Iowa HOBY is allowing schools the option of sending up to four ambassadors to the Iowa HOBY seminar. The first ambassador registered will be referred to during the registration process as “the primary ambassador.” Fees required to send the primary ambassador (1st student) includes only the National Registration Fee of $195. The National Registration Fee covers the cost of our parent organization including development of program content, insurance costs, branding, and other resources that have allowed more than 400,000 students nationally to participate in the HOBY experience. The local cost of seminar for the primary student is paid for with funds raised by Iowa HOBY volunteers from cooperating organizations, grants, private and corporate donations. Any other students registered will be referred to during the registration process as “additional ambassadors.”
These optional additional ambassadors (up to three per school) are responsible for both the $195 National Registration Fee and the $155 Local Seminar Fee (actual cost of attending the seminar, including room and board and seminar materials) totaling $350 per additional student.
- 1 Student: $195 total (national registration only, Iowa HOBY fundraises for the cost of attending the seminar for first student)
- 2 Students: $545 (national registration for 1st and 2nd students plus local cost of attending the seminar for 2nd student)
- 3 Students: $895 (national registration for 1st, 2nd and 3rd students plus local cost of attending the seminar for 2nd and 3rd students)
- 4 Students: $1245 (national registration for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th students plus local cost of attending the seminar for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th students)
Volunteers of Iowa HOBY work every day to raise the nearly $35,000 required to conduct the three day seminar. Thank you for appreciating the work of our volunteers. Our only fundraising goal is to allow as many Iowa students to participate in this worthwhile program as possible.