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SeaWorld Orlando Environmental Scholarship Program

SeaWorld Orlando Environmental Scholarship Program

The application deadline for the 2017 Environmental Scholarship Program has now closed. Check back soon to meet the winners of the 2017 Environmental Scholarship!


The Environmental Scholarship Program is available to Florida high school seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students will receive a one-time award of $5,000 to use at any college or university they plan to attend.

Scholarship Application Form

How will my application be evaluated?

The applications will be evaluated by representatives of SeaWorld’s Education & Conservation Department.  Eligibility determination shall be at the sole discretion of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, SeaWorld Orlando, and the SeaWorld Orlando Education & Conservation Department.  Judges will consider originality, creativity, content, organization, neatness and the general presentation of the application.

All winners will be notified by phone and/or email.  Any award notification returned to the sponsor or its agencies as undeliverable will result in disqualification and the presenting of the award to an alternate winner.  All application materials submitted become the property of SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, 
and none will be returned.


Winners will be asked to complete photographic and video release forms.  No substitution of awards will be offered and non-cash prizes may not be redeemed for cash value.  The award money is intended to provide funding for the winners college education and may not be transferred to a third party or be used for unrelated purposes.  By accepting an award, all representatives agree to permit SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and SeaWorld Orlando to use their name, voice, picture or other likeness for advertising, marketing, public relations or other promotional purposes in connection with awards program or otherwise without further compensations.  Federal, state and local taxes on award money, if any, are the responsibility of the winners.


About SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment:

SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment inspires people to celebrate, connect, and care for the natural world through the power of entertainment. The company now owns 11 parks across the United States, playing host to more than 24 million guests a year and provide lasting memories through up-close animal encounters, world-class shows and rides, and high-quality themed attractions.  Locations include SeaWorld parks in Orlando, San Diego and San Antonio; the Busch Gardens parks in Tampa, Fla. and Williamsburg, Va.; Discovery Cove and Aquatica in Orlando; Aquatica San Diego in Chula Vista, Calif.; Sesame Place near Philadelphia, Pa.; and water parks Adventure Island in Tampa and Water Country USA in Williamsburg. 

A global leader in animal care and conservation, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment cares for more than 67,000 animals including 200 endangered or threatened species. This commitment extends to animals around the world.  The company operates one of the world’s most respected animal rescue and rehabilitation programs. SeaWorld has assisted more than 25,000 orphaned, injured or ill animals over the last 50 years.