Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we offer need based scholarships up to fully funded tuition, funded by our endowment and by the generous donations of alumni and others interested in outdoor education. These scholarships are awarded on the basis of need and decisions are made by the Cottonwood Gulch scholarship committee. Timely submission of application materials will help to ensure financial assistance. We attempt to accommodate every worthy applicant on a first-come-first-served basis. We encourage families to contact us directly if they are in need of financial assistance or have questions regarding our scholarship program. Donations in support of this, and all our programs, are always welcome. To inquire about scholarships, or to make a donation, send an email to  You can also download a copy of the application here: Cottonwood Gulch Scholarship Application