Fee Waiver Qualifications
To qualify for a fee waiver, educational and/or scientific groups must meet the following criteria:
- Submit proof of official recognition as an accredited institution by a federal, state, or local government entity.
(Private schools or other scientific institutions may submit documentation of tax exempt status granted for educational purposes.)
- Submit a one-page lesson plan listing objectives, itinerary, and how lessons relate to park resources. Intended trip must relate directly to the educational or scientific purpose of the visit, and to the unique features and resources of Big Bend.
- Submit a copy of the course description from the school's course catalog or handbook (colleges/universities).
Note: Proposed trip must be sanctioned as an approved school educational activity by an authorized school official. The form must be signed by the school's principal, department head, or other appropriate official.