit from one of the external programs, please click on the name of your preferred program and follow the instructions to request a visit: PLANETS, DREAMS or DESTINY. The initial deadline to request a visit for the 2013-2014 school year is Friday, Sept. 20, 2013. Requests received by this date will have priority for initial scheduling. Requests received after this date will be scheduled upon availability.
This scholarship program would not be possible without the generous support of the Nicholas Bunn Boddie Sr. and Lucy Mayo Boddie Foundation. Private gifts such as this make it possible for Morehead Planetarium and Science Center to bring science education to North Carolina children who might not otherwise have this opportunity. To ensure the continuation of this wonderful program, please encourage your students to write thank you letters to the address below:
Mr. Mayo Boddie
Boddie Noell-Enterprises, Inc.
P.O. Box 1908
Rocky Mount, NC 27802-1908