MCAS Youth Scholarship – Apply NOW!

Applications Open: January 1, 2020
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2020

Morro Coast Audubon Society is pleased to announce a youth scholarship for up to two selected students, 13-18 years of age who reside in San Luis Obispo County, to attend the American Birding Association’s Camp Colorado ( that is being held July 18-24, 2020. This scholarship will encourage youth, who have already begun developing their birding skills, to pursue their interests in birds, the natural world, conservation, and education.

To apply students must complete an Online Application and identify a mentor/teacher (non-family) who agrees to submit a letter of recommendation. A Printable Worksheet is available that can be used before filling out and submitting the online application. Find out more.

This scholarship will cover the cost of registration for the American Birding Association’s Camp Colorado ($1449), ABA student membership ($25), and travel costs to/from Colorado (up to $350). Scholarship recipients will also receive a year’s membership in the Morro Coast Audubon Society.

These youth scholarships are made possible by generous donations from the San Luis Obispo County community. You can donate to this scholarship HERE! Thanks!

Questions? Email Kaaren Perry, Education Chair, at